Hogan Lovells Represents Rob Walton in Deal to Acquire NFL’s Denver Broncos

Jun 17, 2022

The global law firm of Hogan Lovells represented Rob Walton, Carrie Walton Penner and Greg Penner in the purchase and sale agreement announced on June 7 for the Walton-Penner family to acquire the Denver Broncos from the Pat Bowlen Trust. The Hogan Lovells deal team was led by partners Matt Eisler, head of the firm’s global sports group, and Russell Hedman, both based in the firm’s Denver office. At Hogan Lovells, Eisler and Hedman have executed landmark deals in the sports industry at the firm, including the two highest value transactions in U.S. sports history – namely, this Denver Broncos transaction and the sale of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets in 2019. “Sports Litigation Alert solves that problem, since it publishes every two weeks, featuring five case summaries and eight to 12 articles. This is the main reason the Alert is used in about 75 classrooms any given semester.

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