Other Highlights

The GSP team has earned a reputation as a leader in the sports industry. The items below highlight some of its accomplishments and abilities:

  • Financial Advisor to MLB team on the construction of a new stadium
  • Agent, Arranger and Financial Advisor to the YankeeNets, LLC surrounding team acquisitions (NJ Devils), recapitalizations (NJ Nets and YankeeNets), media strategy (YES Network) and venue development (Newark Arena and New Yankee Stadium)
  • Provider of valuation to aid in tax and estate planning
  • Buy-side advisor in limited partnership acquisition of an NHL franchise
  • Sell-side advisor to MLB teams in private sale of minority interests
  • Mandated Lead Arranger on Wembley National Stadium, Ltd., which at that time was the largest private venue financing in history
  • Provider of valuation services to the Estate of Austin E. Knowlton regarding its ownership interest in the Cincinnati Bengals
  • Leading originator of sports franchise, “pure play” sports media and sports venue financings including the first-ever debt rated sports franchise transaction
  • Many other assignments which, in aggregate, total more than 80 sports transactions with a cumulative value in excess of $5 billion