This Week In Sports Law: Chargers And Rangers Stadium Financing, Sports Betting Brief, Penn State

This week in Sports Law includes the Texas Rangers getting a new ballpark while San Diego fails to support the Chargers receiving a new stadium, a brief submitted to the Supreme Court in support of sports betting, and more. This week in Sports Law i.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesNov 13th, 2016

Tax credits help fund Junior Achievement financial literacy center in Tampa

A capital campaign for JA Finance Park presented by SunTrust has topped the $6 million mark. Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay used a complex New Markets Tax Credits financing facility that bridged pledges to date with tax equity, to get a $1.4 milli.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2017

Venezuela Offers $5 Million to Aid Harvey Victims Via Citgo

Citgo operates a refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas. Venezuela, still reeling from a fresh round of U.S. sanctions that make it harder to raise financing in capital markets, offered $5 million to help victims of.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 30th, 2017

Report: Former Texas Rangers CEO Chuck Greenberg to buy NHL team for $500M

Former Texas Rangers CEO Chuck Greenberg is reportedly close to completing a deal to buy the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes for $500 million, according to Bloomberg News. The news organization sources "people familiar with the deal," and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2017

Pair of horses sweetens $50 million contract for baseball player Odor

Star second baseman Rougned Odor signed a six-year contract extension with the Texas Rangers on Thursday worth almost $50 million, but it was the addition of a pair of horses that sealed the deal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 30th, 2017

Braves to install grass at SunTrust Park over the weekend

The $672 million SunTrust Park is about to be a step closer to being ready for its first pitch. Over the weekend, grass will be installed at the 41,500-seat ballpark by long-time Head groundskeeper Ed Mangan. The Braves had better hope the grass will.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 3rd, 2017

Malaysian Government Fund Invests $22m in Austin’s Phunware

Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the strategic investment fund of the government of Malaysia, has announced that it invested $22 million of Series F growth financing in Phunware, an Austin, Texas-based multiscreen platform provider.… The post Malaysian Gov.....»»

Category: topSource: redherringNov 3rd, 2016

Texas Rangers, Cordish Cos. up to bat for $250M phase of Texas Live!

The initial $250 million phase of Texas Live! — a $4 billion public-private partnership with Arlington — is ready to get underway next to Texas Rangers' Globe Life Park and the Dallas Cowboys' AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The Cordish Cos., which is ove.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2016

Raleigh software startup raises $4.8M

Three years after moving its headquarters from Syracuse, New York, to downtown Raleigh, Queue Software – now doing business as Dropsource– has raised nearly $4.8 million in new equity financing. In an interview, CEO Ben Saren says it’s all t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2017

Arlington-based lender has its biggest quarter, making big loans with a big impact

Arlington-based Capital Impact Partners said Wednesday it provided $75 million in private financing in the second quarter of 2017, the largest quarterly loan volume in its history. The nonprofit community development financial institution backs pro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 20th, 2017

Bert Mathews defends Greer Stadium plan

Developer Bert Mathews defends his vision for what should replace Greer Stadium in a new Q&A with The Tennessean. Mathews — along with T Bone Burnett and Tom Middleton — has proposed a $101 million mixed-use development at the former ballpark.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2017

North Texas restaurants could lose millions in sales from hurricanes

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will cost Dallas-based Consolidated Restaurant Operations more than a half million dollars in sales. Companies with larger footprints in Texas and Florida stand to lose even more......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2017

Tom Noonan-backed verification software firm Evident lands $8.8 million investment

Tom Noonan-backed startup Evident has raised $8.8 million to help businesses securely verify customer data. The Series A financing was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and included Internet Security Systems founder Noonan; former Palo Alto Netwo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2017

Hiscox sees $150 million net claims from Hurricane Harvey

(Reuters) - Lloyd's of London underwriter Hiscox Ltd said it estimates net claims of about $150 million (110.3 million pounds) based on an insured market loss of $25 billion from Hurricane Harvey, which lashed Texas in the last week of August......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 18th, 2017

SEC fines SunTrust $1.1M for "improperly recommending higher-fee mutual funds"

Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks Inc. is in hot water with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC reported it charged the investment services subsidiary of SunTrust Banks (NYSE: STI) with collecting more than $1.1 million in avoidable fees from clie.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 16th, 2017

Businesses win millions in contracts after hurricanes

The federal government has already awarded more than $600 million in services and supply contracts to U.S. companies since two hurricanes pummeled Texas and Florida last week......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 15th, 2017

Dallas energy investor shrugs off Harvey, reaches deals for $130 million in drilling projects

​Dallas energy investment firm IOG Capital has struck three deals for drilling programs in Oklahoma and South Texas as the market is expected to shrug of the effects of Hurricane Harvey......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2017

SEC fines SunTrust $1.1 million for steering customers to high-fee mutual funds


Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2017

Impact investment: $8-bn market by 2025

Indian investors touched up to 80 million people with socially impactful financing in the past six years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 13th, 2017

Dick"s Sporting Goods donates $5.5M to hurricane relief

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. is donating $5.5 million in clothing, footwear and other goods and services to relief agencies working in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, which struck Texas, Florida and elsewhere in the past two weeks. D.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2017