07.01.21 News Features

Former ECB Chairman, Colin Graves CBE, joins Oakwell Sports Advisory

Oakwell Sports Advisory, a specialist corporate finance advisory service solving commercial challenges in sport, announces Colin Graves, CBE, has joined its Advisory Board with immediate effect.   The appointment reflects Oakwell’s sustained growth in 2020, its continued recruitment acro...

09.07.20 News Features

Oakwell appoints Andrew Croker as Chairman of its Advisory Board

Oakwell Sports Advisory, a specialist corporate finance advisory firm that solves commercial challenges in sport, announces the appointment of Andrew Croker as Chairman of its Advisory Board. Oakwell, which is the retained advisor to CVC Capital Partners on its rugby investments, continues t...

26.04.20 Quarterly Insight

The Impact of Covid-19 on English Cricket

First Class counties are facing a total combined revenue loss of £85m. This is due to lost income from matchdays, conferences, and events. Despite the £61m emergency interim support launched by the ECB, there will still be a shortfall of over £20m in the county system. As a result, many of the...

20.04.20 Quarterly Insight

The increasing value of esports and its robustness to crisis

esports has always been an interesting investment opportunity because of its diverse growing audience - everything that traditional sports properties are desperate to become - young, global and digital. Covid-19 has increased the disparity between the two. As traditional sports have faltered wit...