Sidley Represents Monumental Sports & Entertainment in a Partnership with DC to Modernize Capital One Arena

Apr 19, 2024

Sidley represented Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) in a strategic partnership with the District of Columbia to Modernize Capital One Arena, home to the NHL’s Washington Capitals and the NBA’s Washington Wizards. The US$515 million District investment also includes plans to expand business and hospitality operations into Gallery Place. The Capital One Arena renovations, combined with the revitalization of the surrounding area, are set to transform this location into a key entertainment destination for downtown Washington, D.C. The Sidley team was led by Entertainment, Sports and Media (ESM) partner and co-chair Irwin Raij, and included partner Evie Whiting (ESM/Global Finance), senior managing associate Michael David Williams (Real Estate), as well as associates Max Budowsky, Greg Fritzius, and Alyssa Levy (ESM/M&A and Private Equity), and associate Jessica Lamour (M&A).

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