After being eliminated in the Champions League quarter-finals by Real Madrid and far from fighting for the English Premier League title, fans of the club Chelsea They hope that Thomas Tuchel’s side can win the FA Cup, but the other news that awaits us is to find out who will be the new owner of the club after the departure of the Russian. Roman Abramovich After the sanctions imposed by the British government on the Russian businessman for his relations with Vladimir Putin in the midst of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
In the final hours, the novelty has made an impact in the world of sport in England. by series Sky SportsAnd Lewis Hamilton and Serena Williams were committed to contributing £20 million to the nomination of Martin Broughtonthe favorite to stay with the London club, and the former president of Liverpool and British Airways.
The British outlet indicated that sources close to the group said that the seven-time Formula 1 winner and the most successful tennis player in Grand Slam tournaments in history, are the two most famous members of any of the remaining three associations they are betting on. To stay with Chelsea.
Both would have considered adding An estimated 10 million per view And that his inclusion was an investment decision due to his experience building global sports brands and after holding talks with the group led by Proton for several weeks.
It should be noted that besides his glorious sports career, which in the case of a Mercedes driver is still active in the highest class of motorsport, both They have recently become investors with their own projects.
In the case of the youngest of the Williams sisters, who have won 23 Grand Slam championships, they created the Serena Ventures, a venture capital fund that this week announced an investment in Opensponsorship, a new sports technology company based in Great Britain. For his part, Hamilton has backed a variety of early-stage businesses such as Zapp, a London-based healthy grocery express delivery house.
As confirmed by the English series, the diversity of the list of global investors was one of the factors that convinced Hamilton and Williams to participate in this new venture. A source said if he wins the hosting of the Chelsea administration, it is likely Hamilton to play an official role in the London Club’s future efforts to promote diversity, equality and inclusion If the bid is successful.
The consortium that shows Martin Broughton’s face is exclusively British-led and has another British sports icon among its sponsors: the Olympic legend Sebastian CompanyTwo-time gold medalist in the 1,500m track and field event in Moscow 1980 and Los Angeles 1984.
In addition to landing Hamilton and Williams, Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE) holdings, headed by US billionaires Josh Harris and Dave Blitzer, will have a majority stake in the future purchase of bluesbut they must first dispose of a small portion of their stakes in Crystal Palace, the team that also plays in the Premier League.
Other investors in the group led by the group are the Rogers family of Canada, who leads the telecommunications company that bears his name; John Arnold, who chaired the bid committee for the Houston 2026 World Cup; and the Tsai family from Taiwan, which owns the baseball teams Taipei Fubon Braves and Fubon Guardians.
It should be noted that although Proton’s offering would be the best, there are two other offerings still in competition. one led Todd BoyleCo-owner of the MLB Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team, and Steve Pagliucaa shareholder in the Boston Celtics in the NBA and in Italian football club Atalanta in the First Division.
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