Dong-buyer scores football club

The founder of Ineos has bought into a football club.

Det er ikke Randers FC, der skal have ny ejer, men derimod kronjydernes banemænd fra Europa League-kvalifikationen i 2010. Så husker vi nok alle, hvem der er tale om. | Photo: /ritzau/AP/Laurent Gilleron

The heir to Dong Energy's (now Ørsted) fossil-fuel past, Ineos, has bought into a football club. This latest acquisition comes after the Scottish petrochemical, fracking and oil group bought Dong's oil and gas division earlier this year.

Ineos has invested in Swiss club FC Lausanne Sport, in keeping with the trend for business magnates to invest in European top clubs. However this particular team might not bring great glory to Ineos's founder Jim Radcliffe – Lausanne's most recent championship took place all the way back in the 1960s. The optimistic Scottish company, however, wants to change that.

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