Blackburn's parent company procure another cash injection

29 January 2020

Photo: Getty Images Blackburn's Indian owners, Venkatesh Rao and Balaji Rao, attend a match.

Venky's London Limited has raised £5.3 million via a share issue.

Last week, Blackburn's CEO said the club are operating "around the threshold" of Financial Fair Play.

Emil Gjerding Nielson

As Blackburn continue the struggle to balance their books, the club's parent company has raised £5.3 million via a share issue, a filing at Companies House reveals.

The only activities belonging to Venky's London Limited, a UK registered company which took control of the club in 2010 and is itself a subsidiary of the Indian conglomerate V H Group, is Blackburn Rovers.

A total of 5.3 million shares have been allotted by the company at £1 each, the filing shows, with 100 per cent of the value being paid at the time of issue.

Threshold of FFP

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