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Some of the key dates in the Birmingham City takeover so far
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on Feb 7, 2013
Last updated: 02/07/13 at 07:58 AM
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A new, mystery bidder has entered the frame to become owners of Birmingham City.
The club's parent company, Birmingham International Holdings Limited, this afternoon announced to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that they had been approached by a sports management company.http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/new-bidder-in-birmingham-city-takeover-1298896
The South China Morning Post has reported that Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung - along with his girlfriend, mother and two children - can be evicted from from their high-class house in Hong Kong, after a High Court ruling.http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/court-allows-bank-to-evict-carson-1282534
Hopes of a quick and swift Birmingham City takeover have suffered a new blow.
It has emerged that the long-overdue accounts of Blues’ parent company, Birmingham International Holdings Limited (BIHL), are likely to be needed to facilitate the sale of the club.http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/birmingham-city-takeover-prospects-are-hit-394240
Talks between the Italian-backed consortium headed by Solihull businessman Gianni Paladini and the owners of Birmingham City are due to intensify.http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/birmingham-city-takeover-update-talks-376132
Gianni Paladini has insisted he is still interested in taking over at Birmingham City, despite Facebook comments apparently made by his son claiming that he "wanted out".
The boss of Hong Kong's top television company is in talks to buy Birmingham City.
Entrepreneur Charles Chan is head of an interested consortium that includes the powerful Shanghai Media and Entertainment Group.http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/hong-kong-tv-company-boss-362858
The battle for Birmingham City has intensified after the consortium fronted by Gianni Paladini made a formal £30 million offer for the club.
The improved bid from the Italian-backed group was put in writing and lodged with Peter Pannu.http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/gianni-paladini-makes-formal-30m-280971
Birmingham City’s stricken parent group have been rocked by the resignation of auditors BDO – with the accounts now delayed indefinitely.http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/birmingham-citys-auditors-resign-as-peter-277662
The takeover of Birmingham City is still some way off.
But it has emerged that a Chinese-Hong Kong consortium are in the running.http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/birmingham-city-takeover-update-chinese-hong-269239