Hampshire Cricket Club have confirmed that they are in talks with a number of investment options.
Rumours started circulating online over a possible takeover by the owner of the Indian premier league team Delhi Capitals.
The news came as the majority stake holder at Hampshire confirmed he wanted to sell his share in the club.
Speaking to Buzz news, the club say:” Hampshire Sport & Leisure Holdings Ltd has made no secret of the fact that it has been investigating a number of investment options for some time now and, in the course of these investigations, the Company has engaged with a number of parties under conditions of confidentiality.
They added: “Whilst it is true that the Company is fully engaged in some detailed negotiations regarding investment, the nature and content of any such investigations are subject to formal Non-Disclosure Agreements which the Company is bound to observe. To date, we have concluded no formal binding agreements other than NDAs. We repeat, therefore, we can make no further comment about the status of our negotiations until such time as we have something to disclose.”