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Recent articles and press releases highlighting Evolution Media Capital's successfully closed transactions and team accomplishments.

Dec 6, 2019

Legendary Invests In CAA's Library Pictures International

The Hollywood Reporter: Legendary Pictures will invest in Library Pictures International, a recently launched content financing operation from CAA Media Finance that has a focus on local language production slates.  The deal was brokered by Sam Kozhaya on behalf of Legendary and CAA Media Finance on behalf of Library, with Evolution Media Capital served as sole financial advisor to Library.

Sep 5, 2019

"Knives Out" Duo Rian Johnson & Ram Bergman Form T-Street With Funding From Valence Media/MRC

Deadline: Rian Johnson and Ram Bergman have launched T-Street, an entrepreneurial new company that will generate original content for film and TV shows. The venture is fully capitalized by global media company Valence Media, and longtime picture partners Johnson and Bergman have the financial ability to develop, produce and finance projects, with T-Street holding a substantial financial stake.

Aug 29, 2019

Golf’s PGA Tour Looks To Score Media Deal As Suitors Circle

Wall Street Journal: The PGA Tour is seeking a new media-rights deal with a big increase in fees and a dedicated golf channel, and has drawn interest from suitors including AT&T, Fox, Walt Disney’s ESPN and Amazon, according to people familiar with the matter.  The Tour’s current deals with Comcast’s NBC and Golf Channel, and CBS have more than two years left on them, but talks are already under way with those companies and other potential partners about a new pact.

Jul 29, 2019

SBJ Power Players: Alan Gold, Nick Khan

Sports Business Journal: The SEC’s media deal with ESPN runs into 2034, so what does Commissioner Greg Sankey need with media advisers Gold and Khan? They will be major factors for the SEC on two fronts — helping negotiate the next CBS deal for the 3:30 p.m. ET game of the week, and drafting a strategy to make the most out of the conference’s current media agreements, including long-term contracts with ESPN.

May 6, 2019

XFL Strikes TV-Rights Deal With Fox, Disney

Variety: McMahon’s XFL said it struck deal with both Walt Disney Co. and Fox Corp. that will give weekly berths on both ABC and Fox to the XFL’s inaugural season. Those broadcasts will be supplemented by games on the companies’ cable networks, including ESPN, ESPN2, FS1 and FS2.  The agreements were negotiated by CAA Sports and Evolution Media Capital on behalf of the XFL.

Mar 25, 2019

SBJ Forty Under 40: Fabian Stechel

Sports Business Journal: The leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators and groundbreakers of our 20th class join a respected and accomplished group of sports industry executives. For 20 years, Sports Business Journal has recognized 40 executives under the age of 40 who are making an impact and shaping an industry.