RedBird Capital Partners

Jeff Zucker, former chairman of WarnerMedia news and sports and CNN worldwide president, is in talks to lead a $1bn (€1.0

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Jim O’Connell, president of Athletes First Partners. Fisher and Russo also discuss RedBird Capital Partners’ sale of its stake in OneTeam Partners, the National Football League’s new collaboration agreement with the German Football League, Ares Management raising $3.7bn (€3.7bn) to invest in the sports industry, the pending sale of Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Angels, and ownership turbulence with the National Basketball Association’s Phoenix Suns.
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United States-based investment firm RedBird Capital Partners has sold its equity stake in OneTeam Partners, the company designed to help athletes maximize the value of their name, image, and likeness r…

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Tony Knopp, co-founder and chief executive of TicketManager. Fisher and Russo also discuss the $238m (€238m) Series E fundraising for New York-based ticketing company SeatGeek, RedBird Capital Partners’ takeover of Italian football club AC Milan in partnership with Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees, expansion of the College Football Playoff, executive Ed Hartman leaving the United States Football League for gaming operator PointsBet, and the business success of MLB’s Atlanta Braves.
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Yankee Global Enterprises, the parent company of Major League Baseball's New York Yankees, has made an immediate move after acquiring a minority equity stake in AC Milan by securing a deal for the YES…

MLB club expands its soccer holdings as part of RedBird Capital-led takeover

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Matthew Caldwell, president and chief executive of the National Hockey League’s Florida Panthers. Fisher and Russo also discuss the dissolution of the planned $1.35bn (€1.26bn) merger between SeatGeek and RedBall Acquisition Corp., the unsolicited offer by Nike co-founder Phil Knight to buy the National Basketball Association’s Portland Trail Blazers, the debut of the New England Sports Network’s new direct-to-consumer streaming service, ratings prospects for the NBA and NHL postseason title rounds, and the new arena pursuit of the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes.
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Parties cite 'unfavorable market conditions' as $1.35bn deal abruptly canceled

RedBird Capital has agreed terms on a deal to acquire recently-crowned Italian football champion AC Milan from fellow US investment group Elliott Management. The deal values AC Milan at €1.2bn ($1.2

American investment firm RedBird Capital Partners has reached a preliminary agreement to buy Italian Serie A club AC Milan after rival bidder Investcorp put its bid on hold, according to reports

Prominent American investment firm enters talks for Serie A club

RedBird Capital Partners, Nike, Fenway Sports Group, Epic Games among new investors

US investment firm RedBird Capital Partners is taking a 15-per-cent stake in the Indian Premier League cricket franchise Rajasthan Royals, valuing the team at more than $250m (€209m).

Newly formed sports-oriented SPAC now has two years make an acquisition

The bankrupt XFL has been acquired for $15m by an investment group which includes Hollywood star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and American investment firm RedBird Capital Partners

Executive and director teams cut across wide gamut of sports industry