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Legal & General Partners With Leeds City Council To Fund Headingley Redevelopment

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 20 / 17

Financial services company Legal & General partnered with Leeds City Council to fund the redevelopment of Headingley Stadium. This latest deal brings Legal & General's total investment in Leeds to more than £600M ($791.3M). Comprising the redeveloped stand, which sits on the south side...

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