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EBay Nears Deal to Sell StubHub to Viagogo for Roughly $4 Billion

By Cara Lombardo and Corrie Driebusch 

EBay Inc. is nearing a deal to sell its StubHub ticketing business to Swiss ticket reseller Viagogo Entertainment Inc., according to people familiar with the matter.

A deal could be announced as soon as Monday and value StubHub at about $4 billion, the people said.

EBay has owned StubHub since 2007 when it bought the business for $310 million. StubHub, one of the most popular platforms to buy and sell tickets to concerts, sports and other events, accounted for about 14% of the company's revenue in the third quarter.

Write to Cara Lombardo at cara.lombardo@wsj.com and Corrie Driebusch at corrie.driebusch@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

November 25, 2019 08:54 ET (13:54 GMT)

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