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Centricus Said to Bid More Than £3 Billion for Chelsea FC

  • Investment firm teams up Cheyne’s Lourie, Talis’s Finch
  • Raine Group could shortlist Chelsea bidders as soon as Monday
Stamford Bridge Stadium, the home of Chelsea Football Club, in London.

Stamford Bridge Stadium, the home of Chelsea Football Club, in London.

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Centricus Asset Management Ltd. partnered with Cheyne Capital’s Jonathan Lourie and Talis Capital’s Bob Finch to join the bidding for Chelsea Football Club, one of European sport’s most prized assets.

The offer from Centricus values Chelsea at more than 3 billion pounds ($3.9 billion), including commitments for further investment, a person familiar with the matter said, asking not to be identified discussing confidential information.