CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Panthers: Signed agreement to sell NFL team to David Tepper
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers say they’ve signed a “definitive agreement” to sell the team to David Tepper, the founder and president of global hedge fund Appaloosa Management.
The deal is subject to NFL approval. The Panthers said in a release the transaction is expected to close in July.
Tepper, who has been a minority owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2009, said in a release Wednesday that he’s thrilled to have been selected to be the next owner of the Panthers.