AS Roma sold to US businessman Friedkin for US$700mil

Aug 06, 2020 316

Roma on Thursday announced a change of ownership, with US billionaire Dan Friedkin buying the Serie A club for 591 million euros (US$700 million). Friedkin, 54, takes over the Italian side from American businessman James Pallotta, 62.

"AS Roma can confirm that an agreement has tonight been reached between AS Roma SPV, LLC, the majority shareholder of AS Roma S.p.A, and The Friedkin Group regarding the sale of the club," the club said in a statement. "The operation is valued at around 591 million euros," the club added. The final sales agreement must be signed before the end of August.

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SOURCE: https://www.nst.com.my

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