The venerable Wall Street Journal is getting down and dirty with British sports hacks with a "scoop" about how Todd Boehly's consortium has been chosen to enter into "exclusive" discussions to buy Chelsea FC...
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Matt Dickinson, a top sports writer on The Times, has landed a sensational and rare on the record scoop about a last minute bid for Chelsea FC from Sir Jim Ratcliffe, the chemical tycoon who founded Ineos.
According to Matt's piece, Sir Jim made a late bid of more than £4 billion to buy Chelsea, with the British billionaire sending the bid today to the merchant bank which is conducting the sale process...
The former Chancellor of the Exchequer, the boutique investment bank firm and, er, insert anything they are both involved with here... - Part 8
Apparently, George Osborne has landed a role for uber dealmakers Robey Warshaw on the £3 billion Chelsea Football Club deal...
Apologies for the tardy update on the Chelsea FC situation Betavillers; I have been a bit busy digging out stories on some rather larger public companies recently.
Anyway, it would appear, according to reports, that investment bankers at Raine - which is advising on the sale for Roman Abramovich/the British Government - have created a "second round" of bidding with four serious bidding groups. I will list them below:..
Oaktree Capital is the newest participant in the £3 billion Chelsea FC sale process.
According to the Financial Times, the $166 billion asset manager - led by Howard Marks - "is preparing an offer for Chelsea" ahead of this Friday's bid deadline. Below is a link to the FT piece:
Betaville is adding Tilman Fertitta to the list of suitors lining up trying to buy Chelsea FC.
That's because, according to Mark "The Kleinmanator" Kleinman at Sky News, Fertitta is in the data room going over Chelsea FC's books.
Fertitta owns the Houston Rockets NBA team and runs Landry's, a gaming and hospitality group.
Anyway, below is updated list of Chelsea suitors:..
Football hacks at The Times are reporting that a consortium headed up by US financier Todd Boehly and British property developer Jonathan Goldstein has emerged as the "leading contender" to buy Chelsea FC. Below is the link to that story:..
Forget about days; it would appear there is a new bidder interested in buying Chelsea Football Club every hour.
Last night it emerged Josh Harris - the former Apollo dealmaker that owns a stake in Crystal Palace - and Jamie Reuben, the son and nephew of billionaire brothers David and Simon Reuben, have both thrown their hat in the ring to buy Chelsea FC from Roman Abramovich, the Russian oligarch...
Another day, another bidder - or two - for Chelsea FC, the Premier League football club put on the block by Roman Abramovich.
Reports emerged yesterday that Robert 'Woody' Johnson, the owner of the New York Jets, is keen on taking a look at the winners of the Champions League.
Also, a shadowy Saudi group called Saudi Media is sniffing around Chelsea FC, according to football website Goal...
The list of suitors for Chelsea Football Club is growing by the day.
Mark "the Kleinmanator" Kleinman of Sky News now claims British property entrepreneur Nick Candy, Conor McGregor, the Mixed Martial Arts star, investment firm Empowerment IP Capital, the American owners of the Chicago Cubs Major League Baseball team and, er, Ken Griffin, the founder of mega hedge fund Citdael are all involved in the Chelsea sale process.
Below is a link to Mark's piece:..