Statement on behalf of the Joint Administrators for Bolton Wanderers

Football Ventures (Whites) Limited are confirmed as the Preferred Bidder for the acquisition of the club.

Paul Appleton of David Rubin & Partners, said: "We undertook a comprehensive bidding process where all interested parties were given an opportunity to make their best and final offer for the club.

"Football Ventures made the highest offer by a substantial margin and were also able to show absolute proof and source of funding to match the requirements of the process. 

"They were also able to show the viability of a minimum two-year business plan for the club which was of the utmost importance.

"With the Heads of Terms agreement signed, we now move towards a Sales and Purchase Agreement and the completion of the deal."

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