LaLiga Financial Figures At Record High
By Community | April 20, 2018
Spanish football league LaLiga recorded free cash flow of €262m (£229.5m) in the 2016/17 season, following record investment of €1.146bn (£1.003bn).
The figures, published in the latest edition of the Professional Football Financial Report, include data on revenue, expenses and debt performance. Around €406m (£355.6m) was spent on improvements in infrastructure, whilst €740m (£648m) was invested in member club playing squads.
One of the key findings in the report showed clubs’ total revenues surpassed the €3.5bn (£3.06bn) mark last term, reaching €3.662bn (£3.208bn). This represents an increase of €495m (£433m) on the previous season and equates to an annual increase rate of 15.6%.
The clubs’ total revenues also increased by 64% compared to the 2011/2012 campaign, with broadcasting income enjoying significant growth, rising from €729m (£638.6m) to €1.455bn (£1.274bn).