Millwall unveil 5m investment

Last updated : 03 March 2007 By Daniel Elwes
Chestnut Hill Ventures puts money into and financial services, retail, property and sport.

It is led by John G Berylson, who will now become non-executive chairman of Millwall Holdings and a director of the Lions.

Heather Rabbatts, who will revert to the position of executive deputy chairman, said: "This is tremendous news for Millwall and our supporters. It enables us to move forward with confidence and continue to plan for future success both on and off the field."

Former chairman Peter de Savary will invest £500,000, with talks ongoing to raise an additional £1.5m.