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Dallas Stars Valued At $500 Million

The Forbes valuation is nearly twice what Tom Gaglardi paid to purchase the team in 2011. In 2011, Tom Gaglardi purchased the Dallas Stars for $240 million. The franchise had been in bankruptcy and run by the NHL after Tom Hicks and his sports investments went belly-up. Today, Gaglardi owns a team that is valued by Forbes at $500 million. They now rank 12th in the league, just behind...
Via Defending Big D
December 01, 2016

For Stars owner Tom Gaglardi, success means bringing the Stanley Cup back to Dallas

In 2010, the Dallas Stars were on the verge of bankruptcy. The team was floundering and its then-owner, Tom Hicks, was up to his ears in financial issues.Attendance was dropping and the season ticket holders were losing interest. As D Magazine put it, the team leaked money.Enter Tom Gaglardi.Gaglardi purchased the Stars in 2011 with a $240 million bid, beating out a group headed...
Via SportsDay
March 27, 2016

Liverpool to begin $150 million stadium expansion at Anfield next year

LIVERPOOL, England -- Liverpool will start the $150-million expansion of Anfield early next year after plans to build a new stadium were thwarted in recent years by financial and ownership disputes. The Premier League club says the addition of 8,500 seats in the Main Stand will take Anfield's capacity to around 54,000. Chairman Tom Werner says ''we have made more progress in the...
Via Associated Press
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Liverpool to start stadium expansion at Anfield

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) Liverpool will start the $150-million expansion of Anfield early next year after plans to build a new stadium were thwarted in recent years by financial and ownership disputes. The Premier League club says the addition of 8,500 seats in the Main Stand will take Anfield's capacity to around 54,000. Chairman Tom Werner says ''we have made more progress in the...
Via Associated Press
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Liverpool MD Purslow handed global role with Chelsea

Chelsea have appointed former Liverpool managing director Christian Purslow as their new head of global commercial activities. The 50-year-old will lead the Blues' attempt to expand their brand around the world as they seek to become a growing force on and off the field. "The club believes Mr Purslow has the vision and the leadership qualities to help us achieve these plans," said...
Via FOX Sports
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Carragher backs takeover bid

New England Sports Ventures (NESV), the parent company of the Boston Red Sox baseball team, have had a £300million bid accepted by the Anfield board. Liverpool chairman Martin Broughton believes it will take a week for the deal to go through with current owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett challenging the sale via the courts, while the Premier League have indicated they could grant...
Via Fox Soccer
October 06, 2010  |  Discuss

Liverpool owners try to block bids

Liverpool's financial problems escalated Tuesday when the sagging club received a takeover bid from the Boston Red Sox's parent company plus another offer, then announced its American owners were opposed to the offers and trying to oust two senior board members. Co-owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett Jr. rejected the offers because the bidders are only willing to pay around 300...
Via Fox Soccer
October 05, 2010  |  Discuss
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