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Hong Kong bid for Birmingham City

21 Aug 2009 10:26:15

Hong Kong bid for Birmingham City

Hong Kong-based businessman Carson Yeung has made a £1-a-share cash offer for Birmingham City FC, which values the club at £81.51m ($134.6m).If the deal goes through it will mean that half of the clubs in the English Premier League are foreign-owned. Mr Yeung's Grandtop International Holdings bought a 29.9% stake in the club in June 2007, but stopped short of buying the rest. Grandtop has now received acceptances that would take its holding to 80%. It made a £3m deposit for the English Pre.... read more


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