The Salford-born 34-year-old, now based in London, has cerebral palsy and reportedly has an IQ level of 234, ranking him one of the most intelligent men in the world.
Prior is a Manchester United fan whose family originally hail from Galway but claims to have a soft spot for the Light Blues which is why he says he will purchase up to 1.4 per cent of Rangers within the next 48 hours in a deal worth around £600,000, with the prospect of increasing his stake.
He told the Daily Record: "My motivation is simple. I want to see a club with a great heritage, and one I've supported from a distance since I was a child, grow as an institution.
"I'm not a frontman for anyone else, 100 per cent guaranteed. This is my stake and mine alone.
"The transaction to buy between one and 1.4 per cent of Rangers I hope will be completed on Thursday, or within 48 hours.
"I want to see what's under the hood of Rangers and I have the financial wherewithal to continue to buy significant shares, perhaps growing it over the coming months to between five-10 per cent.
"I have no links or associations with anyone at Rangers. I met Malcolm Murray (former chairman) a few years ago but that was in relation to asset management business.
"There is nothing venomous or tactical in my approach. Judge me on my actions, not perceptions."