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Finance in Sport, London – 7th March 2018

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Finance in Sport

7th March (10.30-15.00)

The Institute of Directors, London

Finance in Sport will focus on a number of essential topics for anyone concerned with investing in sport or generating a positive return out of a business within the sports industry.

The gathering will feature expert speakers, including chief executives, chief financial officers, chief operating officers and finance directors of governing bodies, clubs, leagues and event organisers, with the event comfortably heading for maximum capacity.

Finance in Sport will be of particular interest to senior financial professionals from sports clubs, federations, agencies and event organisers as they seek to negotiate their way through the ‘money matters’ that face every sporting venture.


– Activating funding opportunities
– Compliance with the 2017 Criminal Finances Act
– Managing the balance sheet
– Third-party ownership
– Planning for Brexit

Confirmed speakers include:

– Pancho Schröder, Financial and Strategy Relations Director, FC Barcelona
– Javier Tebas, President, LaLiga
– Rebecca Caplehorn, Director of Football Operations, Tottenham Hotspur FC
– Sasha Ryazantsev, Director, Everton FC
– Chris Anderson, Head of Commercial & Legal, Brighton & Hove Albion FC
– Cliff Crown, Chairman, Brentford FC
– Mark Catlin, CEO, Portsmouth FC
– David Armstrong, Non-Executive Director, Wasps
– Ian Walker, Finance Director, Leicester Tigers
– Maria Patsalos, Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
– Rob Wilson, Principal Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University

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Event Information & Stats

100+ delegates who are key influencers within the role of Finance in Sport
80:20 Finance in Sport Specialists: Service Providers
Dedicated Time reserved for high-quality network
Finance in sport specialist speakers
Invite-only community of high profile sports executives
Events that prioritise learning and sharing best practice

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Why attend?

Do you work at a major sports team, league or governing body in any capacity that sees you interact with athletes? Or do you have a position in any athlete-facing service provider? If so, our finance seminars are designed specifically for you as a place to meet like-minded people and learn best practice from leading practitioners in the sports finance support network.

Event Key Topics:

Activating funding opportunities

Converting fans into customers

Compliance with the 2017 Criminal Finances Act

Converting fans into customers

Managing the balance sheet

Cost-saving procurement

Third-party ownership

Planning for Brexit

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