May 14, 2005 |
Tampa Bay Buccaneer owner Malcolm Glazer is fractions of a percentage point short of taking control of English soccer club Manchester United. Glazer's company, Red Football, said its stake in the world's richest soccer team increased to 74.81% by the close of trading Friday in London. Glazer needs 75% for control. The company also told the London Stock Exchange it would borrow $490 million to fund the $1.47-billion takeover.
December 2, 2003 |
Malcolm Glazer, owner of the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has spent $53.5 million to increase his ownership interest in Manchester United to 37 million shares, or 14.3% of the English Premier League champion. But David Gill, Manchester United's chief executive, rejected rumors of a possible American takeover of the club, saying that he had met Glazer and his two sons in Tampa last week and that no such intention had been evident.
July 30, 2003 |
The protracted attempt by Malcolm Glazer to buy the Dodgers remains plagued by the Tampa Bay Buccaneer owner's inability to satisfy cross-ownership rules in baseball and the National Football League, multiple sources said again Tuesday. Negotiations are not dead, but the sources could not predict when -- or if -- they will be completed.
June 11, 2003 |
Although the sale of the Dodgers to Tampa Bay Buccaneer owner Malcolm Glazer remains possible, negotiations have been slowed -- if not significantly threatened -- by complex financing regulations in the NFL and Major League Baseball, high-ranking executives in both sports said Tuesday.
April 4, 2003 |
News Corp., cool to the idea of selling the Los Angeles Dodgers to a group led by New York sports executive David Checketts, is leaning toward Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner Malcolm Glazer, according to several sources close to the discussions. The entertainment giant, which bought the Dodgers for $350 million in 1997, has asked that bids be submitted by today. As many as six groups are expected to step forward, according to people with knowledge of the situation.
March 5, 1992 |
Malcolm Glazer, who last week was reported to be on the verge of making an offer to buy Victor Kiam's 51% interest of the New England Patriots, is said to be no longer interested in buying the NFL team.