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Authentic Brands Founder Weighs Joining Bid for Chelsea FC

  • Businessman mulls joining bidding group as minority partner
  • Salter’s firm has snapped up brands, celebrity rights globally
Jamie Salter
Jamie SalterPhotographer: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Jamie Salter, the acquisitive founder of Authentic Brands Group Inc., is considering joining a bid for Chelsea Football Club, people with knowledge of the matter said. 

Salter has held discussions about potentially teaming up with one of the shortlisted suitors for the Premier League team as a minority investor, the people said, asking not to be identified because the information is private. He could also explore a brand licensing partnership with the winning bidder, one of the people said.