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Burnley FC Holdings Limited
Company Name:Burnley FC Holdings Limited Minimum fundraise:£0.00* High Share Price Bid:£0.00
Business Sector:Entertainment and Leisure Total Funds Bid to Date:- Low Share Price Bid:£0.00
Auction period:15 Dec 2023 - 26 Apr 2024 Indicative Share Price:0.00 Average Share Price Bid:£0.00**
*The company will accept oversubscription.
**In the event of significant oversubscription, shares will be allocated to bids at the average price and above.

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Burnley FC Holdings Limited

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Company info

Burnley Football Club, based in Lancashire, England, boasts a rich history and a fervent fanbase. Founded in 1882, the Clarets, as they are affectionately known, have a deep-rooted tradition in English football. Proud founder members of the Football League, Burnley Football Club began life as a rugby club. However, 'Burnley Rovers' soon switched codes and became Burnley Football Club in 1882.

Fast forward to 2023 and having been crowned Champions of the EFL Championship, Burnley now find themselves promoted to the Premier League for the 2023/24 season. Their home ground, Turf Moor, stands as one of the oldest stadiums in the country.

Auction details

Burnley FC Holdings Limited was admitted to trading on Asset Match on 15 December 2023 at a price of 30000 pence (£300) per share. 

Auctions are held quarterly and close at 3pm on the last Friday of the month (unless stated otherwise).

The tick size for this company is 100 pence per share.

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Auction instructions

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Key People

Alan Pace Chairman & CEO

Alan Pace is an experienced leader in sports and finance services turnarounds with over 20 years of Wall Street experience and 10+ years of sports management and advising. Most recently, Alan was a Managing Director and Global Head of Sales for Securities Services at Citi, responsible for overseeing all facets of client experience for a multibillion-dollar division. Alan joined Citi in May of 2008. Mr. Pace joined Citi from Sports Capital Partners Worldwide, where he was a Partner, responsible for oversight of Soccer assets and assistance with investments in other Sports and Entertainment assets. Additionally, Alan was CEO of Real Salt Lake, a team in Major League Soccer, where he oversaw the turnaround of a consistently last place team through restructuring and enhancement to winning a league title. He has also advised team owners and leagues.

Stuart Hunt Executive Director

Stuart Hunt is an experienced leader and investor in growth and turnaround assets. Stuart also has 20 years of Wall Street experience leading teams and investing in public and private markets. Mr. Hunt was a Managing Member of HB Investment Group, owning and operating hospitality assets and Quick Service Restaurants and was previously a Principal at Red Cedar Management, a long-short equity hedge fund, sourcing and investing in Financial Technologies, Restaurants and Hospitality. Stuart was also a Partner at Checketts Partners Investment Management responsible for sourcing, investing and restructuring sports, media and related assets.

Michael Smith Executive Director

Mike Smith has over 20 years leading and representing organizations in financial operations, strategic positioning, complex problem solving, and high-profile crisis management. As Executive Director, Mike has been involved in football recruitment and player development operations. Mike was previously Managing Director and COO of Perfect Order, where he was responsible for development and execution of a billion-dollar disruptive innovation initiative for a Fortune 150 corporation. He was also a Partner at Brewer Attorneys & Counselors with a diverse international practice and significant experience representing and leading domestic and international organizations in strategic advocacy, high-profile crisis management, and restructuring across numerous different industries. Among the many operational assignments, Mike has advised and represented professional American Football leagues, been a Strategic Advisor and Counsel in development of the world’s largest ice center (795,000 square feet; 9-full rinks), and represented another Fortune 100 company on its multi-billion-dollar risk portfolio.

David Checketts Executive Director

Dave Checketts has 30+ year’s experience overseeing management & growth of professional sports, media and entertainment companies. Dave founded SCP Worldwide (2002), owning/operating the St. Louis Blues (NHL), 2009 MLS Champions Real Salt Lake & Rio Tinto Stadium. He was also the youngest NBA CEO when named President & GM of Utah Jazz (1983-1989), switching to lead NBA International. Dave was President of the New York Knicks (NBA) 1991-1994, President/CEO of Madison Square Garden 1994-2001, overseeing MSG Arena, New York Knicks, New York Rangers (NHL), MSG Network, FOX Sports Network and Radio City Music Hall.

Prof. Antonio Davila Executive Director

Antonio Davila is a Professor of Entrepreneurship, Accounting & Control at University of Navarra – IESE Business School and HEC, university of Lausanne. He has been a professor at Stanford University’s Graduate Business School and the Harvard Business School. Prof. Davila obtained his Doctorate in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and has authored 4 books one of them on sports management “Sports Business Management: Decision Making Around the World: & contributed to 17 whilst writing sports related content “The Structure of the Sports Industry,” “The Business “Rules of Sports,” “Sports Valuation, “and “Revenue Management and Dynamic Pricing”. Prof. Davila obtained his MBA from IESE Business School.

Vlad Torgovnik Executive Director

Vlad is the Chief Information Officer and member of the Senior Management team at one of the world’s largest investment management firms, Vlad’s responsibility includes technology infrastructure, operations and middle office functions. With over 30 years of experience in technology, Vlad has previously held various CIO positions within both investment and consumer banking and in 2006 was recognised as the Capital Markets CIO of the Year by Bankers Magazine. Vlad holds a BS in Math and Computer Science from New York University, and a Master’s in Computer Science from Columbia University.