Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

01/11/2022 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/12/2022 09:39

Sport Republic Acquires Southampton Football Club

Paul, Weiss advised Sport Republic Limited in its acquisition of a majority stake in the English Premier League Southampton Football Club. Under the terms of the transaction, Sport Republic partnered with Katharina Liebherr, who retained a minority interest in Southampton Football Club. Sport Republic is a London-based investment firm in the sports and entertainment industry founded by Henrik Kraft and Rasmus Ankersen, and backed by lead investor Dragan Ĺ olak. Sport Republic applies proprietary intelligence and data analytics to help sports businesses and sports technology companies reach their full potential.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partner Alvaro Membrillera.