";s:4:"text";s:4078:" The final repayment will be made on 1 September 2029. In July 2006 Arsenal Securities Plc issued £260m of “credit wrapped bonds” to financial investors. Are they willing to be creative again in terms of the club’s finances in order to give us a chance to give this new project under Mikel Arteta a real kick-start? When there was a shortfall of finance for the new stadium the club once again tapped supporters with a further debenture issue (C and D bonds) in June 2003 which raised £10.2m. Would love your thoughts, please comment. Matteo Guendouzi: What should Arsenal do with the polarising young midfielder?
He restructures Arsenal debt to ease short-term financial pressure when he wants, ... What’s interesting to me is that we still had a stadium debt which has lasted for around 15 years and still managed to stay fairly big in the Premier League. Total deal was £90m for 8 years on shirts and 15 years stadium naming rights* £30m New equity for a 5% shareholding from Granada Media / ITV plc (March 2005)* £10m C & D Debentures (June 2003 – see below)* £15m Delaware North – payment for exclusive 20-year catering licence (2026 expiry)* £25m Club own resources / Highbury Square development£170m.
It looks as if the rains have stopped.
Back when the Covid-19 crisis first struck, there were stories about how the owners were putting money into the club to help with the financial shortfall. Arsenal obsessed.
Fan of Arsenal, Robert Pires and most everything to do with rum and whiskey. Welcome to Guest Wednesday! This is the first time the Gunners have reported an operating loss since 2002. They are doing this via a loan, so the debt …
A failure in the back-end of the object-oriented programming CMS leading to a user-generated growth hacking NFC and a shortfall in the relational database management system. With most of Arsenal’s debt structured on a long-term basis and debt service costs a manageable £20m per year, the immediate pressing debt payments relate to past transfers. The issues were as follows:* £210m of fixed rate bonds – annual interest rate 5.14%, to be fully repaid by 2029* £50m of floating rate bonds, with the interest rate now fixed at 5.97% annually, with final maturity in 2031 (note that capital is not being repaid). With most of Arsenal’s debt structured on a long-term basis and debt service costs a manageable £20m per year, the immediate pressing debt payments relate to past transfers. In layman’s terms, KSE are paying off the stadium debt plus penalties.
This is largely because the annual debt service cost of about £20m (repayment and interest), is a known amount, changes little from year to year and is viewed as just another item of expenditure.
If KSE provides them with a more favourable plan, these costs will be reduced.
Stadium Sponsorship -£5m.
Yesterday, Arsenal Securities PLC announced via the London Stock Exchange its intention to ‘Redeem Two Series of Outstanding Bonds’. An interesting analysis. The club have had to keep just under £37 million in reserve annually as a guarantee of their financial robustness to repay their debt with interest. All the links you need to listen/subscribe are below, and please feel free to share them with the person in your life who needs more podcasts in theirs. The campaign to save The Gooner for the 2020/21 season is in progress. It should be stressed that this announcement does not see KSE investing INTO Arsenal.