US owner Fenway Sports Group considering sale of Liverpool FC

Fenway Sports Group is in the early stages of considering a sale of Liverpool FC, making the English Premier League team the latest prestige sports property to hit the market, according to people familiar with the matter.

Boston-based FSG has been advised by Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley after being approached by at least one potential buyer, two people said.

In a statement, FSG said: “There is frequent interest from third parties wishing to become Liverpool shareholders. said it would consider new shareholders under the

News of the potential sale was previously reported by The Athletic.

FSG’s decision to consider the sale of Liverpool comes months after Chelsea FC was sold by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich to a consortium led by US investors. Todd Boley £2.5 billion.

During the sale process, Chelsea received over 200 bids underscoring their strong desire for a Premier League team. In addition to Boehly, Chelsea has received serious bids from private his equity mogul Josh Harris and British businessman Sir Jim Ratcliffe.

Since FSG bought the club in 2010, Liverpool have won both the Champions League and Premier League trophies and are valued at $4.45 billion according to Forbes. FSG is the parent company of Liverpool, baseball’s Boston Red Sox and hockey’s Pittsburgh Penguins, making him one of the more trading empires in the United States. Managed by John Henry self-made millionaire He was a taciturn public figure. US owner Fenway Sports Group considering sale of Liverpool FC

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