Wall Street Journal on Oct. 16:
William Morris Endeavor bought closely held UFC in August, a $4 billion deal backed by private-equity firms Silver Lake and KKR & Co. The firm posted $170 million in Ebitda for the year ended June 30, people familiar with the matter said.
But adjustments, including $48 million in expected future step-up payments to television contracts and other licensing agreements, boosted the figure to about $300 million, the people said.
Read the full story here: Liz Hoffman and Matt Wirz, "The Ultimate Ebitda Fighting Championship".