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Foley adds to European football interests with purchase of Lorient stake

FC Lorient president Loïc Féry

Bill Foley, owner of NHL franchise Vegas Golden Knights and chairman of Premier League club AFC Bournemouth, has expanded his interest in European football by acquiring a minority stake in French Ligue 1 club FC Lorient.

Black Knight Football and Entertainment (BKFE), Foley’s investment vehicle, has bought a “significant stake” in Lorient from Loïc Féry, who will remain the majority shareholder and retain the presidency.

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