The number of offers submitted to compete for the purchase of club English Chelsea, with the closing of the match period, yesterday, Friday.
US group Rainbow Bank was overseeing the sale before the British government imposed sanctions on the former owner, Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich.
British real estate developer Nick Candy made the first public offer to buy Chelsea Football Club, with competing offers worth billions of dollars from US investors and global hedge fund founders, according to Bloomberg.
Candy is working with South Korea’s Hana Financial Group and C&P Sports Group to provide more than two billion pounds ($ 2.6 billion) to buy Chelsea.
Chelsea expects one or more offers to exceed the minimum price of £ 3 billion ($ 3.94 billion) that was made at the club earlier this month, Bloomberg reported.
The British government had punished Abramovich after speculations about his relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but the famous 55-year-old businessman has repeatedly denied this.
Chelsea are third in the English Premier League standings with 59 points, while the team had qualified for the quarter-finals of the Champions League and Chelsea are still in FA Cup.
The process of submitting bids for the purchase of club it has seen the presence of strong offers, with the presence of people and other subjects who have strengthened their position, amidst notable developments.
The list of potential buyers to succeed Chelsea owner Abramovich includes these names:
He is a global investor who has submitted a joint offer with entrepreneur Jonathan Goldstein
Citadel Fund Founder makes a presentation with the Ricketts family, owners of the “Chicago Cubs”
Former president of Liverpool Football Club
The founder of Apollo Asset Management is also a candidate for the competition
It is an American wealth management firm headed by Howard Marks
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