Birmingham International Holdings is soon to be no more. Well, that’s maybe a dramatic statement – but the change of name to Birmingham Sport Holdings was approved by shareholders yesterday.
It’s been a while since I last wrote a piece on this blog. Being busy with work hasn’t helped, but I must confess I’ve got to the point where I’m just repeating myself. I know some see me as a voice of doom but I hate being negative – especially when I can’t see a solution.
The Birmingham Mail published an article today about the relative wealth of the Chinese owners of the four west midlands clubs. All four featured in the Birmingham Post Rich List which calculates the net wealth of people connected to the West Midlands.
With all the fuss over Gary Rowett changes at board level have slipped under the radar somewhat. Two days before the sacking of Rowett three new directors were appointed to the club’s board. This week, a further two names have been added – who are they?
It’s now been just over a week since Birmingham City was taken over by Paul Suen Cho Hung and his Trillion Trophy Asia investment vehicle. It’s the start of a new era – but here’s a question for you. How much did Paul Suen exactly pay?
On Monday October 17, at 9am Hong Kong time a minor stock on the main board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong will resume trading in it’s shares. It’s an anti-climactic end to five and a half years of turbulence but that simple act will mark the end of the Carson Yeung era for Birmingham City with the “Penny Stock King” Paul Suen becoming the single largest shareholder in the holding company.