Dan Snyder buys the Redskins in $800 million deal

- Dan Snyder, chief executive of Snyder Communications, has led a consortium of investors that has acquired American NFL football team, the Washington Redskins, for $800 million (£500 million) -- making it the biggest deal in the US sport's history.

- Dan Snyder, chief executive of Snyder Communications, has led a consortium of investors that has acquired American NFL football team, the Washington Redskins, for $800 million (£500 million) -- making it the biggest deal in the US sport's history.

Snyder, whose group owns agencies including Arnold Communications in Boston and Partners BDDH in London, led a group that also included US News & World Report chairman and editor-in-chief, Mort Zuckerman, and co-chairman Fred Drasner.

The deal was unanimously approved by NFL owners yesterday and makes Snyder, at the age of 34, the youngest ever owner of an NFL team.





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