Park Lane is an investment bank founded to provide sports finance advisory services to a variety of clients in the sports industry.
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Kline brings a broad background of professional sports experience, investment banking expertise, and industry knowledge to Park Lane. Kline oversees strategi...
Park Lane is an investment bank founded to provide sports finance advisory services to a variety of clients in the sports industry. Our bankers supply mergers and acquisitions advisory, corporate finance, financial advisory, and restructuring to sports leagues, teams, investors, and sports-related businesses. We combine in-depth financial expertise with unparalleled access for our clients. From independent leagues to major sports leagues, from start-up companies to large sports corporations, Park Lane is a trusted sports investment bank.
Kline brings a broad background of professional sports experience, investment banking expertise, and industry knowledge to Park Lane. Kline oversees strategic development and execution for each of the clients engaged by Park Lane. Kline has worked on transactions in Major League Soccer, the National Hockey League, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, the National Lacrosse League, the Arena Football League, and many sports business industries, including golf, cycling, sports apparel, digital media, consumer internet, and action sports. Kline is currently a member of the Stanford Executive Circle, Young Presidents Organization (YPO), the Association of Corporate Growth, the NFLPA, the NFL Retired Players Association, the Cedars-Sinai Sports Spectacular, and the Los Angeles Sports Council. In 2013, at the age of 36, Kline was named to The M&A Advisor’s 4th annual 40 Under 40 list in the Dealmakers category. Kline is also the founder of Project PLAY!, a Los Angeles-based charitable organization that provides under-resourced schools with art, music and sports equipment. Prior to founding Park Lane, Kline was drafted by the NFL World Champion St. Louis Rams, for whom he played center and quick guard. After retiring from the NFL, Kline became an active investor in the San Diego and Arizona real estate markets and brought sizable returns to investors in his fund. Kline also founded The Australian Surf Academy (sold to Surf Diva in 2004) and The Athletes Agency (sold 49% in 2005). Kline also served as the Chairman of the Athletes for Rudy Giuliani Coalition during Giuliani’s bid for the presidency. He serves on the Advisory Board of the SEAL – NSW Family Foundation and is very active in fundraising efforts for Special Forces and Special Operations Forces. Kline attended San Diego State University, where he majored in Psychology, and the Stanford Graduate School of Business & Entrepreneurial Studies Business Management & Entrepreneurship Program. Kline has FINRA Series 7 and 63 registrations. For more information on Project PLAY!, please visit: www.paystoplay.org.
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