● Antonio Percassi sells 55% of Atalanta shares
Owner of Atalanta, Antonio Percassi has reached agreement to sell 55% of the clubs shares to an investment group.
Antonio Percassi will however remain President of Atalanta according to reports.
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He has been negotiating with an investment company for some weeks now. But things have been finalized as we speak. A United States investment group managed by Stephen Pagliuca has agreed to own 55% of Atalanta. The group is co-owned by Boston Celtics.
Antonio purchased relegated Atalanta in 2010 for £18million. He was able to manage the club to its current status for 12years. And now, selling 55% of it worth 400million Stephen Pagliuca (Bolton Celtics.
There are currently a lot of American investors who are owners of more clubs in Europe. United States investors own 8 clubs in Serie A for instance. They also have a lot of shares in the English Premier league