Bain, Game Plan try to entice owners with buyout plan
NEW YORK -- An outside bid to buy the National Hockey League would allow team owners the chance to maintain a stake in the league, according to people close to the deal.
The provision is added incentive for team owners mulling a bid by private equity firm Bain Capital and investment firm Game Plan International to buy the 30-team league for $4.3 billion.
A spokesman for the NHL declined to comment on the deal on Wednesday.
Bain and Game Plan's offer seemed far fetched at first, ...
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