The conditions of the 2ª ‘crowbar’ that it could activate the…
The FC Barcelona directive promised solutions to the financial crisis affecting the club and find them. In the last Compromisarios Assembly, Joan Laporta asked partners to approve a series of “crowbars” with which to pay off accumulated debts and fichar players for the group led by Xavi Hernández, between them selling part of the television rights and other assets of the institution.
The first of these “crowbars” had to do with the sale of 10% of LaLiga television rights within the next 25 years. The American company Sixth Street disbursed 207.5 million euros per the agreement and, this Thursday, the culé principal is very close to closing a new negotiation with the North American investor group. In this case, it deals with an additional 15% of television rightsoperation which will leave around 400 ‘kilos’ in the club’s coffers.
According to the Catalan investor Marc Ciria i Roig, this negotiation will immediately leave 315 million euros net in cash, retaining the structure of the first chord. In total it will be 400M in book value. In addition, the club is considering a capital increase of between 80 and 90 ‘kilos’ for the operation by setting up a third company to own the rights, details Roig.
🔵🔴 Seems That will be here;
👉 Mateixa Structures financed only the first dressing.
👉 €400m in book value.
👉 €310M cash inflow #Barca
👉 The Club returns to iron an AK (Capital increase) of between 80-90m€ to the operació to the 3to companyia owner dels drets.
— Marc Ciria i Roig (@CiriaMarc) July 20, 2022
In total, these negotiations would leave a plusvalía superior to 600 million euros by the cession of 25% of the television rights of LaLiga, a figure that surpasses with growing that I agree that the maximum division of Spanish football proposed to its clubs with the British investor group CVC, to the cual opusieron Barça, the Real Madrid , Atlétic de Bilbao and Ibiza. Thus, the club managed to raise the money necessary to amortize the signings of Franck Kessié, Andreas Christensen, Raphinha, Rober Lewandowski and another pair of reinforcements on the way.
A third “crowbar” could present itself in short
Although Joan Laporta prefers not to sell more assets, still not descarta the activation of a third financial “crowbar”. This should do with the sale of the 49:9% of Barça Studiosblaugrana audiovisual producer, operation that could close in about 200 million euros. This sale would only be considered if the staff follow problems with the mass salary limit which prevent signing up for their reinforcements and, similarly, the difficulty of giving players like Memphis Depay and Martin Braithwaite an exit. two of the distinguished come out this summer.