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Freeths advise Leyton Orient Football Club and Eagle Investments 2017 Limited on securing £8.7m for the Club

National law firm Freeths have advised Leyton Orient Football Club and Eagle Investments 2017 Limited on securing significant new investment.

Leyton Orient F.C., based in London, is currently in League Two. Eagle Investments is a major shareholder and owns 90.4% of Leyton Orient F.C. The new investment secures significant new funding for the Club for several years, which allows the Club to invest in improving its infrastructure and will play a key part in the Club’s development in the years to come.

Two new directors, Coley Parry and Nick Semaca, will also be joining the board of directors, following the transaction. Other new investors include James Fenton, Kevin Willer, Jason Baine and Jeff Devron, who bring with them a wealth of experience and expertise to the Club.

Leyton Orient F.C.’s Chairman, Nigel Travis, commented, “As a personal investor in the new round of funding, these are very exciting developments for Leyton Orient, and I want to thank my great partner Kent for his generosity and good counsel.

We are very pleased to welcome our new Board members and other investors and expect Leyton Orient to be even more competitive in the years to come including a promotion in the near future. We know all the new investors are excited about Leyton Orient’s future.”

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