SUPER RICH Jonathan Rowland is the thriller man behind a dramatic late bid to save lots of Wigan.
Banker Rowland is shut mates with Prince Andrew and his father David, nicknamed Spotty, is on the Sunday Instances wealthy record and value greater than £600million.
Jonathon Rowland and spouse Anya attend Princess Beatrice’s marriage ceremonyCredit score: Digital camera Press
Jonathon Rowland together with his father DavidCredit score: London Information Photos
Rowland, 44, and his then spouse Anya attended Princess Eugenie’s wedding in 2018.
Rowland is keen to fund a bid put collectively by Ray Ranson and former Latics chairman Darren Royle.
It might value round £3m to take Wigan out of administration and an extra £5m to persuade the EFL of their long-term plans.
The group have been in talks with directors and followers’ teams, however are ready on a rival Spanish takeover bid.
Rowland has a vibrant previous and is at the moment launching a Bitcoin financial institution.
The cash for Wigan is free change to him.
Father David, 75, is a multi-millionaire property developer who got here from a tricky background to type a enterprise empire with contacts around the globe, together with contained in the Royal household.
He reportedly helped to clear some of the Duchess of York’s debts.
Rowland Snr was attributable to develop into treasurer of the Conservative Social gathering however needed to resign as a result of he turned a tax exile.
He lives on an enormous non-public property on Guernsey with a life-size bronze statue of Rowland smoking a cigar., which was unveiled by Prince Andrew in 2005
Jonathon left faculty at 16 however made a fortun within the dotcom growth of the late Nineteen Nineties.
His web funding firm known as JellyWorks reportedly made him £42m. At one level its shares rose 2,000 per cent in a couple of days.
He faces a battle to purchase Wigan.
The Spanish bid has been dragging however remains to be supported by directors, who’ve been in cost since July 1.
Questions have been raised in regards to the measurement of their funding although and the roles of Juan Miguel Garrido Cristo and Felipe Moreno, house owners previous and current of golf equipment in Spain.