A few days ago, the Professional Football League announced that it was entering into exclusive negotiations with CVC Capital Partners for the creation of its famous commercial company responsible for managing Ligue 1. The Luxembourg investment fund will inject 1.5 billion euros in exchange of 13% of the capital of the said company. “CVC was selected because they were ahead of the competitors on all criteria: financial and legal. There was no match because the proposed valuation of Ligue 1 was better, as well as the future dividend requested, or the proposed business plan.entrusted a person close to the file to Challenges.
RMC Sports specifies the staggering planned for the payment of this welcome sum for the LFP and its clubs: 40% the first year in 2022, 30% in 2023 and 30% in 2024. It is therefore 600 M€ which could land in the coffers as soon as this summer. Always according to RMC Sports, Paris SG, with its preferential commercial position in L1, expects 30%, or €180 million. A final agreement around this contract is expected in the week before a general meeting of the LFP validates everything on April 1. The president of the French Football Federation Noël Le Graët is due to meet CVC officials in the coming days. The story of this jackpot is on.