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17 November 2022 - 4:30 AM

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Thursday briefing: Sampdoria takeover by Qatari sheikh set to be complete by end of November

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The sale of Sampdoria to Qatari sheikh Faleh Khalid Al Thani is expected to be complete by the end of this month, according to Italian media.

Talks involving Al Thani and the other relevant parties are understood to have progressed over recent weeks, and the sheikh has now announced his intention to complete the takeover quickly, pending the remaining formalities with the banks involved in the transaction.

Among the lenders is the Geneva-based bank Rothschild, which is pre

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