3i invests in Sport First

- The venture capitalist company 3i has announced a £3 million investment in Sport First, independent publisher of the UK's only national sports newspaper.

- The venture capitalist company 3i has announced a £3 million investment in Sport First, independent publisher of the UK's only national sports newspaper.

The investment injection from the VC will fund marketing investment, editorial development and the national launch of the paper's Friday/Saturday edition.

It is understood that 3i has bought a minority stake in Sport First from its founder Keith Young, who will continue as the company's publisher.

Sport First currently has a circulation of over 75,000.



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