Football clubs and the Stock Exchange in 2016

Football clubs and the Stock Exchange in 2016
In the late 1990´s and early 2000´s, floating themselves on the stock market in order to raise capital seemed to be the preferred move for many football clubs, especially in the UK. In this article, KPMG´s Football Benchmark, Soccerex's content partners, analyse the stock market performance of listed football clubs from seven countries (France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Turkey and the UK) for the 2016 calendar year.

Today only 22 clubs are listed on European stock exchanges and tracked in the Stoxx Europe Football, the main index for European clubs. The general euphoria around football clubs IPOs seems to have tapered off. 

As shown in the following table, in 2016 listed football clubs recorded mixed results on the stock exchange, inspiring further analysis on the situation. 

For the full article by KPMG Benchmark, please click here.

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