FIFA insures 2022 World Cup for $900m

By David Owen

March 22 – FIFA has secured insurance for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. The disclosure comes in the small print of the governing body’s newly-published 2020 financial statements. FIFA said the “maximum insurance volume” was $900 million.

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Brugge go public with IPO valuation at €229m

Club Brugges

By Samindra Kunti

March 18 – Belgian champions Club Brugge have launched an initial public offering (IPO) in a deal that could value the club at €229 million, with chairman and majority shareholder Bart Verhaeghe selling at least 30% of the Belgian Pro League outfit with shares priced between €17.5 and €22.5.

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