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MLB team ownership stays put

Rob Tilliss, founder of Inner Circle Sports, said he is expanding his practices into media and the digital space in part to fill in the loss of team merger-and-acquisition deals. Continue reading

Video: Granik, Tanenbaum, Tilliss, Wilpon: Business of Sports

Russell Granik, vice chairman of Galatioto Sports Partners LLC, Larry Tanenbaum, chairman of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Robert Tilliss, founder of Inner Circle Sports LLC, and Lyle Wilpon, head of U.S. Mergers & Acquisitions at BMO Capital Markets, participate in a panel discussion about the business of major-league sports. Continue reading

Only a Matter of Time Before NFL Comes to Canada, Tanenbaum Says

Football might not be the only sport in which the country could see more professional teams in coming years, said Robert Tilliss, founder and managing member of Inner Circle Sports, who advises on sports team sales. Continue reading

Atlanta Hawks sold to Ares’ Ressler for $850 million, group includes Sara Blakely and Grant Hill

The sellers were advised by Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Inner Circle Sports, and the buyer by Moelis & Co. Continue reading

Top Investment Banks in the Sports Industry

Inner Circle has worked with an extensive lineup of clients over the past several years, including the Florida Panthers, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Philadelphia 76ers, the Montreal Canadiens, the National Hockey League, the New Jersey Nets and multiple European soccer teams.
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