The Raine Group

Bids from the Ricketts family, owners of Major League Baseball franchise the Chicago Cubs, and Stephen Pagliuca, co-owner of NBA basketball team the Boston Celtics, are the latest to have made the shortlist…

London-based global investment firm Centricus has become the latest entity to confirm it is backing a bid to acquire Chelsea, while a consortium fronted by property investor Nick Candy has stated it has…

OL Groupe, ownership body of French Ligue 1 football club Olympique Lyonnais, has said it is continuing efforts to strengthen its financial structure after two of its major shareholders, Pathé and IDG …

US investment firm Silver Lake is investing close to A$140m ($100m/€89m) to acquire a 33-per-cent stake in Australian Professional Leagues (APL), the organisation that manages Australia's elite football l…

The first edition of the ambitious new East Asian Super League basketball competition will tip off in October 2022, with teams from Japan, Korea, the Philippines and Chinese Taipei taking part under agreements…

US investment firm Silver Lake is close to acquiring a 30-per-cent stake in the commercial rights business of Australia's domestic football leagues, according to Australian newspapers the Sun-Herald and…

Agreement creates dominant Spanish-language media entity

Sports data and technology provider Genius Sports Group has appointed Rob Pietroforte, vice-president at merchant bank the Raine Group, as its new director of mergers and acquisitions

New venture is 50-50 split between MLB club owner, global merchant bank

Second of a two-part report from the APOS 2020 Virtual Series, the online incarnation of the leading Asia-Pacific media, telecoms and entertainment industry conference hosted by Media Partners Asia.
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Former Turner executive joins global merchant bank

World soccer governing body Fifa has hired American financial advisory firm The Raine Group to help secure the $1bn funding required to launch an expanded 24-team Club World Cup in 2021, according to the…

A new independent action sports operator and media company has been formed through a deal between investment firms The Raine Group and Causeway Media Partners, with backing from commercial finance company…