Practice

Sports and Entertainment

The sports and entertainment industry is dynamic, diverse, and global in scale. Offering a suite of focused industry experience and a geographic reach that few firms possess, our global Sports and Entertainment group performs as your trusted teammate.

The sports and entertainment industry is dynamic, diverse, and global in scale. Offering a suite of focused industry experience and a geographic reach that few firms possess, our global Sports and Entertainment group performs as your trusted teammate.

World-class entertainment companies, major league sports teams, and investors trust us to partner with them to solve complex industry challenges and help them evolve the business of sports and entertainment.

From commercial operations such as sponsorships, naming rights, and brand protection to tackling complex corporate transactions and management of stadium and arena projects around the world, we can help you execute the right game plan to drive your strategic business operations forward.

Representative experience

Advising Anschutz Entertainment Group, Inc. on creating ASM Global, a joint venture with Onex Partners to run the global venue management businesses of AEG Facilities and SMG.

Advising Major League Soccer franchise Seattle Sounders on a series of transactions resulting in a reorganization of its ownership structure.

Representing both buyers and sellers in the acquisition or disposition of franchises in the NBA, NHL, MLS, and other major professional sports leagues.

Advising Mikhail Prokhorov in an agreement to sell his 51% controlling interest in the Brooklyn Nets to an entity controlled by Joe Tsai.

Advising Oracle on its landmark acquisition of the naming rights to the San Francisco Giants park, now known as Oracle Park.

Representing InterMiami and its investor group on a joint venture to create a Major League Soccer expansion franchise in Miami, Florida.

Advising Mikhail Prokhorov on Onexim Sports and Entertainment Holding's sale of a 49.9 percent interest in the Brooklyn Nets to Joe Tsai.

Advising Mikhail Prokhorov on Onexim Sports and Entertainment Holding's acquisition of the Brooklyn Nets.

Advising AEG Presents on live music business acquisitions and joint ventures (The Bowery Presents, Promowest Productions, Webster Hall, FYF Fest, Firefly, and Zero Mile Presents).

Advising Mikhail Prokhorov on Onexim Sports and Entertainment Holding's acquisition of the Barclays Center.

Representing the Denver Metropolitan Major League Baseball Stadium District on the development and operation of Coors Field.

Advising Mikhail Prokhorov on Onexim Sports and Entertainment Holding's acquisition of the Barclays Center from Forest City Ratner and the subsequent sale to Blue Pool Capital.

Handling numerous naming rights and sponsorship agreements, including Sports Authority Field at Mile High and their renaming as Empower Field at Mile High.

Loading data