The Blaugrana club earned 707.5 million with the transfer of 24.5% of Barça’s studios and 25% of television rights
And he still has two more to activate, since he has in reserve another package of 25.4% from Barça Studios and 49.9% from BLM
John Laporta, president of FC Barcelona, announced this Monday that the Blaugrana club has activated a third of the levers it had prepared to give a change of direction to the economic situation. The transfer of 24.5% of Barça Studios to the company ‘Socios.com’ per hundred million euros must allow Barça register the five newcomers (Robert Lewandowski, Jules Koundé, Andreas Christensen, Franck Kessie and Raphinha), as well as the renewed Sergi Roberto and Ousmane Dembélé.
The Blaugrana club took barely a month to activate three of the levers it had within its reach after being approved at the last Extraordinary Assembly and at the General Assembly in October. In total, he earned 707.5 million euros after the sale in two installments of 25% of the television rights to Sixth Street and 24.5% of Barça Studios.
And still have two other levers to activate, as he has another package of 25.4% from Barca Studios in reserve, as well as 49.9% from Barca Licensing & Merchandising (BLM), the company that manages the Blaugrana club’s stores.
The first of the levers to be activated on June 29 was the sale of 10% of the television rights to the American sixth street for the next 25 years in exchange for 207.5 million euros.
Three weeks later, on July 22, the Blaugrana directive formalized the transfer of another 15% package in the same company for 25 years for 400 million euros.
And as soon as August begins The door formalized the deal with ‘Socios.com’ for 24.5% of Barca Studios in exchange for an additional €100m.