A private investor group led by Dee and Jimmy Haslam’s Acquisition of Columbus Crew


Bass, Berry & Sims served as main counsel on the recent Columbus Crew acquisition by a private investor group led by Dee and Jimmy Haslam (Crew SC Holdings), including with respect to its negotiations with Major League Soccer and the prior ownership group (Precourt Sports Ventures), as well as Crew SC Holdings’ corporate formation and dealings with its minority investors.

Columbus Crew operates as a soccer club. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Columbus, Ohio.

Bass, Berry & Sims advised with a team including Timothy J. Browne (Picture), Mark B. Buente, John L. Fuller, J. Paul Singleton and W. Benjamin Tarpley.

Involved fees earner: Timothy Browne – Bass Berry & Sims; Mark Buente – Bass Berry & Sims; John Fuller – Bass Berry & Sims; Paul Singleton – Bass Berry & Sims; Benjamin Tarpley – Bass Berry & Sims;

Law Firms: Bass Berry & Sims;

Clients: Columbus Crew;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti