With valuations at an all-time high, now might be the right time to buy—or sell—a sports team.
The value of professional sports franchises—in football, baseball, soccer and even hockey—has never been higher, and has increased dramatically over the past several years.
Sports teams can be an almost priceless collector’s item, bringing notoriety, personal satisfaction, and bragging rights. But there are also compelling economic and regulatory variables to take into consideration when investing in or selling a sports team, including:
In this paper, we take an in-depth look at the current sports deal landscape, providing insights for why it may make sense to invest in or sell a sports franchise.