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SBD Global/April 18, 2013/Media
Former Rangers Owner Craig Whyte Sells Book, Film Rights To His Takeover Of Club
Published April 18, 2013
Scottish Third Division side Rangers former Owner Craig Whyte "has agreed to sell the book and film rights to his takeover of the club and its subsequent collapse," according to the SCOTSMAN. Details of the deal "were revealed by a stock exchange announcement by Worthingon Group plc," who have bought a 26% stake in Law Financial Limited -- one of Whyte's companies. Assets of Law Financial Limited outlined in the statement "include Whyte's legal action against Charles Green contesting the ownership of Rangers." The statement continued: "It has also been agreed that, pursuant to the agreement certain other related rights, assets and causes of action will be transferred to the Law Financial Group or directly to Worthington. Those assets include the Book, Film and Television rights to the two takeovers of The Rangers Football Club in 2011 and 2012 as it relates to Craig Whyte. It is intended that these rights will be commercialised in due course" (SCOTSMAN, 4/17)