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Finance & Law; Wigan Athletic FC; Read Next. Au Yeung Wai Kay is the General Partner of the limited partnership." “The test sets out an objective set of Disqualifying Conditions. He previously occupied the position of Project Manager at Yau Lee Construction Co. Ltd. Au Yeung Wai Kay.
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The deal with NLF, then 49 per cent owned by Hong Kong businessman Au Yeung Wai-kay, went through in June after approval from both the EFL and … "In addition, we will also engage with the appropriate supporter groups, local politicians and other key stakeholders as appropriate to assist in helping achieve a long-term stable future for the club and its local community. Joint administrator Gerald Krasner said he and his partners had gathered some information regarding the events which led up to administration, but now wanted to hear from Au Yeung. And in an interview shortly after that news, Au Yeung Wai Kay confirmed that the financial impact of the Covid-19 outbreak was to blame. A statement from club administrators Begbies Traynor said:external-link "Mr Yeung has co-operated fully for the benefit of the club and has agreed, in order to ensure the survival of the club and to give the administrators the best possible chance to agree a sale, to waive his rights to the repayment of the debts owed to him and to his companies.".
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Follow the latest Man Utd news as the Reds' focus turns to Saturday lunchtime's meeting with Everton at Goodison Park. Get regular updates from Wigan direct to your email inbox with the free MyWigan newsletter. The full written reasons for that penalty, published on Monday, included the revelation that Yeung had enquired about putting the club into administration before he had completed his takeover on 24 June. “In 2018 the EFL conducted an Owners’ Conduct Review, which in part looked at making a number of fundamental changes to the criteria and whilst some amendments were made at the time, it is clear that the appetite has been strengthened by the circumstances that led to the withdrawal of Bury FC from the League, and the lessons learned from the subsequent review into the conditions that led the club to that position. The former owner of Wigan Athletic, Au Yeung Wai Kay, sought to put the club into administration before he had even completed his controversial takeover, key documents reveal.
While the club are in a better position to avoid further punishment, any takeover seems to be moving further away. Yeung, who owns both the Next Leader Fund and Wigan Athletic Holdings Limited, was owed separate debts of £25.3m and £10.7m by the club, but administrators announced on Thursday that the Hong Kong businessman had ceded his right to repayment. Au Yeung”) was appointed as our independent non-executive Director on 19 Sep 2018.Mr.
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Wigan owner Au Yeung Wai Kay has waived a total of £36m in debts owed to him by the troubled club, removing the threat of a further points penalty next season as administrators try to find a new buyer. Wigan administrators set strict deadline of 31 August for potential buyers. “Whilst it is clear that Covid-19 has undoubtedly presented significant financial challenges to the professional game, evidence of the required source and sufficiency of funding to be invested in or otherwise made available to the club, was provided as part of the recent change of control process. “The regulation seeks to ensure that a club cannot gain any advantage over other clubs in the competition by not paying its creditors in full and on time, while also ensuring there is a deterrent in place for clubs and their owners, from operating in a manner so as to cause insolvency. A statement from club administrators Begbies Traynor said: "Mr Yeung has co-operated fully for the benefit of the club and has agreed, in order to ensure the survival of the club and to give the administrators the best possible chance to agree a sale, to waive his rights to the repayment of the debts owed to him and to his companies.
Au Yeung has more than 27 years’ experience in handling various construction projects in Hong Kong, Macau and the PRC.
"The EFL has engaged with the administrators and their advisors and is continuing to provide its full support in all ongoing matters, particularly how it can work through the requirements of the insolvency policy and assist the club in exiting administration at the earliest opportunity. All Rights Reserved. Au Yeung”) was appointed as our independent non-executive Director on 19 Sep 2018. You can unsubscribe at any time.
It means the money can be used for the "benefit of the club" and will not need to be repaid by a prospective buyer.
Wigan owner Au Yeung Wai Kay has waived a total of £36m in debts owed to him by the troubled club, removing the threat of a further points penalty next season as administrators try to find a … Filter appointments Filter appointments Current appointments Total number of appointments 5 Date of birth February 1976. Last weekend, Yeung was revealed to have made inquiries about putting the club into administration last May, days before he completed his takeover. Simara Knopka, 39, who has never passed a driving test or held a valid licence in the UK, was pictured by the M.E.Ndriving away from court just minutes after receiving her two-year ban. Last modified on Sun 23 Aug 2020 15.24 EDT. Administrators said Yeung’s decision to waive his debts meant he was working “to ensure the survival of the club” with the possibility of a second, 15-point sanction, next season should they not be in a position to repay 25p in the pound to their creditors.
How to get into football - the most popular sport in the world, with clubs and facilities throughout the UK. and hinted the Latics may not be able to start the new season if a deal is not completed by that date. But the club were placed into administration on 1 July, and were subsequently hit with a 12-point penalty which saw them relegated to League One at the end of the Championship season. All sorts of theories have been suggested as to why the owner decided administration was the best course of action, but he said the financial impact of the Covid-19 outbreak was to blame. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Wigan entered administration on Wednesday and are set to be handed a 12-point penalty by the EFL once the season has been completed. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate?