Experience

2021

Financial Advisor to Sports IQ on its $7mm growth capital raise led by Harlo Equity Partners, with participation from The Kraft Group, Velo Partners, Michael Gordon, Theo Epstein, Sam Kennedy and Mitch Garber

2021

2021

Sell-side M&A Advisor to Teall Capital on the sale of Riddle & Bloom to Wasserman

2021

2021

Buy-side M&A Advisor to Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney on the acquisition of Wrexham A.F.C.

2021

2020

Financial Advisor to Teamworks on its $32mm Series C round led by Delta-v Capital, with participation from General Catalyst, Seaport Capital, Teamworthy Ventures, Afia Capital, Stadia Ventures, DUMAC and Steve Pagliuca

2020

2019

Advisor to the City of Seattle regarding the development, lease and funding for the Climate Pledge Arena Project

2019

2019

Sell-side M&A Advisor to Synergy Sports on the sale to Atrium Sports, backed by Eldridge Industries and Elysian Park Ventures

2019

2019

Financial Advisor to PlayOn Sports on its $25mm Series B funding, with participation from BIP Capital, Vinik Sports Group, Teall Capital and Crossover

2019

2019

Buy-side M&A Advisor to an investor group led by John Sherman on the acquisition of the Kansas City Royals

2019

2019

Financial Advisor to Alan Kestenbaum and his family on their investment in Atlanta Falcons Holding Company

2019

2019

Financial Advisor to Charter Communications and Comcast Corporation in the sale of their interests in the New York Mets

2019

2019

Financial Advisor to G2 Esports on its $17mm Series A capital raise

2019

2019

Financial Advisor to a Limited Partner on the sale of interests in Fenway Sports Group

2019

2018

Financial Advisor to the Senior Lender in General American Capital Partners’ acquisition of FC Girondins de Bordeaux

2018

2018

Financial advisor on sale of expansion franchises to Comcast Spectacor, Joe Tsai, Pegula Sports & Entertainment and GF Capital

2018

2018

Buy-side M&A Advisor to Victoria Road Football, LLC, a consortium including Peter Freund, Craig Unger and Tim Howard, in the acquisition of Dagenham & Redbridge FC

2018

2018

Financial Advisor to a group led by Steve Kaplan in the sale of its interests in the Memphis Grizzlies

2018

2018

Sell-side Advisor on the sale of a significant minority interest

2018

2018

Buyside M&A Advisor to an investment group led by Paul Conway, Chien Lee & Billy Beane

2018

2018

Sell-side M&A Advisor to KORE Software on the sale to Serent Capital

2018

2018

Financial Advisor to Teamworks on its $15mm Series B round led by General Catalyst, with participation from Seaport Capital, DUMAC and Steve Pagliuca

2018

2017

Advisor to the City of Las Vegas regarding the pursuit of professional soccer and the redevelopment of certain downtown parcels to accommodate a new stadium

2017

2017

Buy-side M&A Advisor to The Tornante Company and Michael Eisner on the acquisition Portsmouth FC

2017

2017

Financial Advisor to Senior Lender on recapitalization & new facility

2017

2017

Buy-side M&A Advisor to Alliance Baseball on its acquisition of Baseball America from Motor Trend Group (formerly known as TEN: The Enthusiast Network)

2017

2016

Financial Advisor to Teamworks on its $6mm Series A round led by Seaport Capital, with participation from DUMAC, Steve Pagliuca and Atlanta Ventures

2016

2015

Financial Adivsor to the Atlanta Falcons and Arthur M. Blank Family Office regarding the funding for the new Mercedes Benz Stadium

2015

2015

Buy-side M&A Advisor to Joshua Harris & David Blitzer of HBSE

2015

2015

Financial Advisor to USA Rugby on the formation of Rugby International Marketing and subsequent capital raise

2015

2015

Buy-side M&A Advisor to Stats Perform (formerly known as STATS LLC) on its acquisition of TVT Video Technologies

