Fri. Jun 2nd, 2023

All is quiet concerning information of a possible sale of the Washington Commanders. Final month, the primary spherical of bids for the Commanders had been due, however nothing was revealed concerning who put in a bid. Nevertheless, whereas names weren’t disclosed, there have been some spectacular bids for the Commanders.

Scott Abraham of ABC 7 in Washington says a kind of names is Bethesda native Todd Boehly. Boehly was on the preliminary checklist of potential bidders again in November when it was initially introduced that proprietor Daniel Snyder was exploring potential transactions with the staff.

Along with being a Maryland native, Boehly has deep ties to the sporting world. Boehly is a component proprietor of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers and the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks. Final yr, the 49-year-old led a bunch that bought the Chelsea Soccer Membership of the Premier League.

Boehly was a member of the Forbes 400 checklist in 2022 with a worth of $5.3 billion.

Outdoors of sports activities endeavors, Boehly co-founded the holding firm Eldridge in 2015. Boehly has additionally invested in a number of firms and sits on the board of a number of organizations.

Boehly partnered with Clearlake Capital of their buy of Chelsea. The attention-grabbing facet of that partnership is Clearlake Capital has additionally been rumored to have an interest within the Commanders. Behdad Eghbali and José Feliciano, co-owners of Clearlake Capital, tried to purchase a minority share of the Commanders for $900 from Snyder’s former companions, which he rejected.

Clearlake Capital additionally tried to purchase the Denver Broncos final summer season. It isn’t identified in the event that they had been among the many first spherical of bids for the Commanders.

The Commanders are anticipated to be bought for $7 billion or extra.

Story initially appeared on Commanders Wire

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