Assemblea General Ordinària 2013 / PHOTO: GERMÁN PARGA - FCB

Closing out the 2012/13 fiscal year, approving the budget for the 2013/14 season and ratifying the new Club Statutes, these were the big three issues that were voted on by the delegate members during the General Assembly.

Before the votes, President Sandro Rosell opened the event with an overview of what the Club had done the previous season. This overview included an economic report, plans for the future of the Camp Nou, the social situation of the Club and the arrival of Gerardo Martino, among others. The transcript of the president’s speech (PDF in Catalan).

[+] Sandro Rosell positive at half way point of his mandate

Javier Faus explained the closing financial figures for the 2012/13 season, and he noted that the Club finished the year with a surplus of 32.5 million euros. In addition, he emphasised that the Club debt had been reduced to 331 million euros, even after the signing of Neymar.

[+] 2012/13 fiscal year receives majority approval

Director General, Antoni Rossich, was charged with presenting a the budget for the upcoming season, a budget he qualified as “realistic, robust and prudent.” For the first time in Club history, Barça are projected to close out the 2013/14 season with revenues over the 500-million euro mark. In short, Club will have a net revenue of 35.7 million euros after taxes, a total of 508.5 million euros in revenue and 457.7 million euros in expenditures.

[+] The Assembly approves the budget for the 2013/14 season

The reform of FC Barcelona’s Statutes was a subject that required extensive explaining given the depth of the proposed reforms, which affect the social and economic areas of the Club.

[+] Delegate members say "yes" to statute reform

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