2015

2014

Financial Advisor to Ilitch Holdings regarding the capitalization of Little Caesars Arena and related development in The District Detroit

2014

2014

Sell-side M&A Advisor to the Atlanta Hawks on raising new LP capital from a NY-based investment group

2014

2014

Buy-side M&A Advisor to Scott Malkin & Jon Ledecky of NY Hockey Holdings

2014

2014

Buy-side M&A Advisor to Marc Lasry & Wes Edens

2014

2014

Financial advisor to AMB Group on the acquisition of the Atlanta MLS expansion rights

2014

2014

Buy-side M&A Advisor to Stats Perform (formerly known as STATS LLC) on its acquisition of Bloomberg Sports

2014

2013

Buy-side M&A Advisor to Erick Thohir, Rosan Roeslani and Handy Soetedjo on acquiring FC Inter Milan from Massimo Moratti

2013

2013

Sell-side M&A Advisor to Cliff Viner on the sale of the Florida Panthers to Vincent Viola

2013

2013

Buy-side M&A Advisor to Joshua Harris and David Blitzer on the acquisition of the New Jersey Devils from Jeffrey Vanderbeek

2013

2013

Financial Advisor to Senior Lender on acquisition financing

2013

2013

Sell-side M&A Advisor to Hunt Sports Group

2013

2013

Financial Advisor to Falcon Investment on the Ottawa Senators debt refinancing

2013

2013

Financial Advisor to HPS Partners (formerly known as Highbridge Principal Strategies) on its minority investment in Wasserman

2013

2012

Financial Advisor for debt refinancing

2012

2012

Sell-side M&A Advisor to Will Chang on the sale of the franchise to Erick Thohir and Jason Levien

2012

2012

Financial Advisor to the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Giants on long-term capital planning

2012

2012

Financial Advisor to Bloomberg Sports on the sale of a minority interest to IMG (now Endeavor)

2012

2012

Financial Advisor to Union Square Events and Danny Meyer on the sale of a minority interest to Related Companies

2012

2011

Buy-side M&A Advisor to Joshua Harris and David Blitzer on the acquisition of the Philadelphia 76ers from Comcast Spectacor

2011

2010

Lead Manager to the City of Cleveland on the Cleveland Stadium debt refinancing

2010

2010

Lead Manager to the City of Cleveland on the Cleveland Stadium debt refinancing

2010

2010

Recapitalization, Sell-side M&A Advisor

2010

2010

Buy-side M&A Advisor to Fenway Sports Group

2010

2010

Financial Advisor on re-launch of its brand

2010

2010

Financial Advisor to PNC Bank

2010

2009

Financial Advisor to the Florida Panthers Hockey Club regarding arena improvements and recapitalization

2009

2009

Buy-side M&A Advisor to David Checketts

2009

2009

Financial Advisor

2009

2009

Co Sell-side M&A Advisor on sale to Molson Family

2009

2008

Buy-side M&A Advisor to Ellis Short

2008

2008

Appraisal of Minor League Baseball team

2008

2008

Financial Advisor for Senior Credit Facility

2008

2007

Lead Manager to Dolphin Stadium Corporation for stadium improvement debt

2007

2007

Buy-side M&A Advisor to Tom Hicks and George Gillett

2007

Inner Circle Sports Privacy Notice

March 2016

Your Privacy Is Important To Inner Circle Sports

In the course of serving you as an individual client or as someone associated with a corporate or institutional client, Inner Circle Sports (ICS) may obtain personal information about you. Obtaining this information is important to our ability to deliver the highest level of service to you, but we also recognize that you expect us to treat this information appropriately.

This Policy describes the types of personal information we may collect about you, the purposes for which we use the information, the circumstances in which we may share the information, and the steps that we take to safeguard the information to protect your privacy. As used throughout this policy, the term “ICS” refers to Inner Circle Sports, LLC.

