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QPR in 'preliminary' takeover discussions

Queens Park Rangers Football Club has confirmed that the npower Championship side is in negotiations regarding a potential takeover.

In a brief statement on the club’s official site it was stressed that no offer had been made but preliminary talks had taken place.

The statement read:  "In response to recent press speculation relating the potential sale of a 67% shareholding in QPR Holdings Limited (the 'Company'), the Company confirms that it has entered into preliminary discussions, which may or may not result in an offer being made.

"It is emphasised that these talks are at an early stage, and that there is no certainty that an offer for the Company will be forthcoming."

The club is currently owned by L. N. Mittal, Amit Bhatia, Flavio Briatore and Bernie Ecclestone with Ishan Saksena the club’s chairman.

 

Scott Hobro

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