AIK is on the hunt for a place in the SHL, but at the side of the ice is a different fight, as DN told me on Monday.
The financial strain the club need to bring in capital to cope licenskravet, which means that the AIK last april must have an equity of two million.
the AIK has already been granted a loan of three million of supportergrupperingen The Black Mass, but it is not enough.
in Friday and a month ahead implementing the club, therefore a new share issue.
– the Goal is to try to get to six million, says ceo Anders Olson.
– During the season, we've known that we need to relate the new with licensing rules as for AIK's part hit hard because we can't or will report the company for themselves.
" 2010 was transferred spelrättigheten from the association to the company, and of the consolidated financial statements are eliminated, the value of that right and that you don't get credited the value of the shareholding as ishockeyföreningen have. This means that we must rebalansera our economy so that we achieve the licensing requirements.
" I can't in clear text, develop it now because we will play a few games as we earn money. To some extent it depends therefore on how large the audience influx is on the matches, and on how many home games as we will play.
" But what I can say is that we need to end up in the vicinity of five to six million to meet license requirements.
– Even if the A-team operated in the limited liability company and all the other activities, that is to say, ladies, junior and youth, is operated in ishockeyföreningen, we are a club. The economy is a communicating vessel, which means that we contribute funds from the company to the ishockeyföreningen for us to be able to engage in the wide range of activities that we do.
– now, If we do not succeed in getting a equity of two million – and therefore not pass the licensing requirements – it will have a negative impact on all other activities also.
AIK Hockey, a new share issue which was then raised to 9.2 million.
" the Signals we have received is that there are many who will subscribe this time, because they see and understand why this action is necessary.
in Parallel with the pursuit of money playing A-team, a surgical nurse, and the final against Nottingham. Victory in the finals, and AIK is ready for the SHL qualifiers against Timrå.
The sports management and the players need not – and should not – think of it here. It is we who work with the commercial part working with these issues. So when the players go out on the ice, this is nothing that affects them.
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