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Who has benefited most from the takeover of Liverpool football club

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Who has benefited most from the takeover of Liverpool football club? Economic concepts - Business revenue - Economies of scale - Growth (mergers, takeovers) - Supply and demand (wages, ticket prices) - Market structure - Costs - Externalities - Taxation - Employment levels - Income elasticity of demand (wages) Which type of people benefited - Citizens in Liverpool - (data found) - Majority shareholders (George Gillett, Tom Hicks) - Former shareholders - Players, managers, coaches - The actual city - (data found) - Fans - Councils - (data found) Data - �5000 per share agreed, values Liverpool F.C at �218.9 million. - Takeover paid off Liverpool F.C's debt of �44.8 million - Invested �215 million into new Stanley park stadium. - Deal worth to be �470 million Stanley Park stadium - The US takeover of Liverpool Football Club is being hailed by the city council as a major step forward for the regeneration of the Anfield area. The �215m project is expected to bring new community facilities, jobs, homes and business to Anfield and Breckfield. ...read more.

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The success of his autobiography also helped boost his bank balance. The top 20 players list features one other Red - new boy Fernando Torres ranks as the 19th richest footballer in the UK with an estimated worth of �10m. The 23 year old Spaniard allegedly took a pay cut to join the Reds this summer and is now on �90k per week as opposed to �100k at Atletico Madrid. http://www.thisisanfield.com/columnists/2007/11/anfield-rich-list-2007/ Employment The national unemployment rate is 5.3%, but regional rates vary considerably. Within England the TUC gives the following breakdown: North East - 7.6% (worst in Middlesbrough - 12.4% - 8,000) London - 6.8% (Hackney - 16.4% - 14,000) West Midlands - 5.6% (worst in Birmingham - 10.5% - 46,000) North West - 5.1% (Liverpool - 11.1% - 21,000) Yorkshire & Humberside - 5% (worst in Bradford - 8.2% - 19,000) East Midlands - 4.7% (worst in Leicester - 8.5% - 11,000) Eastern England - 3.8% (worst in Norwich - 9.1% - 6,000) ...read more.

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�458 ANFIELD ROAD COMBINED TICKET BEFORE 21ND JUNE 06 AFTER 22ND JUNE 06 ADULT �595/CHILD �298 �893 �968 KOP GRANDSTAND COMBINED TICKET BEFORE 21ND JUNE 06 AFTER 22ND JUNE 06 ADULT �565/CHILD �280 �840 �915 Season tickets (2007/08) STADIUM POSITION BEFORE 5TH JULY 07 AFTER 5TH JULY 07 MAIN STAND & PADDOCK OVER 65'S �650 �488 �700 �525 CENTENARY STAND OVER 65'S �650 �488 �700 �525 ANFIELD ROAD STAND OVER 65'S �640 �480 �690 �518 KOP GRANDSTAND OVER 65'S �600 �450 �650 �488 ANFIELD ROAD COMBINED TICKET BEFORE 5TH JULY 07 AFTER 5TH JULY 07 ADULT �640/CHILD �320 �960 �1035 KOP GRANDSTAND COMBINED TICKET BEFORE 5TH JULY 07 AFTER 5TH JULY 07 ADULT �600/CHILD �300 �900 �975 A 6.6% rise in prices for main stand & paddock and centenary stand season tickets. A 7.6% rise in price for anfield road stand season tickets. A 7.1% rise in price for kop grandstand season tickets. A 7.5% rise in price for anfield road combined season tickets. A 7.1% rise in price for kop grandstand combined season tickets. http://blogshares.com/blogs.php?checkid=9101436 (need 2 ask sir about this) Shahidul Islam ...read more.

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