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Getty to Sell NFTs in Multiyear Deal With Fanatics-Owned Candy

The stock-photo giant, planning to go public, will sell unique digital versions of some of its millions of notable images

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Getty Images Inc. has signed a multiyear deal with Candy Digital, the digital collectibles firm owned by Fanatics Inc., as the provider of news and stock photos breaks into the nonfungible-token business ahead of its plans to go public.

As part of the agreement, the pair will develop a range of NFT products from Getty’s sizable library and archive, made up of nearly 500 million images. They’re preparing to release digital formats of rare analog works as well as modern images across culture, art and world events. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.