Vataha Sports Corp

Investment Banking & Consulting for the Sports Industry

*Securities conducted through StillPoint Capital, LLC, member FINRA/SIPC
StillPoint is not affiliated with Vataha Sports Corp.

SERVICES to sports teams, events and other sports-related businesses

M&A: SELL-SIDE ADVISORY

Assist owners in identifying qualified buyers, marketing the opportunity to potential buyers and negotiating the transaction to maximize the value to the seller.

M&A: BUY-SIDE ADVISORY

Assist potential buyers in identifying acquisition targets that meet their criteria, completing detailed due diligence, evaluating pro forma financials, determining valuation and negotiating the transaction with the seller.

CAPITAL RAISE

Assist owners in raising equity capital and/or arranging debt financing for the growth/recapitalization of the business.

LIMITED PARTNER TRANSACTIONS

Assist owners of limited partner interests in sports businesses in the sale of their ownership interests to qualified buyers. Assist buyers in identifying limited partner interests available for purchase.


PROJECTS

Orange County Blues FC

August 2016 - Vataha Sports Corp provided consulting services to James Keston for his acquisition of the controlling interest in the Orange County Blues FC of the USL. Vataha Sports Corp identified the potential acquisition opportunity, completed due diligence, prepared a financial model incorporating operating projections for the team and negotiated the terms of the transaction with the seller.

Surf City USA® Marathon

August 2013 - Vataha Sports Corp represented the Surf City USA® Marathon of Huntington Beach, CA, one of the world’s largest half marathon events, and successfully marketed the investment opportunity, sourced the investor and negotiated the terms of the transaction with OmniForce, LLC.

Surf City USA® Marathon

June 2013 - Vataha Sports Corp provided consulting services to ProEminent and its President Tony Tavares, former President of the Anaheim Angels (MLB), Anaheim Ducks (NHL) and Dallas Stars (NHL).


ABOUT

COLLIN VATAHA, PRESIDENT

Collin VatahaCollin has extensive buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions experience in the professional sports industry. Collin has completed financial and business due diligence on countless professional sports teams and leagues including teams in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, Barclays Premier League, NASCAR, Affiliated Minor League Baseball, Arena Football League, National Lacrosse League and more. Collin has developed detailed financial models for prospective team buyers with EBITDA and cash flow projections and authored sell-side confidential information memoranda for the sale of both major and minor league team assets and partnership interests.

Collin started his career in the sports industry in 2003 with Game Plan LLC, quickly earning title of Vice President of the leading sports investment banking and consulting firm providing services to current and prospective professional sports team owners, professional sports leagues, sports facilities and other investors and lenders in the professional sports industry. During his 9-year tenure with Game Plan LLC Collin was involved in many of the company’s landmark transactions including the acquisition of the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2004, the acquisition of the Golden State Warriors in 2010 and the sale of the St. Louis Blues in both 2006 and 2012.

Collin grew up in the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts where he attended Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School. Collin continued his education at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts graduating with a BA in Political Economy while earning the 2001 Arthur B. Graves Prize in Political Economy. A wide receiver and place kicker on the Williams varsity football team Collin received the 2001 Francis X. Keating Award presented by the National Football Foundation for outstanding character and achievement. Collin is remembered on the Williams College campus for his last-second field goal to beat archrival Amherst College 48-46 on November 8, 1997 in what has been called one of the greatest college football games of all time.

*Collin holds a FINRA Series 79 Investment Banking registration as a registered representative of StillPoint Capital, LLC.

Collin currently resides with his growing family in Orange County, California.


CONTACT

Collin Vataha, President
collinv@vatahasports.com
Tel. 617-899-1136
Fax 877-305-8941
www.vatahasports.com