So far, VfB Stuttgart has an investor in its AG, namely Daimler. In the near future, however, there could be another rain of money – a second investor should be available.
In the first year after the successful promotion, VfB Stuttgart was able to keep the class without any worries. This should also succeed in the next season, combined with higher demands, which requires further investments in and around the team. The money for this could soon be available.
So reported Sky on Tuesday that the club should have a new investor on the hook. According to the information, it should be a company from Bavaria. This is ready to invest “a high amount of millions”, for which a finished offer has already been submitted. The picture adds that the construction machinery and refrigeration equipment manufacturer Liebherr “has recently been in conversation again and again”.
VfB-AG and the supervisory board should already work at full speed on the implementation of this cooperation and investment, the details of the implementation must be determined. There is talk of a participation of around 15 percent, which would provide the Swabians with noticeably more financial resources.
Daimler, the association’s main investor, was the first and so far only investor to join the AG. 11.75 percent of the shares were acquired for around 41.5 million euros. Converted, Stuttgart could look forward to a little more than 50 million euros, should this larger entry actually be planned and implemented.
CEO Thomas Hitzlsperger had recently opposed to such an approach kicker pronounced (via Sky): “Finding further strategic partners has long been a common goal of VfB. We are working flat out on it. It would give us more leeway with a view to the new season if it works this year.”
A decision should be expected in the next few days.