Earlier on Thursday, experiences surfaced that Dea Spanos Berberian had requested that Los Angeles Chargers proprietor Dean Spanos and her different two siblings comply with promote the NFL franchise to offset huge quantities of debt linked with the household belief.
“Day by day that passes will increase the dangers that the charitable beneficiaries and the Spanos household legacy will endure irreparable monetary and reputational injury,” she wrote in a petition.
Dean Spanos, Alexis Spanos Ruhl and Michael Spanos responded through an announcement shared on the Chargers’ web site:
“Our mother and father, Alex and Faye, wished the Chargers to be a part of the Spanos Household for generations to come back. For the three of us the Chargers is certainly one of our household’s most essential legacies, simply because it was for our mother and father. Sadly, our sister Dea appears to have a unique and misguided private agenda. If Dea now not needs to be a part of this household legacy, the three of us stand able to buy her share of the franchise, as our agreements give us the precise to do. In the intervening time, the operations of the Chargers will probably be completely unaffected by this matter, which relates solely to the 36 p.c share of the group that was owned by our mother and father. The three of us are entitled to three-fourths of that 36 p.c share in any occasion, and by no means will this example affect management of the franchise. The three of us will stay firmly united as we search to satisfy our mother and father’ needs to make each resolution in one of the best pursuits of the Los Angeles Chargers.”
In response to Michael David Smith of Professional Soccer Discuss, the 4 Spanos siblings every personal 15% of the Chargers, and the Spanos household belief run by Dea and Dean owns 36%. Different traders personal the remaining 4 p.c.