Sources: Canadian billionaire eyes Commanders

Canadian billionaire Steve Apostolopoulos has actually come to be the latest prospective prospective buyer to visit the Washington Commanders‘ arena and also training center as he looks for to purchase the franchise business, organization resources informed ESPN.

There are just 3 well-known prospective buyers for the Leaders– teams led by Josh Harris, Houston Rockets proprietor Tillman Fertitta and also currently Apostolopoulos, though there has actually been conjecture that creator Jeff Bezos might possibly sign up with the mix also.

Apostolopoulos additionally just recently had conversations to purchase the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets from Michael Jordan yet has actually concentrated on the possibility to acquire the Leaders, according to resources.

Leaders proprietors Dan and also Tanya Snyder revealed their intent to offer the group in November. Forbes has actually noted the worth of the franchise business at $5.6 billion

With the NFL proprietors fulfilling in Phoenix az beginning Monday, there has actually been raised conjecture over when an offer might be revealed.

Apostolopoulos is the creator of 6 Ventures Inc., an exclusive equity endeavor fund. He was birthed in Toronto, participated in Harvard and also adds to a wide array of humanitarian companies.

Harris’ team was reinforced previously this month when he was signed up with by Mitchell Rales, a Washington-based billionaire has a total assets of $5.5 billion, according to Forbes. Basketball Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson also has joined the Harris-led group, resources verified to ESPN on Monday.

Johnson, additionally a component proprietor of the Los Angeles Dodgers, became part of the Harris team that stopped working to land the Denver Broncos last summertime. Harris additionally possesses the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and also the NHL’s New Jersey Devils.

ESPN’s John Keim added to this record.

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