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Bordeaux sold to U.S. hedge fund General American Capital Partners

Bordeaux are the subject of a takeover by American investment fund General American Capital Partners.
Bordeaux won the Ligue 1 title in 2009 under previous owners M9.

Editor's note: A previous version of this story erroneously called General American Capital Partners a "Los Angeles-based hedge fund"

Bordeaux have been sold by media company M6 Metropole Television to Miami-based private Equity firm General American Capital Partners (GACP), the French firm said on Tuesday.

"M6 Group has today finalised the sale of the Football Club Girondins de Bordeaux to the U.S. investment fund General American Capital Partners (GACP) for €100 million," M6 said in...

Bordeaux sale will go through despite delay - owner Nicolas De Tavernost

Bordeaux's owners "have no doubt" the sale of the club to an American investment fund will go ahead later this month.

General American Capital Partners (GACP) had been expected to complete their takeover at the end of September, but after a late intervention from Bordeaux mayor Alain Juppe, the decision was delayed.

Juppe called for prospective buyers to provide "clarification" of its plans for the club, and GACP head Joe DaGrosa is due to appear before Bordeaux Metropolitan Council...