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Company Overview of Aston Villa Limited

Company Overview

Aston Villa Limited operates a football club in the United Kingdom. It offers conference rooms for meetings, events, and private functions. The company also provides venue for birthday, wedding, engagement, anniversary, christening, and retirement functions, as well as family celebrations. In addition, it operates an online store that offers training wear for adults and kids; fashion for men, women, boys, and girls; and accessories. The company was founded in 1874 and is based in Birmingham, United Kingdom. Aston Villa Limited operates as a subsidiary of Reform Acquisitions Limited.

Villa Park

Birmingham,  B6 6HE

United Kingdom

Founded in 1874

293 Employees

Phone:

44 12 1327 2299

Fax:

44 12 1322 2107

Key Executives for Aston Villa Limited

Owner and Director
Age: 54
Chief Financial Officer
Operations Director, Football Club Secretary and Executive Director
Age: 65
Head of Education and Welfare
Head of Merchandising
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Aston Villa Limited Key Developments

Freeman Eyes Aston

David Freeman intends to acquire Aston Villa Limited. David Freeman is one of several suitors interested in buying the club from Randy Lerner. Dealmakers say the team's relegation from the Premier League has spurred a new impetus in negotiations. A pack of other buyers have also been linked to the club, including a Chinese consortium and Larry Ellison. The Ecenign standard added that David Freeman and Aston Villa did not comment.

Steve Hollis Confirms Progress In Takeover Talks

Aston Villa Limited Chairman Steve Hollis has confirmed takeover talks are progressing for the relegated club. Steve Hollis also revealed Villa's search for a new manager was closely linked to the negotiations. Steve Hollis said in a statement, "we are in very constructive negotiations which could lead to the sale of the club to a new owner." "There has been no shortage of parties who would like to own Aston Villa but our negotiations are now with those parties that we believe will have the passion and ambition to return the club to winning the highest honours in European football." "The appointment of the manager is at this time inextricably linked to the current negotiations.'' Ex-Leicester boss Nigel Pearson is favourite for the job with Villa understood to be in talks with three groups over a sale.

Steve Hollis Reportedly In Talks To Sell Aston Villa

Chairman, Steve Hollis revealed he was engaged in extensive negotiations in relation to the sale of Aston Villa Limited following the shock departures of board members Mervyn King and David Bernstein. Hollis is holding talks with a British consortium linked to Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL), according to The Sun. Larry Ellison, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Oracle has been linked with buying the Premier League outfit in the past, and his company are now in talks to buy present owner Randy Lerner out of the club. Bernstein and King’s exits came about after a furious row with the American owner over an email. Both King and Bernstein criticised Lerner in messages which were leaked to the Villa owner. Lerner then sent a damning email of his own that stunned the Villa board members with its content and tone. Both men quit their posts after receiving the email.

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