Welcome to Galatioto Sports Partners
The Galatioto Sports Partners (“GSP”) group of companies provides best in class advisory, lending, capital raising and other services to clients in the professional sports industry. GSP’s three different companies can meet all your sports advisory and finance needs.
Sal Galatioto, President of GSP, is the industry’s leading sports banker. Sal heads a team of finance professionals that has spent more than 50 combined years working together, and has nearly 100 years of total banking and finance experience.
Over the past decade, members of GSP have acted in the capacity of Financial Advisor, Arranger, Lead Agent, Co-Lead Agent or Participant in over 70 transactions in the four major North American and international sports leagues. GSP’s members have completed assignments for a variety of premier clubs (and their affiliates and owners) including the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, New York Mets, New York Giants, New York Jets, Washington Redskins, Palace Sports & Entertainment (Detroit Pistons) and Comcast-Spectacor (Philadelphia 76ers and Flyers). GSP has also undertaken a variety of non-public advisory engagements.
GSP has expanded its activities overseas, with one of the world’s leading soccer clubs, F.C. Internazionale Milano, retaining GSP as Financial Advisor on the financing of a new stadium. GSP has also been retained to provide Financial Advisory services to another European soccer club looking at recapitalization and stadium development options.
GSP enjoys extensive high-level access to the governing bodies, franchise owners and executive management of the major sports leagues as a result of its history of providing sound advice to its clients and the leagues across a broad array of transactions.
Our knowledge base and access is further enhanced by the relationships and experience of our Vice Chairman, Russ Granik, whose previous position was NBA Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer.
For more information, please contact us (see “Our Team“).