Live Nation Entertainment, the concert and ticketing giant, is in advanced talks to buy a majority stake in C3 Presents, the country’s largest independent promoter, whose portfolio includes the popular Lollapaloozaand Austin City Limits festivals.

The prospective deal, in negotiations for months but still not completed, would give Live Nation a stake of 51 percent in C3 Presents and value C3 at around $250 million, according to two people with knowledge of the talks.

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Live Nation Seeks Deal for Stake in Promoter

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