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SAP Co-Founder Dietmar Hopp To Become Majority Owner Of TSG Hoffenheim

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 19 / 14

SAP co-Founder Dietmar Hopp "is expected to become the majority owner of Bundesliga side TSG Hoffenheim" in '15, according to the SID. The German Football League (DFL) on Thursday confirmed that Hopp "will be allowed to take over the majority ownership on July 1." Hopp is therefore avoiding the so-c...

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