A Russian businessman plans to buy Karpaty Lviv

Российский бизнесмен планирует купить львовские "Карпаты"

Mikhail Fridman

One of the richest businessmen of Russia Mikhail Fridman is exploring the possibility of buying Karpaty Lviv, according to fan-site of the Lviv club.

55-year-old Fridman was born in Lvov, was the sponsor and initiator of Foundation “Alfa jazz fest”, Lviv music festival.

Add that Friedman is the co-owner and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the consortium “Alfa-Group” and included in it a branch of “Alfa-Bank” without interruption works in Lviv.

At the same time, the businessman himself is not opposed to strengthen the bond with his native city.

A source close to Friedman’s report that he wants to buy a stake in FC “Karpaty”, belonging to Peter Dimensao and Igor Kolomoisky.

For winter break Karpaty left, closing the tournament table of Ukrainian Premier League.