Despite the challenges and near-term volatility our global economy is confronting, we remain optimistic that the prevailing secular tailwinds will allow the sports ecosystem to continue to flourish during these uncertain times.”

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Brian Marler is a Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Financial and Valuation Advisory Group specializing the Media, Sports & Entertainment industries. His experience includes valuing closely held and publicly traded businesses and providing financial advisory services in a range of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, sales, repurchases of minority and controlling interest blocks, and other corporate finance activities. Mr. Marler has also provided valuations for tax and financial reporting purposes, gift and estate tax purposes, ESOPs, and dispute analysis. He is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office.  Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Marler was a controller at Polygram Filmed Entertainment, responsible for financial reporting, film accounting, and budgeting. Earlier, he was a member of Spelling Entertainment’s corporate finance group, responsible for accounting, budgeting, strategic analyses, and SEC reporting.  Mr. Marler holds a B.S. in Business Administration/Finance from California State University at Northridge and an MBA from the University of Southern California. He holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst.

Brian Marler, Director
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