Football Club Financing: Why 'Mini-Bonds' Are In Trend

Tuesday, 21 December 2021 By Conor Daly

With football clubs looking for new ways to raise funds through debt and equity financing (see LawInSport article series by Michael Savva and Stuart Bolton[2]), there has been an upsurge in the issuance of mini-bonds by clubs. These mini-bonds give clubs a means to access new finance through investors. This article explains what are bonds and mini-bonds, how they work, how they are regulated and gives some guidance for potential fan investors.

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Conor Daly

Conor Daly

Conor is an associate at McCann FitzGerald in Ireland.

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