Investor of Hertha BSC: Is Windhorst only a gambler and a Blender?

During a soccer patron and business addresses in front of a pile of broken glass and the sporty as well as financially devalued area giant has abdicated, pumpin

Investor of Hertha BSC: Is Windhorst only a gambler and a Blender?

During a soccer patron and business addresses in front of a pile of broken glass and the sporty as well as financially devalued area giant has abdicated, pumping the other, in spite of the Corona-crisis new million in the expanding capital city of football project. The contrast could not be any more development this week between Schalke 04 and Hertha BSC. So the butcher's Clemens Tönnies belongs to Big now, the League-past, while the large investor Lars it Windhorst want to know correctly. After the flamboyant businessman has invested via his holding company Tennor already 224 million euros in Hertha, to be invested a further 150 million euros to the club Big Money for the Big City Club.

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The industry rubs up against disbelief on the eyes, such as the years around cancer club at the end of capital currently in style is vitalised. Many other clubs and leagues, tremble before the economic default due to the pandemic. In a "picture"Interview, the 43-year-old Windhorst spoke of the championship and the club can in future play in the Champions League, if no major mistakes would be made. Some consider him a gamer and Blender. Others see him as a courageous Entrepreneur, and also from setbacks, not small wars.

it was Once the Wunderkind of the German economy, was as a Teenager by the then Chancellor, Helmut Kohl, in high-profile delegations in the entourage of the group, the Germany-AG a-arms that are taken on trips abroad and so to the pop star, the Manager. He had to return crashes and miraculous return. Windhorst comes from the provincial town of Rahden in the Mindener Land. With 14 years he screwed the Computer and sold it. The parts he buys from Chinese wholesalers.

His father, owner of a business for office supplies, signs the contracts for the Filius, procured him the first loan of 100,000 marks. The mother is a teacher. The enterprising son leaves school prematurely. He had been at the time, obsessed with the idea of a group build. "Today, every idiot makes Abitur", he said. With 17 years of Windhorst is the chief of a group of 13 companies. He has 100 Employees, imported computer accessories and raw materials such as tungsten from the far East and makes 50 million dollars in sales.

a number of times Windhorst wanted to conquer the world. But he went twice already broke. In 2003, he drove Windhorst AG against the wall. The Berlin regional court sentenced him because of infidelity in 27 cases. In 2009, he squandered with shares. Windhorst went into personal bankruptcy, and it is covered by Mitgläubigern with criminal charges. While others do not recover from such setbacks, creates Windhorst always make a Comeback. At Christmas 2007, he survived even a plane crash of his private plane in Kazakhstan. Windhorst is a stand-up guy.

Updated Date: 07 July 2020, 01:19

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