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Newcastle United Reportedly Receives £300M Bid From PCP Capital Partners

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 22 / 17

Premier League side Newcastle United received a formal bid of "almost" £300M ($397M) for the club from PCP Capital Partners, the private investment firm fronted by financier Amanda Staveley, according to Jason Mellor of the LONDON TIMES....

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