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John Keim ESPN Staff Writer
- Covered the Redskins for the Washington Examiner and other media outlets given that 1994
- Authored or co-authored 3 books on the Redskins and one on the Cleveland Browns
Jeff Bezos has actually employed a financial investment company to analyze the possibility of a quote on the Washington Commanders, a source near to the circumstance verified to ESPN on Thursday.
Bezos worked with the store financial investment company of Allen & & Company, the very same business that performed the sale of the Denver Broncos in 2015 and the Carolina Panthers in 2018, according to the source.
Bezos, who owns The Washington Post, has actually not yet sent a quote for the Commanders. While the source highlighted it was still early while doing so, this newest relocation signals a greater degree of interest in perhaps trying. Others associated with the procedure have actually expected him getting included at some time. Due to the fact that of his net worth of $119 billion– making him the world’s third-richest individual, according to Forbes– Bezos might outbid any of the other groups.
The just recognized bidder to date is Josh Harris, who explored Washington’s center last month, according to numerous sources. Harris, who matured in the Washington location, owns the Philadelphia 76 ers along with the New Jersey Devils and is a restricted partner of the Pittsburgh Steelers
At least another group, or perhaps 2, has actually explored the Commanders’ centers.
In November, owner Dan Snyder and his spouse, Tanya, revealed that they had actually employed Bank of America Securities about possible deals including the group. They have actually not stated whether that suggests offering all or part of the group. Several sources have actually stated they prepare for a complete sale of the franchise.
The Post initially reported Bezos’ hiring of the company.