It’s official, FC Lorient has just announced this Friday the signing of a new strategic partnership with the Black Knight Football and Entertainment consortium, owned by the American Bill Foley who will at the same time become a minority shareholder in the club. The hake club expressed itself in a communicated:
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“FC Lorient today announces the signing of a partnership agreement with BKFE, a company specializing in sports headed by William P. Foley II. Through this agreement, BKFE and the listed company Cannae Holdings will become minority shareholders of the FC Lorient group in the coming weeks. This partnership, which provides for a capital increase, will in particular strengthen the equity of the FCL group with the arrival of a powerful shareholder recognized in the world of sport. He also ensures the sustainability of the club with continuity of management since Loïc Féry, sole owner of FC Lorient since 2009, remains the majority shareholder and retains the presidency of the club which he has held for 14 seasons.can we read in the press release.