Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Footballer Juan Mata invests in Alpine F1, Fernando Alonso’s former team

Football player Juan kill This Tuesday he joined the investment group Other Capitalwhich will dedicate 200 million euros to the French Formula 1 team Alpinein which Fernando Alonso competed, along with other athletes such as Liverpool player Trent Alexander-Arnold, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and British golfer Rory McIlroy.

Another Capital announced last June a “strategic” investment of 200 million euros in the Alpine team, backed by the Renault Group of Formula 1. And this Tuesday, the conglomerate reported that six high-level athletes and Roger Ehrenberg, founder of Eberg Capital and investor in the Miami Marlins and Real Salt Lake, are entering the project.

Thus, footballers Juan Mata, youth player of Rea Loviedo, current player of Rea Loviedo, joins the investment group. Vissel Kobe and co-founder of the organization Common Goal, and the ‘red’ Alexander-Arnold; the players of the Kansas City Chiefs, current NFL champion, Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce; the British golfer Rory McIlroy, four-time winner of a ‘Major’, current number two in the world and who has invested through Symphony Ventures Capital; and the British boxer Anthony Joshua, Olympic gold in London 2012.

For the 35-year-old Spanish footballer, “joining forces with Otro Capital in this investment in Alpine is a unique opportunity.” “I firmly believe in the growth of the sport and am confident that Alpine is the right team to partner with. His history as a team combined with the commercial and industry experience of Otro Capital form the perfect combination for success,” he assured about the team in which the Asturian Fernando Alonso also competed in the 2021 and 2022 seasons.

With these new incorporations, Otro Capital intends combine the “experience” of athletes in “different areas of the sports ecosystem” and “boost Alpine’s reach to a world of new fans”. “The new investors will help boost Alpine’s global knowledge,” said the investment group.


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