Tag: takeover


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


Arena Events Group ‘yes’ to takeover offer

Arena Events Group takeover

Arena Events Group PLC announced it accepted a takeover offer from a Middle Eastern consortium that will value the company at £71mln. The ‘proactiveinvestors’ stated that the 21p per share bid is a 48 percent premium to the closing price on October 19th. The Arena Events Group PLC is a turnkey... » Read more


America makes inroads into Premier League

Burnley takeover

America has further expanded its footprints in UK’s Premier League (top level of the English football league system) with the recent takeover of the English association football club Burnley F.C. by Velocity Sports Partners, the sports investment arm of US management firm ALK Capital. The Burnley... » Read more