Two big names in the world of celebrities americans would soon happen to be owners of the baseball team New York Metsone of the greatest of his country. We talk about nothing more and nothing less than Jennifer Lopez and Álex Rodríguez, which, according to several media such as Variety or the New York Postwould be in the process of gathering the capital needed to make that multi-million dollar investment.
According to these publications, the couple, who recently had to return to postpone their wedding plans by the coronavirus, has hired the reputable financial firm JP Morgan to “raise capital for a possible offer for the Mets” which are currently valued at about 2,600 million dollars (approximately 2,400 million euros).
“They will go very seriously,” said a source close to the sale transaction to the Post on the plans
, who began to talk of some months ago as a mere rumor that gave voice to some of the media as already mentioned.
Because between the singer and the exdeportista add up to a heritage of 650 million approximately in total, the collaboration of the partners they get in the next few weeks will be key to getting done with the sports team. Even so, once you have the money, they will still have to go through another procedure more: an auction.
In December, Fred Wilponthe constructor property that owns the team today, he said he was in talks to sell 80% of the team to the entrepreneur and philanthropist Steven Cohen, an operation that did not end up taking place, and allowed to Álex Rodríguez go back to having hopes in his sleep.
According to his own words in an interview last march, Rodriguezthat never came to sign for the Mets despite his wishes and he ended his sports career in the New York Yankees after a decade in the Texas Rangers, it was clear that if I ever had the chance to buy the team would.
“I will say this, if there is the opportunity (to buy the Mets), I would sure,” said the exdeportista during your interview The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, who has already proposed, in jest, to be your partner for the purchase: “Maybe you can buy them with me. I need a partner.”