The file for the sale of PSG shares (10 to 15%), for which Qatar Sports Investments (QSI) has been negotiating for several weeks with in particular at least two American investment funds (see The Team of November 19), advance.
Recently, the owner of the champion of France passed on to his interlocutors information on the financial state of the club such as what is called in the jargon “due diligence”, which corresponds to the necessary checks.
QSI does not wish to disengage
Depending on the speed of the exchanges, it is said that the deal could take place in the first half of 2023. If QSI agrees to sell a small percentage of the capital of PSG, it has no intention of disengaging, according to sources close to the owner.
On the contrary even since after the World Cup this sovereign fund and the PSG will constitute the two major axes of the policy of diplomacy through sport in Qatar.
PSG have been valued by Forbes at 3.2 billion euros. Nasser al-Khelaïfi meanwhile confided recently that he had received a purchase offer of more than 4 billion euros.