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Steve Cohen Clinches Deal to Buy Mets After Nine-Month Saga (1)

Sept. 14, 2020, 10:34 PM

After a nine-month odyssey, Steve Cohen finally got what he wanted: a deal to acquire the New York Mets.

The billionaire reached an agreement with Sterling Partners, a firm backed by the families that own the Mets, to purchase the 58-year-old team, according to a statement Monday. Terms of the transaction, which still needs approval from Major League Baseball’s other club owners, weren’t disclosed.

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“I am excited to have reached an agreement with the Wilpon and Katz families to purchase the New York Mets,” Cohen said in the statement.

Cohen, already a Mets investor, was in talks ...

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