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777 Partners set for majority ownership of Hertha in landmark Bundesliga deal

The Olympiastadion, home of Hertha BSC (by Mika Volkmann/Getty Images)

Hertha BSC is poised to become the subject of the largest acquisition to date by a foreign company in the German Bundesliga after US private equity investor 777 Partners agreed a deal to purchase the majority stake in the Berlin-based club held by Lars Windhorst.

777 has agreed to acquire the 64.7 per cent stake in Hertha BSC GmbH & Co. KGaA held by Windhorst’s Tennor Holdings, it said in a statement reported by the Bloomberg news agency. In a LinkedIn post today (Thursday), 777 said: “The 777 Football Group continues to expand with Bundesliga's historic club, Hertha BSC!”

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