Global Conference 2013
Partner, Raine Group, LLC
Joseph Ravitch is a co-founder and partner of Raine Group, a boutique merchant bank focused on advising and investing in the sports, digital media and entertainment sectors. Prior to Raine, Ravitch was a senior partner at Goldman Sachs based in London, Hong Kong and New York. He has worked with the NBA, the UFC and other sports leagues in significant transactions, including the spin-off of NBA China. He has represented buyers and sellers of more than 25 teams in leagues around the world and has been involved in the financing of multiple global venues. Ravitch helped develop the YES Network, the most successful regional sports network in the world, and assisted IMG, a global sports and media company, in a variety of sports ventures across India, China and Brazil. Ravitch is a graduate of Amherst College and Yale Law School.