CITY FOOTBALL GROUP
Established in May 2013, City Football Group is the world's leading private owner and operator of football clubs, with total or partial ownership of twelve clubs around the world: Premier League Champions Manchester City FC in England, New York City FC in the US, Melbourne City FC in Australia, Yokohama F. Marinos in Japan, Montevideo City Torque in Uruguay, Girona FC in Spain, Sichuan Jiuniu FC in China, Mumbai City FC in India, Lommel SK in Belgium, ESTAC in France, Palermo FC in Italy and partner club Bolívar in Bolivia.
On 5 April 2015, City Football Group acquired Club Atlético Torque in Montevideo, marking a turning point in the club's history.
With 13 offices around the world, CFG also invests in other football related businesses and projects and serves as a global commercial platform for its partners, whilst fulfilling its vision of using football for social good on a local and global scale through its clubs' charities, foundations and other CSR initiatives.
CFG is majority owned by Newton Investment and Development LLC, with a significant minority shareholding held by global technology investment firm, Silver Lake (18.16%).
From 23rd September 2008 until December 2015, City Football Group was wholly owned by ADUG, a private investment and development company belonging to His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
From 25 July 2021, CFG's ultimate parent undertaking is Newton Investment and Development LLC, a company registered in Abu Dhabi and also wholly owned by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan.