Beswicks Legal’s corporate team has advised US-based corporate investor, Stellar Blue, on its investment in Scottish League One football club Falkirk.

The team handled the corporate aspects of the transaction, while expert colleagues in the sports law department provided football due diligence and regulatory advice.

The deal involved a substantial investment from Stellar Blue to acquire an initial shareholding with an option to increase this in the future.

Beswicks Legal Managing Partner Nick Phillips said: “We were delighted to assist Stellar Blue with this major investment in Falkirk FC.

“We have a very experienced corporate team at Beswicks who are used to dealing with high profile transactions. When you couple this with our sports law expertise, it provides the perfect combination.”

The Falkirk deal is one of a number of football-related corporate and commercial transactions handled by Beswicks Legal.

Other notable deals include the acquisition and disposal of shares into several Premier League clubs, the acquisition of a club within the EFL and acting for the University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) to set up its first overseas university campus at Inter Miami CF.

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