Providence Equity Said to Explore Sale of Learfield

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  • Learfield represents 120 U.S. college sports programs
  • Providence acquired Learfield three years ago from Shamrock

Providence Equity Partners, which acquired a controlling interest in Learfield Communications Inc. three years ago, is exploring a sale of the company that buys and sells media and marketing rights for 120 college programs, people with knowledge of the matter said.

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