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Fantex Signs 49ers' Davis To IPO Deal For 10% Of His Future Earnings
Published November 1, 2013
POUND FOOLISH? In N.Y., Peter Lattman wrote since it was announced two weeks ago, Fantex' "innovation has caused a stir on Wall Street and in the sports world." Market commentators have "raised questions about the soundness of the deal for investors, citing its complex structure and many risks, including the chance that an injury could cut short a player’s career and earnings potential" (NYTIMES.com, 10/31).