777 Partners now has stakes in eight clubs around the world, six in Europe, one in Brazil and one in Australia

Investor group 777 Partners, from the United States, announced this Friday (15) the purchase of Everton, a Premier League club in England.

The company, which also owns Vasco's SAF in Brazil, will acquire a 94.1% stake in the English club from British-Iranian businessman Farhad Moshiri, current owner of the Toffees.

According to the British press, the deal was closed for more than 550 million pounds, which corresponds to around R$3.3 billion.

With the announcement of the purchase agreement, the negotiation is now subject to approval by the Premier League,

the English Football Association (FA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK regulatory body.

"We are truly honored by the opportunity to be part of the Everton family as custodians of the club and consider it a privilege to be able to build on its proud heritage and values.

Our main objective is to work with fans and stakeholders to develop the sporting and commercial infrastructure for the men's teams and female,

which will deliver results for future generations of Everton fans", said Josh Wander, founding partner of 777.

Owner of Vasco's SAF announces purchase of Premier League team