Report — Jeff Bezos hires agency to assist take into account Commanders bid

Jeff Bezos has employed an funding agency to look at the potential for a bid on the Commanders, in response to a report by The Washington Post.

The paper reported that Bezos employed the boutique funding agency of Allen & Company, the identical firm that carried out the sale of each the Denver Broncos final 12 months and the Carolina Panthers in 2018.

Bezos, who owns the Post, has not but submitted a bid for the Commanders, however this newest transfer indicators the next diploma of curiosity in presumably making one. Others concerned within the course of have anticipated him getting concerned in some unspecified time in the future. Because of his internet price of $119 billion — making him the world’s third-richest individual, in response to Forbes — Bezos might outbid any of the opposite teams.

The solely identified bidder thus far is Josh Harris, who toured Washington’s facility final month, in response to a number of sources. Harris, who grew up within the Washington space, owns the Philadelphia 76ers in addition to the New Jersey Devils and is a restricted accomplice of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

At least one different group, and presumably two, has toured the Commanders’ amenities.

In November, proprietor Dan Snyder and his spouse, Tanya, introduced that they’d employed Bank of America Securities about doable transactions involving the staff. They haven’t stated whether or not which means promoting all or a part of the staff. Multiple sources have stated they anticipate a full sale of the franchise.

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