The Sources of Information

The personal information we collect about you comes primarily from forms and materials you submit to ICS during the course of your relationship with us. We may also collect information about your transactions and experiences with ICS relating to the services you require, ICS may obtain additional information about you.

The Information We Have About You

If you deal with ICS in an individual capacity (e.g., as a private client), or as a settler/trustee/beneficiary of a trust, or as an owner or principal of a company or other investment vehicle established to invest on your behalf or on behalf of your family, etc., the typical information we may collect about you would include:

  • Your name, address and other contact details;
  • Your age, occupation and marital status;
  • Extensive financial information, including source of wealth, investment experience and objectives, risk tolerance and, in certain jurisdictions, representations required under applicable law or regulation concerning your financial resources;
  • As applicable, your passport, national identity card or driver’s license, as required by laws and regulations addressing due diligence and related matters; and
  • A personal identifier such as, depending on your country of residence, your Social Security Number, National Insurance Number, Tax File Number, etc.

If you are an employee/officer/director/principal, etc of one of our corporate or institutional clients, the typical information we may collect about you personally would include:

  • Your name and contact details;
  • Your role/position/title and area of responsibility; and
  • Certain identifying information (e.g., passport photo, etc.) as required by laws and regulations addressing money laundering and related matters.

Of course, you are not required to supply any of the personal information that we may request. However, failure to do so may result in our being unable to provide services to you. While we make every effort to ensure that all information we hold about you is accurate, complete and up to date, you can help us considerably in this regard by promptly notifying us if there are any changes to your personal information.

Our Use of Your Personal Information

We may use your personal information to:

  • Administer, operate, facilitate and manage your relationship and/or involvement with ICS. This may include sharing such information internally as well as disclosing it to third parties, as described in the following two sections, respectively;
  • Contact you or, if applicable, your designated representative(s) by post, telephone, electronic mail, facsimile, etc., in connection with your relationship and/or involvement with ICS;
  • Provide you with information, recommendations or advice concerning services offered by ICS; and
  • Facilitate our internal business operations, including assessing and managing risk and fulfilling our legal and regulatory requirements.

If your relationship with ICS ends, ICS will continue to treat your personal information, to the extent we retain it, as described in this Policy.

Disclosures of Your Personal Information to Third Parties

ICS does not disclose your personal information to third parties, except as described in this Policy. Third party disclosures may include sharing such information with non-affiliated companies that perform support services that may facilitate your transactions with ICS, including those that provide professional, legal, or accounting advice to ICS. Non-affiliated companies that assist ICS in providing services to you are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information to the extent they receive it, and to use your personal information only in the course of providing such services and only for the purposes that ICS dictates.

We may also disclose your personal information to fulfill your instructions, to protect our rights and interests and those of our business partners, or pursuant to your express consent. Finally, under limited circumstances, your personal information may be disclosed to third parties as permitted by, or to comply with, applicable laws and regulations, for instance, when responding to a subpoena or similar legal process, to protect against fraud, and to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement or regulatory authorities.

You should know that ICS will not sell your personal information.

Information Security: How We Protect Your Privacy

ICS is committed to implementing the highest standards of information security to protect the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information. We limit access to your personal information to authorized ICS employees or agents and, as described above in Disclosures of Your Personal information to Third Parties, our service providers are held to stringent standards of privacy. We also maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the information against loss, misuse, damage or modification and unauthorized access or disclosure.

Other Privacy Policies or Statements; Changes to Policy

This Policy provides a general statement of the ways in which ICS protects your personal information. You may, however, in connection with specific products or services offered by ICS, be provided with privacy policies or statements that supplement this Policy. This Policy may be changed from time to time to reflect changes in our practices concerning the collections and use of personal information. This version of the Policy is effective December 1, 2011.

Additional Information

If you require further information regarding our privacy policies and practices, please contact:

Inner Circle Sports, LLC
441 Lexington Avenue
Floor 17
New York, NY 10017

Phone: (212) 370-4400