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Wiley Rein Represents Bruin Sports Capital in Its Formation

January 20, 2015

Wiley Rein’s Corporate Practice represented Bruin Sports Capital, the new sports and entertainment company launched this month by American business executive George Pyne, in its formation.

The law firm has advised the privately held company in matters including a months-long equity round that raised $250 million.  Partner Robert D. Benton is leading the Wiley Rein team representing Bruin.

The new company will utilize funds to acquire and build businesses in the sports, entertainment, media and lifestyle segments globally.  Mr. Pyne, the former president of Sports & Entertainment at IMG Worldwide, has been recognized as one of the most influential people in professional sports by Bloomberg Businessweek, The Sporting News, and the Sports Business Journal.  The January 6 announcement of Bruin’s launch can be found here.

Wiley Rein’s Corporate Practice provides a full range of corporate law services to clients large and small, public and private, domestic and international.  The Practice has a strong transactional focus, with substantial experience in financing and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, exchanges, joint ventures and licensing transactions.  Our Corporate attorneys have completed hundreds of deals involving billions of dollars and thousands of properties throughout the country in recent years, representing clients in a variety of industries.