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/ 46 days ago

Serie A chief: New trend of US owners can benefit Italian teams

In recent years, the landscape of Serie A has undergone significant transformation down to US owners. It has been driven by an influx of foreign ownership and a strategic reliance on experienced Italian directors. Serie A president Lorenzo Casini recently articulated this evolution, highlighting how clubs like Inter and Milan spearhead a new hybrid model. […]

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/ 60 days ago

US owners Oaktree set Inter goals: New stadium and future sale

Oaktree Capital, an American investment group, have acquired Inter, marking the beginning of a new chapter in the club's legendary history. In fact, with Oaktree's purchase, Inter become the latest Italian team with American majority ownership. Roma, Atalanta, Fiorentina, Genoa, and AC Milan are among the others. The 2024-25 season will be the first time […]

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/ 62 days ago

Finnish businessman aims to acquire Inter from new US owners

In the wake of Inter’s recent change of owners to US company Oaktree Capital, Finnish investor Thomas Zilliacus has renewed his interest in purchasing the club. The 68-year-old told Italian broadcaster TVPlay of his plans during an interview, after earlier expressing interest in the Italian football team. The new owners can expect a formal offer […]

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/ 63 days ago

US supremacy in Serie A: Oaktree assumes leadership of Inter

Oaktree, an American investment fund, has officially taken ownership of Serie A champions Inter. That is after Suning, led by President Steven Zhang, failed to repay a hefty $411 million loan. The loan, provided by Oaktree in 2021, required full repayment and a substantial interest rate of 12% by May 21. With Suning unable to […]

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/ 83 days ago

US owner brings Parma back to Serie A after three-year hiatus

With Wednesday's 1-1 draw against Bari, Serie B leaders Parma officially sealed their promotion to Serie A with two games to go. After 36 league matches, the Crociati have 74 points, good enough for first place in Italy's second level. Assuming nothing else changes this weekend, a victory against Cremonese would mathematically cement their position […]

Chelsea

/ 294 days ago

Fiorentina owner wealthier than Chelsea's Boehly, Forbes reveal

The number of soccer teams owned by Americans has skyrocketed. Many American investors own teams throughout Europe, from the minor leagues to the top leagues. In recent weeks, rumors have circulated that 777 Partners, a private equity group based in the United States, is actively pursuing a purchase of Everton. In fact, US owners' influence […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 525 days ago

US billionaire wants to buy Tottenham Hotspur for $3.75 billion

US billionaire Jahm Najafi is apparently ready to make a serious bid to buy Tottenham Hotspur. According to sources with Financial Times, the Iranian-American businessman is preparing a massive $3.75 billion offer to purchase the club from current owners Joe Lewis and Daniel Levy. Najafi is currently chairman of MSP Sports Capital. The American investment […]

Crystal Palace

/ 553 days ago

US owners plan Lyon to become first soccer SPAC to go public

United States businessman John Textor has plans to take Olympique Lyonnais public in the near future. Textor, through his London-based company Eagle Football Holdings, bought a majority stake of the French club last month. The move reportedly cost the investors about $940 million. Along with a 78% slice of Lyon, Textor's company also owns Brazlian […]