Featured Story

Thinking Back, Looking Ahead

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 01 / 22 / 18

Craig Littlepage, University of Virginia While many of his peers with an economics degree from Penn’s Wharton School graduated with an eye toward Wall Street or finance, Craig Littlepage had a different calling — literally. That call came from legendary Villanova basketball coach Rol...

Read More

Tags: Finance, Ally, Basketball, IBM, Africa, ACC, NFL, ATT, Monday, Football, CES, Ping, People and Pop Culture

More Stories

Goldman bullish on funding MLS clubs

Goldman Sachs is all in on Major League Soccer. The Wall Street titan lent $120 million to Orlando City Soccer Club, the fourth MLS stadium loan in the last year for Goldman, which has emerged as one of the burgeoning league’s top lenders. “[MLS] is something that the firm is very ...

Tags: Finance

On Location acquires PrimeSport

On Location Experiences, through its Club Nomadic, is known for its Super Bowl parties. Courtesy of:  ON LOCATION EXPERIENCES On Location Experiences set out to transform the premium hospitali ...

Tags: Finance

Group loaned $300M to Marlins’ owners

JPMorgan led a consortium of banks lending $300 million to the new ownership group of the Miami Marlins, finance sources said. A group led by Bruce Sherman and Derek Jeter closed on the $1.2 billion transaction in October after struggling over many months to raise funds. There is roughly an addit ...

Tags: Finance

Engine Shop buys esports agency

Hoping to claim a piece of growing corporate marketing budgets for competitive video gaming, experiential agency Engine Shop has acquired The Gamer Agency, a New York-based gaming and esports specialty shop. The 25-person company will be fully integrated by the middle of the first quarter, Engine ...

Tags: Finance

Stadium planners face uncertainty

The tax bill winding its way through Congress has sent a tremor through the stadium financing world because it would ban municipalities from selling tax-exempt bonds for sports venues. Perhaps more unsettling, the bill is retroactive to Nov. 2, meaning pending deals may have to be redone. “ ...

Tags: Finance

Ben Sutton’s back with investment fund

“What’s really interesting is finding undeveloped or underdeveloped businesses that have the potential to grow.” Photo: COURTESY OF BEN SUTTON Ben Sutton has found life after IM ...

Tags: Finance

Notre Dame’s stadium project complete

Notre Dame kicked off its football season Sept. 2, showcasing the $400 million stadium upgrades. GETTY IMAGES Shortly before Notre Dame kicked off its season against Temple, the sellout cro ...

Tags: ATT, ING, Champion, Football, GE, Ally, Facilities, CES, Media, Basketball, Technology, ACC, Finance, SPL, SEC, UPS

FanDuel: Merger has risks

The proposed FanDuel-DraftKings merger, designed by the companies to rejuvenate growth and become more efficient in the previously high-flying business of daily fantasy sports, faces plenty of hurdles even if approved by regulators, FanDuel acknowledged to its investors. According to a merger doc ...

Tags: Finance

MLS strength evident in stadium lending

Sumitomo and JPMorgan Chase lent roughly $80 million for Orlando City SC’s new stadium. Photo by: ORLANDO BUSINESS JOURNAL When Orlando City SC’s new stadium swings open t ...

Tags: Finance

Banks’ interest revives Raiders in Vegas

The Oakland Raiders are close to securing bank financing from lenders including U.S. Bank, potentially reinvigorating the team’s effort to secure a stadium in Las Vegas, sources said. The move comes with NFL committee meetings scheduled for March 6-8 in Palm Beach, Fla., when key owners wil ...

Tags: Finance

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug