Practice Areas: Sports Law

Type: Abreu News

Abreu Advogados advises Atairos on the purchase of a stake in the holding company that owns Aston Villa and Vitória de Guimarães

Abreu Advogados advised ATAIROS on the acquisition of a stake in V Sports S.C.S., a company that holds 29% of the share capital of Vitória Sport Clube – Futebol, SAD, and which controls Aston Villa Football Club Limited, a Premier League club.

The Abreu Advogados team, made up of partners Fernando Veiga Gomes and Hugo Teixeira, advised Atairos on all the regulatory and sports law aspects related to the stake that V Sports S.C.S. holds in Vitória Sport Clube – Futebol, SAD.

Abreu Advogados has been involved in a number of operations in the sports area, namely providing legal support to the FC Midtjylland group in the purchase of a majority stake in CD Mafra or advising on the transfer of players such as Nani, Lincoln or Reinildo Mandava.

The legal advisors for this acquisition were Davis Polk, Skadden Arps and Northridge.


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