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Is Formula 1 Acquiring MotoGp? Liberty Media Makes a Major Move
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In a statement released recently, announcing that the owner of Liberty Media, the US-based company of Formula One, Liberty Media has revealed its intention to acquire MotoGP’s parent company, Dorna.

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Liberty Media takeovers MotoGP

 Liberty Media announces the takeover of Moto GP to be complete by the end of 2024. The longtime CEO of Dorna Carmelo Ezpeleta, continues to lead the independently operated company, which is credited to Liberty Media’s Formula One Group tracking stock, and Dorna’s headquarters will be in Madrid.

Is Formula 1 Acquiring MotoGp? Liberty Media Makes a Major Move
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This is the perfect next step in the evolution of MotoGP, and we are excited for what this milestone brings to Dorna, the MotoGP paddock, and racing fans, Ezpeleta says.

 Liberty Media is acquiring approximately 86% of Dorna, and Dorna management retaining around 14% of its equity. Dorma was also owned by a British private investment bank that supported World Superbike Championship and all-electric MotoE.

Greg Maffei added by saying that he is thrilled to expand their portfolio of leading live sports and entertainment assets with the acquisition of MotoGP. The business has significant upside, and we intend to grow the sport for MotoGP fans, teams, commercial partners and our shareholders. Liberty Media President and CEO Greg Maffei added.

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