Offthepitch.com: M&A Activity in Football Largely on Hold Due to Coronavirus, But Advisors Believe Long-Term Outlook Remains Bright

March 23, 2020

O’Melveny Sports Industry Group co-chair Chuck Baker was quoted in this article discussing how COVID-19 fears are affecting the current M&A landscape in football.

“Baker … who has worked with US and European investors in a number of Premier League, La Liga and Serie A clubs, reveals that deals he is representing clients on are continuing to proceed, albeit at a slower pace,” the article reported. Baker told the publication: “Processes that were in place have slowed down, in equity raising, financing, as well as M&A, but the transactions that were relatively far along are still proceeding, and that’s true both in the US and in Europe.”

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