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The third mystery bidder vying to purchase the Miami Marlins has been revealed as prominent South Florida businessman Jorge Mas, the Miami Herald reports.
Mas, the chairman for MasTec, Inc — a utility infrastructure company, is among the three groups trying to buy the team. The businessman is also a managing partner of a Private Equity Group and is the chairman of the Board of the Cuban American National Foundation.
A source told the Miami Herald Mas is willing to contribute at least $200 million and possibly more to purchase the Marlins.
Mas along with New York Yankees great Derek Jeter and a second group including Tagg Romney and Tom Glavine are vying for ownership of the Marlins. However, it was revealed Thursday that no group has enough funds to meet the $1.3 billion asking price.
Jeter’s group remained the front-runner and is still trying to find investors.