We help achieve dreams of professional sports team ownership

SINCE 1994

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We’ll help you

BUY

a team or invest in a team

SELL

your team or your ownership interest in a team
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Over the last 30 years we have represented clients in all 5 major USA sports leagues as well as in European Soccer, MLB-affiliated Minor League Baseball, lacrosse, arena football and many more.

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Sports teams have evolved into an attractive and potentially lucrative asset class not just for wealthy individuals but for institutional funds and private equity as well…

…and no one knows the business of sports teams like Game Plan

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Transactions

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Golden State Warriors Team Acquisition

Consulting and investment banking services to Joe Lacob and Peter Guber with respect to the acquisition of the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association for $450 million. Game Plan raised the equity and debt capital for the transaction.

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Los Angeles Dodgers Team Acquisition

Investment banking services on behalf of Frank H. McCourt, Jr. with respect to the acquisition of the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball and its related assets including Dodger Stadium and 276 acres in downtown Los Angeles for a total purchase price of $430 million.

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Boston Celtics Team Acquisition

Investment banking services on behalf of Irving Grousbeck (Co-Founder of Continental Cablevision) and Wyc Grousbeck (former Partner, Highland Capital) with respect to the acquisition of the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association for $360 million, including arranging debt and equity capital for the transaction.

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Sacramento Kings Team Acquisition

Consulting and investment banking services to Sacramento Basketball Holdings LLC and Vivek Ranadive including raising equity capital and arranging debt financing for the acquisition of the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball.Association.

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Cleveland Guardians

Consulting and investment banking services to John Sherman for his acquisition of an ownership interest in the Cleveland Indians Baseball Club and his appointment as Vice Chairman of the Club.

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St. Louis Blues Team Sale

Consulting and investment banking services to Paige Sports Entertainment with respect to the sale of the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League and the sale of the Savvis Center Lease with the City of St. Louis for a total purchase price of $153 million.

NBA

Golden State Warriors Team Acquisition

Consulting and investment banking services to Joe Lacob and Peter Guber with respect to the acquisition of the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association for $450 million. Game Plan raised the equity and debt capital for the transaction.
MLB

Los Angeles Dodgers Team Acquisition

Investment banking services on behalf of Frank H. McCourt, Jr. with respect to the acquisition of the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball and its related assets including Dodger Stadium and 276 acres in downtown Los Angeles for a total purchase price of $430 million.
NBA

Boston Celtics Team Acquisition

Investment banking services on behalf of Irving Grousbeck (Co-Founder of Continental Cablevision) and Wyc Grousbeck (former Partner, Highland Capital) with respect to the acquisition of the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association for $360 million, including arranging debt and equity capital for the transaction.
NBA

Sacramento Kings Team Acquisition

Consulting and investment banking services to Sacramento Basketball Holdings LLC and Vivek Ranadive including raising equity capital and arranging debt financing for the acquisition of the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association.
MLB

Cleveland Guardians

Consulting and investment banking services to John Sherman for his acquisition of an ownership interest in the Cleveland Indians Baseball Club and his appointment as Vice Chairman of the Club.
NHL

St. Louis Blues Team Sale

Consulting and investment banking services to Paige Sports Entertainment with respect to the sale of the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League and the sale of the Savvis Center Lease with the City of St. Louis for a total purchase price of $153 million.
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Golden State Warriors

Investment banking services to an existing limited partner in the company that owns the Golden State Warriors, Chase Center, new WNBA team and other assets to a party identified by Game Plan.**

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“Game Plan is the granddaddy of boutique sports investment banks”

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