Herrick Advises the New York Yankees in Vision ESports Investment
Herrick’s sports law group advised the New York Yankees in its investment partnership with Vision Esports, the largest single shareholder of three eSports companies – Echo Fox, a leading professional eSports organization founded by three-time NBA champion Rick Fox; Twin Galaxies, a recognized authority on video game performance validation and player rankings; and Vision Entertainment, a studio that produces original eSports content.
Formed in 2016, Echo Fox currently consists of 10 teams in 12 competitive gaming leagues, including League of Legends, Call of Duty, Gears of War, Vainglory, and H1Z1 pro leagues. It also boasts the world’s best fighting games team competing in the Street Fighter, Injustice 2, Smash Brothers, and Tekken professional circuits.
Herrick chairman Irwin A. Kishner advised the New York Yankees on this transaction.