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Financing football

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James Paul, head of sport at Blackstar Capital, discusses how structured finance is playing a pivotal role in sport's recovery post-coronavirus

Q: Which sports are you seeing structured financing in?
A: In Europe, football is the most mature sport commercially and hence attracts most of the opportunities for structured debt financing. That isn’t to say that there aren’t things done in other sports, particularly on the equity side, but it’s certainly much more opportunistic.

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