Alex Rodriguez And Jennifer Lopez Reportedly Want Billionaire Richard Tsai To Help Them Buy The Mets
You may have heard the recent rumor that none other than Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez were interested in buying the New York Mets, the two seeking to raise capital and involve investors to allow them to make their offer. Now, Forbes reports the two are seeking to bring a Taiwanese billionaire Richard Tsai in the case.
Richard and his brother Daniel Tsai are the executives of Fubon Financial Holdings, currently valued at more than $ 13 billion on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. They are also major investors in Taiwan Mobile and a home shopping site called Momo, and now he is the last person who would have been asked by Rodriguez and Lopez to form a group that would buy the Mets, to win after the dissolution. in February an agreement for billionaire Steve Cohen to buy the franchise for $ 2.6 billion.
It is also rumored that Rodriguez is interested in putting his baseball experience to good use by being the “managing partner” of the group if they succeed in acquiring the team. But the Forbes The article points out that he might find it easier said than done, similar to what Derek Jeter encountered when he was part of an investment group that bought the Florida Marlins in 2017.
Of course, all of this is pending at the moment, and some are still skeptical that A-Rod and J-Lo will ever buy the New York Mets, with or without the participation of Richard Tsai.