Leicester Tigers up for sale for £60 Million

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Re: Leicester Tigers up for sale for £60 Million

Post by CitizenSmiff » Sat Jul 27, 2019 12:50 pm

It still boggles my mind that you can buy one of the world's biggest rugby clubs for the same price as a decent centre-back. More profitable than the average football club as well, in that we occasionally make some.

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Re: Leicester Tigers up for sale for £60 Million

Post by RichieB » Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:49 pm

On a similar theme - if reports are true of Gareth Bale being paid £1M per week in China, he could have bought the club in a year and two months (excluding taxes and costs).

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Re: Leicester Tigers up for sale for £60 Million

Post by wellstiger » Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:57 am

Did anybody see Mike Ashley in Leicester recently? :smt005

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Re: Leicester Tigers up for sale for £60 Million

Post by Scott1 » Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:15 pm

wellstiger wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:57 am
Did anybody see Mike Ashley in Leicester recently? :smt005
Please don't joke about things like that! 😉

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Re: Leicester Tigers up for sale for £60 Million

Post by JP14 » Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:23 pm

Might get a good deal on jerseys in Sports Direct.
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Re: Leicester Tigers up for sale for £60 Million

Post by Dangerous4 » Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:27 pm

I wonder if there has been some serious interest in the purchase of the club?

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Re: Leicester Tigers up for sale for £60 Million

Post by JP14 » Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:12 pm

Dangerous4 wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:27 pm
I wonder if there has been some serious interest in the purchase of the club?
They reckoned there was enough interest to sell the club in the 1st place.
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Re: Leicester Tigers up for sale for £60 Million

Post by mol2 » Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:50 pm

Or is the whole up for sale thing a smokescreen?

Keep the same old management and structures with the “up for sale” as a sop to the fans who are rightly fed up with the current set up.

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Re: Leicester Tigers up for sale for £60 Million

Post by JP14 » Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:53 pm

I doubt so as it would be a bit of an embarrassment to the board if they didn’t manage to sell.
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Re: Leicester Tigers up for sale for £60 Million

Post by johnthegriff » Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:34 am

There was no statement of intent to sell, what they announced was the idea of a sale in other words testing the market. There is so far no one that has made an outright purchase of a rugby club with the sort of capital assets that Tigers have. Personally I think if there is someone out there willing to invest substantially in a joint ownership with current shareholders that might give us the best of both worlds. One guy owning the whole business has not worked so far for Bath and although Saracens have done well it is comparatively recently that the Ruperts withdrew and left Nigel Wray as sole owner.

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