RedBall Acquisition Corp.

Proposed $8bn deal between new SPAC, Liverpool FC and Red Sox owner fails to come to fruition

Potential blockbuster deal would value Red Sox, Liverpool parent company at $8bn

Recent months have seen an historic surge in sports-related public stock offerings using special purpose acquisition companies

Englander takes nearly 8 per cent stake in sports-focused SPAC

Newly formed sports-oriented SPAC now has two years make an acquisition

Executive and director teams cut across wide gamut of sports industry