Spezia grew to become the fifth Serie A membership to be below American possession after asserting on Thursday a takeover by businessman Robert Platek and his household.
The Italian outfit, declared bankrupt in 2008, be part of Roma, Fiorentina, AC Milan and Parma in being owned or part-owned by American companies or people.
They have been relegated to the fifth tier as a consequence of their monetary points earlier than reaching the highest flight for the primary time this season.
“It has been our long-held ambition to search out the correct alternative to associate with a particular membership in Italy,” the Platek household stated in an announcement.
“We’re humbled by this chance to develop into stewards of the membership.
“As a household, we’re proud to play a small function in serving to the workforce to develop, obtain additional success and make the followers proud.”
In accordance with Italian media, the Plateks paid round 25 million euros ($30.3 million) for the aspect, sitting sixteenth place within the desk.
Spezia stated it was a private funding by the Plateks and has no hyperlink to MSD capital, a fund began by expertise big Michael Dell, regardless of Robert’s place within the firm.
Robert Platek can also be majority shareholder of Danish top-tier outfit SonderjyskE.