Billionaire businessmen Jay-Z and Jeff Bezos are discussing a possible joint venture.
The Roc Nation founder and Amazon founder are exploring a joint bid with Washington officials, two sources with knowledge of the talks told CNN.
It’s unclear if the two current NFL team owners have yet spoken to Dan Snyder and his wife, Tanya.
Earlier on Thursday, a source with knowledge of the matter confirmed to CNN that Bezos is considering buying the group.
On Wednesday, Cynders said it was exploring a sale of the group and had hired American Securities to “consider potential transactions.”
When asked to comment on the Amazon founder’s interest in the team, a spokesman for the chiefs said, “We are not commenting on whether or not he has expressed interest.”
CNN has contacted Roc Nation for comment.
The NFL declined to comment when reached by CNN on Thursday.
Both Bezos and Jay-Z’s sports ties run deep.
Jay-Z was previously part of the Brooklyn Nets, and his company Roc Nation Sports represents several NFL athletes.
In the year In 2019, while Colin Kaepernick’s move is making waves in sports, Jay-Z and the N.L.L. Social justice initiatives It aims to bring awareness to key issues such as criminal justice reform and education and economic development.
And Amazon to a Profitable streaming partnership For the company and the league winner this year with the NFL.
Prime Video Sports chief Jay Marin wrote in an internal memo in September that the team “exceeded all of our viewership expectations” and “delivered the largest three hours of US Prime subscriptions in Amazon history.” He said.
It’s not clear how those business relationships will be handled when it can be purchased.
of Potential sales The investigation into the Chiefs’ owner comes months after the House Oversight Committee accused him of fostering a “toxic workplace” and conducting a shadowy investigation “to target the plaintiffs, shift the blame and influence the NFL’s internal review.”
Last year, an internal investigation by attorney Beth Wilkinson resulted in the NFL fining the officials $10 million and Snyder handing over the day-to-day operations of the franchise to his wife. Snyder has denied the allegations.
Attorneys Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, who represented more than 40 former employees who sued Snyder for workplace impropriety, called the potential sale “a positive development for the band, its former and current employees and its many fans.”