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Power Players: Advisory

This New York-based boutique advisory firm is involved in the top team transactions in sports and is one of the most prolific firms when it comes to the number of deals on which it advises. Continue reading

Financing and advising the biggest deals in sports

They have access to the highest levels of sports, they understand the details behind some of the most complex deals in the industry, and their purview covers the most sensitive areas in sports — price, cost, debt and financial viability. They are financiers and advisories in sports business mergers and acquisitions, and the latest in our series of Power Players. Continue reading

High demand keeps Teamworks working hard

Teamworks revealed last week that it had secured a Series A round of funding from a syndicate of investors — $6.25 million in all. Seaport Capital is being described as the lead investor, along with PagsGroup, Atlanta Ventures, DUMAC (the investment arm of Duke University, Maurides’ alma mater) and Inner Circle Ventures. Inner Circle Sports, a boutique New York investment bank, advised Teamworks on the process. Continue reading

School offers youths sports business exposure

“This is an example of using the strength of sports for good, and the sports community in New York has really embraced it,” said Steve Horowitz, Inner Circle Sports partner and an advisory board co-chair who will be honored alongside Len Elmore at the school’s annual fundraiser Thursday at the New York Athletic Club. Continue reading

Executive Transactions

N.Y.-based Inner Circle Sports hired Strategic Advisory Group Principal DAVID ABRAMS to focus on sports facilities and related development (ICS) Continue reading

Lenders to Competitor Group take control

“Lenders that have emerged as equity shareholders typically convert their debt as a result of the company not being able to support their debt payments,” said sports investment banker Rob Tilliss of Inner Circle Sports. Continue reading

Americans Invade the English Premier League

Inner Circle Sports Founder and CEO Rob Tilliss discusses the growing American presence in English Premier League ownership. Tilliss speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." Continue reading

Minding My Business With Inner Circle Sports Partner Steve Horowitz

ICS Partner Steve Horowitz is profiled in the SportsBusiness Daily Continue reading