Roma: US billionaire completes €591m takeover

first_img Read Also: Barcelona sporting director survives sack attempt Houston-based Friedkin is the chief executive of a consortium notably involved in the automotive and hotel and entertainment industry. The Friedkin Group have through Romulus and Remus Investments LLC, purchased the 86.6 percent majority stake in Roma, and will launch a mandatory tender offer for the remaining 13.4 percent of share capital, the club said in a statement. Friedkin takes over from Pallotta as club chairman, in a new executive committee which includes his son Ryan, with Guido Fienga remaining on as CEO. Pallotta bought two-thirds of the club’s shares in 2012, but had 100 percent ownership since 2014. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… “We are delighted to join the AS Roma family,” said Friedkin. “As one fan wrote recently, ‘Take our iconic club and make it one of the greatest names in world football. We intend to do just that. Our commitment to Roma is total. We will be very present in Rome, a city that holds a special place in our hearts, as we embark on this exciting journey. “Our vision for the club and the team is to favour a sustainable and long-term investment approach rather than quick fixes. We recognise that we have been entrusted with a team. which represents a vital part of the soul of Rome, and this is a responsibility that we will always take very seriously and humbly.”center_img US billionaire Dan Friedkin promised to turn Roma into “one of the greatest names in world football” after completing his €591 million ($700 million) purchase of the Italian club on Monday. Friedkin, 54, takes over the Serie A side after nine-years under the ownership of fellow American James Pallotta, 62. Promoted Content10 Hyper-Realistic 3D Street Art By OdeithThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This Day8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthWhy Go Veg? 7 Reasons To Do ThisTop 9 Scariest Haunted Castles In EuropeYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?Who’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?The Highest Paid Football Players In The Worldlast_img read more

Lady Bulldogs Drop Battle To Lady Trojans

first_imgKylie Laker led the defense for the Bulldogs with 4 put outs and an assist. Belter finished with 3 put outs.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Randy Obermeyer.The JV Lady Bulldogs traveled on the road Monday evening to take on the East Central Trojans. After putting up 2 on the board in the first inning, the Lady Bulldogs were unable to push across any more runs in the game. The final tally was 11-2.The JV Bulldogs quick start was propelled by a bunt single off the bat of Anna Gerth to lead off the game. Chloe Saler was able to punch a ball through the infield on the next pitch to put runners on first and second. Both runners were able to advance on a wild pitch before Sarah Ripperger shot a single up the middle for 2 RBI’s.Gerth, Saler, Ripperger, and Molly Weiler finished the game with a hit a piece. Ainsley Phipps got the start on the mound throwing an inning and a third before Morgan Biggs came on in relief for the remaining 3.2 innings.Batesville JV Softball will next be in action Thursday evening as they will take on the Franklin County Lady Wildcats at home. First pitch will be immediately following the varsity game.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Stacey Kessens. Batesville Bulldogs Varsity watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 10-0 loss to East Central on Monday. East Central took the lead on a home run in the first inning.The Bulldogs struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing East Central, giving up ten runs.East Central got things moving in the first inning, when #19 homered on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring three runs.One bright offensive spot for Batesville was a bunt single by Emma Belter in the fifth inning.#6 led things off on the rubber for East Central. She surrendered zero runs on one hit over five innings, striking out seven and walking three.Abigail Westerfeld was in the circle for Bulldogs. She allowed 14 hits and seven runs over three and a third innings, striking out two. Kara Obermeyer threw two-thirds of an inning out of the bullpen allowing 2 runs.East Central socked three home runs on the day. #19 put one out in the first and fifth innings. #12 had a long ball in the fourth inning.last_img read more