Saudi-Led Investor Group Said in Talks to Buy Newcastle United

A Saudi Arabia-led investor group is in talks to buy Newcastle United, the Premier League soccer team owned by British billionaire Mike Ashley, for about 340 million pounds ($445 million).Ashley has been struggling to offload the team in recent years and it was unclear whether he would accept the offer, the person said. Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s key investment vehicle, along with a group of investors led by British financier Amanda Staveley were making the offer, Dow Jones reported earlier

Source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-01-25/saudi-wealth-fund-in-talks-to-buy-newcastle-united-dow-jones?srnd=premium-middle-east

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