According to findings by Radar Online, David quietly resigned from Victoria Beckham, Ltd. after six years as director. His resignation actually occurred on Dec. 10, 2014.
On that date, the company's "entire issued share capital was transferred to" Victoria's parent company Beckham Brand Holdings, Ltd., and reissued with 1/3 going to Victoria, 1/3 to David, and 1/3 to CEO Robert Dodds, according to Radar.
Documents filed in the United Kingdom also note that all "contracts held by the company related to the David Beckham brand were transferred during the year to DB Ventures Limited, a sister company" that is specifically "focused on exploiting the David Beckham brand."
Radar suggests the Victoria isn't affiliated with the "brand."
DB Ventures is also a sub-company of Beckham Brand Holdings, of which Victoria and David are both directors and shareholders.
The purpose of the business split isn't known.
Earlier this month, it was reported that David helped "bail out" his wife's fashion empire after her designer brand lost an estimated £3.8 million ($7.29 million) in one year.
The duo has been making a series of financial moves over the past several years. In May 2014, they sold the "Beckingham Palace" estate. In August, 2015, they got rid of their home in Madrid. Two months later, they sold off their French villa on the Cote d'Azur.
While these could be simple business transactions, many tabloid reports say that it's simply the beginning of the end.
In February, OK! magazine claimed that the couple were "figuring out their exit strategies" in preparation for a divorce. Reps vehemently denied the rumors.
The couple was the picture of happiness in October after People magazine dubbed the former soccer star the "Sexiest Man Alive."
"David is very romantic and we regularly do lovely things to surprise each other," Victoria said of her husband of 16 years.
"The first time I met David, nearly 20 years ago, we were at a football match," she said. "After the game all the other players were having a drink with their friends and David was standing with his mum and dad and his younger sister Joanne. Family is important to him."
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