FC Copenhagen can get the new owner in the foreseeable future.
Erhvervsmediet InsideBusiness writes that foreign investors have plans to present a opkøbstilbud of the board of Parken Sport and Entertainment this week.
Investors should, according to the media's unnamed sources, the u.s. investment fund Fortress in the back, and it is in fodboldmæssig sense interesting, because the fund, among other things, is controlled by, Wes Edens, who pumped a large amount of money into the English Aston Villa last year.
however, There is also a Danish influence among investors.
the Lawyer N. E. Nielsen, who played a role in the rescue of Brøndby in 2013, is thus also a part of the team that will try to take over the power. He also has a past as a president in the collapsed Amagerbanken.
According to sources with knowledge of the plans see the Park Sports and Entertainment's major shareholder, LD, who is sitting on well over 29 percent of the shares, positive on the investor's plan to pay 105-120 dollars per. share equal to 1-1,2 billion. It is 25-43 percent more compared to the current share price of the company.
the Group the Park Sports and Entertainment consists of the football club FC Copenhagen, Lalandia water park and a number of office properties. According to InsideBusiness is what the new investors plan to sell out of the business without direct relation to the football club - that is, Lalandia and kontorejendommene.
the Investor plans are supposedly so advanced that they have already had a broker to make an assessment of all of the company's properties, with a view to divestment.
instead, you will solely concentrate on the football club FC Copenhagen and the Park, which in addition to hosting FC Copenhagen and the Denmark matches also are used extensively for large concerts and other events.
Last year the company sold fitnesskæden Fitness DK from after many years of deficit.
On the basis of the rumors, the company has issued the following announcement, as it is customary, when the stories that affect the share price, see the light of day.
'Having regard to the rumors in the Inside Business day of the date that a group of foreign investors intends to present PARKEN Sport & Entertainment A/S’ board of directors for a tender offer on the shares in PARKEN Sport & Entertainment A/S, we hereby announce that the PARK Sport & Entertainment A/S has not been in dialogue with any foreign investor groups, and has not been presented with any tender offer for the PARK Sport & Entertainment A/S’ supervisory board', says the message, signed by the chairman of the board Bo Rygaard and executive vice president Jan Harrit.
Investors will focus more on the football club and the Danish nationalarena. Photo: Torben Åndahl
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