Club TakeoversMonday, 17 January 2011 By Daniel Geey
High profile takeovers of Premier League (PL) football clubs have become common place in recent times. Current Chelsea owner like Roman Abramovich is almost as recognisable as some of his star players. Many investors have seen the vast revenues that can be generated from broadcasting money, Champions League success, merchandising and ticket sales. Since 2005 11 current PL clubs have changed ownership as illustrated by the below table.
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Daniel is a Partner in the Sport Group.
Daniel’s practice focuses on helping clients in the sports sector, including rights holders, leagues, governing bodies, clubs, agencies, athletes, sports technology companies, broadcasters and financial institutions.