THE OUTLOOK FOR SPORTS M&A IN 2014 AND BEYOND
ACG New York’s 60th Anniversary Kick-Off SPORTS M&A LUNCH
Celebrating the Super Bowl
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
11:15am - 1:30pm
“Sports” is big business -- new clubs and franchises have been announced by Major League Soccer, investors can buy into funds that own the future earnings of football players, televised games are big business for the networks, and technology gets up close and personal with cameras and GPS devices. What’s up next for the sports industry, and how can middle-market companies play in the sector?
PANELISTS: Click for bios
Moderator, Harvey Schiller, Chairman, Schiller Management Group (SMG)
Charles Baker, Partner, DLA Piper
Sal Galatioto, President, Galatioto Sports Partners
Christopher Halpin, Vice-President of Media Strategy & Business Development, the National Football League
David Moross, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Falconhead Capital
Our panel of industry experts will discuss several trends in the sports business, including:
• Where is the sports business headed, and what is driving revenue growth?
• What is the outlook for Sports M&A? Which teams are looking to sell, and where are potential buyers coming from?
• Endurance sports? Extreme sports? How are these sectors driving licensing deals and tie-ins with consumer brands?
• Network TV, cable, Pay-per-View, YouTube –can new media vie for viewership? What is the strategy for continued growth in the industry?
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