Tag: Olympique Lyonnais


Lyon double whammy – off form-fiscal woes

Olympique Lyonnaise to sell arena

The Ligue 1 team Olympique Lyonnais is seeking to raise about €300mn from the bond market and is selling some of its assets including a new 16,000-seater arena as the French football club’s US owner looks to reorganize its finances following last year’s record-breaking takeover. ‘FINANCIAL... » Read more


Eagle Football picks up majority stake in OL

Olympique Lyon new owner

Eagle Football has as promised bought a majority stake in French Ligue 1 soccer team Olympique Lyonnais (OL), the club announced on December 19th, concluding a months-long back-and-forth between the two parties. ‘Reuters’ stated that the investment fund belonging to American John Textor now... » Read more


Populous masterwork LDLC Arena set to swoon

Populous reveals design for Lyons new arena

The global architectural design firm Populous has revealed its design for the new 16,000-capacity Olympique Lyonnais Groupe indoor venue in Lyon (France), the LDLC Arena.   ‘Populous’ stated that designed to draw in the world’s best musicians to Lyon and create a new center for cultural... » Read more


US mogul John Textor in Lyon takeover talks

Lyon confirms takeover

French Ligue 1 club Olympique Lyonnais (OLG.PA) confirmed on June 20th that they were in talks with US businessman John Textor about a takeover bid. The ‘Reuters’ stated that Lyon said Textor’s Eagle Football Holdings vehicle was in talks over buying the majority stake held by the club... » Read more


Lyon’s event hall to be named LDLC Arena

Olympique Lyon Arena naming rights

As part of the development project for the future arena within OL Vallée, the OL Groupe and the LDLC Group have struck an agreement on the naming of the future OL Groupe event hall in Décines (France). The ‘Olympique Lyonnais’ stated that the same will be effective from the start of... » Read more


Les Gones plans star-studded show in new home

Lyon arena update October 2021

The American global entertainment company Live Nation and the OL Groupe – the company which operates the French professional football club Olympique Lyonnais – recently signed a long term commercial agreement which will commence with the creation of the new Lyon-Decines Arena, a... » Read more


OL cock-a-hoop over OL Vallée development

Green light for Olympique Lyon arena project

The French professional football club Olympique Lyonnais is on cloud nine over the Metropolis of Lyon (France) giving its nod for the Arena Hall project to continue on the OL Vallée site. The ‘Olympique Lyonnais’ stated that the Métropole de Lyon voted in favor of making the PLU compatible,... » Read more


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