How Leagues And Football Club Groups Are Leveraging Equity Finance
This article explores alternate forms of financing football clubs through equity in addition to the general equity investment including:
This article is an extract from the equity finance section of our article series A Guide To Financing Football Clubs. The full three-part series is available to access here: Part 1: debt finance; Part 2: equity finance and ownership structures; Part 3: financing trends resulting from Covid-19.
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Michael is a Solicitor in the Asset Finance practice at Watson, Farley & Williams LLP. He specializes in advising clients in relation to sports finance including: loan finance, financing of broadcasting and ticket revenues and the player transfer finance.
Stuart is an associate in the Assets & Structured Finance group, based in Dubai. Stuart predominately advises investment banks on complex cross-border asset finance transactions in the aviation sector, and also practises sports finance and general corporate banking.
Since starting with Watson Farley & Williams as a trainee in 2016, Stuart has worked in London, Hamburg and Dubai.