It may be January sales season but for Everton the only question is who’s buying. 777 Partners agreed a deal to purchase owner Farhad Moshiri’s majority shareholding back in September, but three months on, they are still awaiting Premier League approval to complete a takeover.
Genoa CFC owners 777 Partners are attempting to re-structure their club's debt to the Italian tax authorities, which currently stands at over 106 million euro. The Italian club faces bankruptcy if the Court of Genoa does not agree to the operation, while other creditors of the club are still owed an extra 160 million.
Clubs they own and sports leagues they are involved in are at risk of insolvency, but 777 Partners seem determined to invest big money in Everton. Should recent problems encountered by Standard Liege, the BBL, and football clubs in Peru have fans worrie
Multiple club-owner 777 – a US private investors group – has a patchy record in honouring its financial commitments and is the subject of several court actions in the USA. So who are they, and where does the money come from?