A group led by New York-based attorney Joe Tacopina completed the acquisition of soccer’s Bologna, the second takeover of an Italian club by North American investors since 2011.

Tacopina, who becomes team president, and Joey Saputo, the founder of Major League Soccer’s Montreal Impact, oversaw the deal, according to a statement on the second-tier team’s website yesterday. Terms weren’t disclosed.

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