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With TV deals, NBA ups clubs’ debt limit

Rob Tilliss, a sports adviser with Inner Circle Sports, said there were arguments made at the league to raise the debt ceiling even higher. Continue reading

Franchise values: Which price is right?

Rob Tilliss comments on recent sports franchise valuations Continue reading

Shown The Door: Now Comes Uncertainty, Perhaps A Showdown

“No. 1 is that the [board of governors] will be required to vote to authorize the commissioner to exercise his power to rescind Sterling’s membership,” said Rob Tilliss, chief executive officer of Inner Circle Sports, which took part in the recent Milwaukee team sale after being retained by prospective new Bucks owners Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry. Continue reading

Is Oprah the Next Owner of the LA Clippers?

Robert Tilliss, CEO of Inner Circle Sports, takes a look at who the potential buyers of the Los Angeles Clippers are on Bloomberg Television's "Taking Stock." Continue reading

Billionaire Bevy Awaits NBA Clippers With Forced Sale by League

“The team will fetch in excess of the Bucks and possibly a record-setting price for an NBA team,” said Rob Tilliss, founder of Inner Circle Sports, which represented Apollo Global Management LLC (APO) co-founder Joshua Harris in his purchase of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers. “Should the Clippers eventually be sold, it will attract a wide group of potential investors -- both domestic and international.” Continue reading

NBA’s global value plays role in sale of Bucks

Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry retained Inner Circle Sports in their acquisition of the Milwaukee Bucks. Continue reading

Atlanta, Arthur Blank Officially Awarded MLS Expansion Team, Will Get Fan Input On Name

Inner Circle Sports advised Blank and the management team of the new Atlanta MLS franchise in the transaction. Continue reading

The dealmakers: Some of the key players to watch in sports finance

It was a banner year for Inner Circle, with advisory roles on the sales of the Florida Panthers, New Jersey Devils and Phoenix Coyotes in 2013. Continue reading

For the Birds: Are the Orioles satisfied with merely being good in a division that demands greatness?

Nishant Tella of Inner Circle Sports, a New York–based investment bank that advises on the acquisition and sale of sports franchises discusses RSN economics with Jonah Keri Continue reading