Dealmakers: Galatioto on asset appreciation and foreign money in sports
What’s driving asset value appreciation? And will it continue? Those are two of the questions that are top of mind for Sal Galatioto ahead of the SBJ Dealmakers conference on Nov. 29-30.
Dealmakers: TXV co-founder Marcus Stroud on private equity in sports, diverse ownership
Opportunities for U.S. private equity in Europe and the growth of diverse team ownership are issues being watched closely by Marcus Stroud, co-founder and managing partner for venture capital firm TXV Partners.
Dealmakers: Patricof on opportunities in women’s sports
Athletes Unlimited CEO Jon Patricof sees plenty of opportunities for investment in women’s sports and the broader sports industry.
Kloss: With women’s sports at tipping point, media rights are key
Ilana Kloss, CEO of Billie Jean King Enterprises, said women’s sports are at a tipping point, and “the next decade will tell the story of its value.”
Ilana Kloss on why now is the right time to launch the PWHL
With the launch of the PWHL, Ilana Kloss said: “We think we can change the game. And it’s not only about these amazing young athletes … it’s also about the entire ecosystem around it.”
Dealmakers: Flag football and opportunities for emerging leagues
With the addition of flag football to the LA 28 Olympics, American Flag Football League president Brian Michael Cooper predicts “exponential expansion” of the sport in the U.S. and around the world.
Kloss: Give women’s sports ‘time to mature’
Investments in women’s sports should be judged in the same way as investments in men’s sports, said Ilana Kloss, CEO of Billie Jean King Enterprises, at the SBJ Dealmakers conference in New York.
Kloss: It’s critical to get young girls into sports
Sports can be life changing for young people, which makes it critical to get more of them involved, especially young girls, said Ilana Kloss, CEO of Billie Jean King Enterprises.
Kloss ‘bullish’ on timing of PWHL launch
With key indicators in women’s sports trending the right way, including the NWSL’s new media deal, Ilana Kloss said she is “bullish on the timing” of the launch of a new women’s professional hockey league.