Bluestone partners with exceptional management teams and rights holders leading high-growth, proven Sports, Media & Entertainment businesses.
We have held positions as deal-makers, senior executives, and board members at industry-leading companies and organizations. We are driven by a unique combination of business and investment experience, yielding exceptional expertise.
On a bedrock of integrity and respect, we have built a deep network of trusted industry relationships, extending to the very top leaders and decision-makers across the major leagues, teams, companies, agencies, and federations that comprise the Sports, Media & Entertainment industry.
While firmly-rooted in the United States, our experience, expertise, and relationships extend globally, providing us a unique ability to invest and operate in a range of businesses, looking to grow and scale in many directions.
Our platform brings a varied and diverse perspective, along with industry expertise honed over decades building, operating, and advising businesses in Sports, Media & Entertainment – including at the cutting edge of the technologies and disruptive forces shaping the future.
SME offers limited correlation with equity markets and a proven track-record of growth and resilience through turbulent macroeconomic cycles, for over a generation.
Bluestone is focused on partnering with established businesses to accelerate growth and scale by implementing expert strategies and enhanced operations, and expanding markets.
We are committed to tailoring deal structures to individual companies across asset and transaction types (minority or control), creating liquidity and minimizing downside risk.
We align with founders, management teams, and shareholders who can realize outsized returns from our value-added capital – strategic guidance, operational expertise, and access to our expansive global network.
Professional and amateur sports organizations and rights holders
High-engagement content, live events, and other forms of direct-to-consumer entertainment
Outsourced operations and mission critical support for customers throughout the SME landscape
Software, products, and infrastructure driving innovation across Sports, Media & Entertainment
Private-equity investors are increasingly looking to entertainment as an attractive opportunity