Chuck Baker, co-chair of the sports industry group at O’Melveny, joins Scott Soshnick, Michael Barr and Eben Novy-Williams to discuss a host of issues related to the business of sports, including how sports transactions have changed over the years. Baker also talks about the investment climate in sports, who is buying professional franchises and why they’re doing it. Also discussed is why valuations across the major pro sports landscape are rising, and why they’ll continue to do so in the future. Baker also touches on how media and real estate are becoming tent poles for sports investment, and how the breadth of his firm helps complete deals. Hosts: Scott Soshnick, Michael Barr and Eben Novy-Williams Producer: Bob Bragg
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Running time 38:16