On December 19th. 2017, Football League Championship Barnsley F.C. announced on its official website that the team had been
acquired by Pacific Media Group from China. Pacific Media Group and businessman Li Jian jointly acquired an 80% stake in
Balotelli in June 2016. Barnsley held a press conference at the home court on December 20, local time at 2 p.m., to unveil
the complete acquisition documents and to propose new goals for the club.
Pacific Media Group after completion of the acquisition also became the only one multinational company, with two European football club’s largest shareholder. Pacific Media Group chairman Grace Hong also become the youngest Chinese women in European football club, which will be written into the European football history. Mr Li and Mr Conway are the only directors and chairmen of the two European football