As the red devil announced on Tuesday, the PMG will continue to hold 10 percent of the shares in the 1st FC Kaiserslautern GmbH & Co. KGaa. “The responsible persons of the 1st FC Kaiserslautern, the majority shareholders 1. FC Kaiserslautern E.V. and Saar-Pfalz-Invest GmbH, as well as the individual regional investors” agreed, The club succeeded in gaining “another important, strategic, international partner for the 1st FC Kaiserslautern”.
Already a few months ago, rumors had given a timely PMG entry, but it had not come first. But now the negotiations have been completed, only a few days ago, the US business magazine “Bloomberg” had once again reported a close agreement between the American-Chinese group and the FCK.
PMG has been active in sports business for a long time and acted as an investor in several clubs abroad, including in England, France, Denmark and Switzerland. At the FCC, PMG is parallel to Saar-Pfalz-Invest GmbH (SPI), the merger of several regional companies, who hold 33 percent of shares as an investor and acquire shares in the corporation. An entry into another investor had always been considered in the course of the spin-off of the professional department and last also underlined by Giuseppe Nardi, Spi spokesman, in a SWR interview.
The 1st FC Kaiserslautern is in the 3rd league on a direct rise place. With only six outstanding games, the red devils who have completed insolvency proceedings in December 2020, three points lead to the third Braunschweig and four on the first non-rise place, the Saarbrücken occupied. The chances of returning to the 2nd Bundesliga, from which the four-time master of 2018 has risen, are well.