The Adidas Scandal by Laurent Adamowicz Book Resume:
The book Adidas Scandal is a report given by Laurent Adamowicz about the Adidas Company buying and selling. Mr. Adamowicz has decided to write this book as a result of being harashed by various stakeholders about his role and his knowledge of the Adidas file. That is his role and his knowledge about the Adidas buying by Bernard Tapie and its selling by this one to the Crédit Lyonnais. This transaction has made headlines of many newspapers of the time. The fact is that the testimonies given by Mr. Adamowicz had been distorted and changed by many journalists, lawyers and other personalities for their mere knowlege of the file or for other reasons. For Mr. Adamowicz facts have to speak by themselves; that is why he has decided to tell only facts but not procedures. The book is composed of five parts: 1- The negotiation to find a potential buyer 2-Financing of the acquistion with the involvement of Japanese banks 3-The portage by the French bank the Crédit Lyonnais that become the majority owner. 4- The Adidas company selling by the French bank 5- The Adidas company listing on the stock exchange market.