The Business of Minor League Sports

June 24, 2010
Herrick, Feinstein LLP

2 Park Avenue, New York, New York

Minor league sports are major business. With the potential to earn higher returns than traditional investments, more investors are turning their attention to owning and operating minor league sports teams and current owners and operators are looking to capitalize on their assets. Our panel discussed the how-tos, financial risks and rewards, and current and future markets of the business of minor league sports.

Topics discussed:
Issues involving buying and selling teams
Stadium strategies
Business models
Programming
Media and sponsorships
Franchise values

Panelists:
Steve Horowitz, Inner Circle Sports
Irwin Kishner, Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Brad Kwong, Northern Lights Hockey, LLC
Art Matin, Mandalay Baseball
Bobby Sharma, NBA Development League

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