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Ligue 2 teams to receive €1m from CVC funds

Following the announcement that the LFP will sell a 13% stake to CVC Capital Partners for a total of €1.5bnMa Ligue 2 have announced that clubs in France’s second division will receive just €1m each.

This follows L’Équipe‘s report that PSG will receive €200m, as the only member of the ‘first’ group of French clubs. The third group of Ligue 1 clubs is set to receive €33m each, however those who are relegated into Ligue 2 will receive just half of that. The clubs promoted into Ligue 1, which would currently be Toulouse and Paris FC, plus a potential play-off winner, will receive the same amount, that is €16.5m.

The prize for promotion is therefore greater than just the opportunity to play in the French top flight. For the second-division club that will participate in the play-off, the stake will be €15.5m.

Clubs relegated into the third division of French football, National 1, will also receive half of those who remain in the league, that is €500,000.

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