Buying and Selling Professional Sports Franchises

January 7, 2016

Herrick sports lawyer Irwin Kishner led a discussion on the key issues pertaining to professional sports team buy-sell transactions. In the program, he covered a range of issues, including the auction process for team acquisitions, how to value a team, team revenue and expense considerations, media rights deals, naming rights deals and sponsorships, as well as the unique considerations that should be made when organizing a potential ownership group and dealing with conflict within the group.