- The club, faced with the problems signing with GDA Luma, changed buyers and it will be this new company that will acquire 24.5% of Barça Studios, according to RAC1
FC Barcelona has turned the sale operation of 24.5% of Barça Studios as far as the buyer is concerned and the so-called fourth lever will finally be activated with Orpheus Media, managed by Jaume Roures, as RAC1 advanced and confirmed minutes later on the club itself in a statement.
Barça had faced the sale of this asset to the GDA Luma group but the difficulties in closing the agreement due to legal and administrative impediments, as KG explained this Friday, made the club’s managers look for an alternative, and that is where Orpheus Media appeared, managed by Jaume Roures.
In the letter, the club assured that “FC Barcelona announces the sale of 24.5% of Barça Studios to the company Orpheus Media, managed by Mr. Jaume Roures, an audiovisual producer with extensive experience in the creation of audiovisual and digital content, for an amount of 100 million euros”.
The statement adds that “this agreement complements the one already signed on July 29 with Socios.com and will serve to accelerate the growth of the Club’s digital strategy, NFT, and Web.3.”
Lastly, they point out that “the sale has been carried out in accordance with the authorization of the General Assembly of Members of FC Barcelona held on October 23. With these investments, the strategic partners of Barça Studios show their confidence in the value of the project and the future of digital content in the world of sport”.