LOS ANGELES — Philip Anschutz has agreed to promote his 27% stake within the Los Angeles Lakers to 2 homeowners of the Dodgers, in keeping with a printed report.
Citing unidentified sources, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday that the 81-year-old billionaire is promoting his stake to Mark Walter and Todd Boehly, two of the Dodgers’ homeowners.
The transaction was first reported by Sportico, a web site that covers sports activities enterprise. It mentioned that Walter’s and Boehly’s stake within the Lakers could be price $1.35 billion, making them the biggest minority possession of the workforce. The Lakers are owned by the household of the late Jerry Buss.
Anschutz additionally owns the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings and the LA Galaxy of Main League Soccer. His Anschutz Leisure Group owns sports activities groups, occasions and venues, in addition to leisure venues.
He owns a stake in Staples Middle, dwelling to the Lakers, Kings and Clippers. The Lakers lately prolonged their lease with the world in downtown LA.
In 2012, Anschutz put AEG up on the market, however took it off the market the next 12 months.
A spokesman for AEG declined remark Saturday.
The sale wants approval from the NBA’s Board of Governors.
Walter and Boehly are among the many homeowners of the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks.