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Leaders Special Report: VC & investment in sport

Who's funding what in sport, and why.

As the sports industry has grown and professionalised, the consequential uplift in revenue generation has made the industry an attractive prospect for capital investment.

According to the latest estimates from KPMG, the sports industry could now be worth some $700 billion per year.

Money attracts money, and there’s now plenty of it around. This report aims to track where that money is coming from, where it’s going to, how it’s coming back, and why, with detail on over 100 financing rounds for sports industry entities across the last 18 months, analysis on the sports industry sectors attracting the most VC attention, and investment insight from some of sport’s most high profile team owners.

The 30-page report includes contributions from Milwaukee Bucks Co-Owners Marc Lasry and Jamie Dinan, Marseille Owner Frank McCourt, RedBird Capital Founder and CEO Gerry Cardinale, Oak View Group CEO Tim Leiweke, Minnesota Vikings Co-Owner Mark Wilf, Monumental Sports & Entertainment Chairman Ted Leonsis, and many more.

This report has been produced by Leaders with the support of LFP. The report is free to download and requires a basic set of details. We will not share these details with any third party, but if you’re happy for us to share them with LFP– and LFP alone – then please tick the box where prompted.

 

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