Mr. Katcher is a Managing Director and one of the founding members of GSP. In his over 20 years of banking experience, Mr. Katcher has worked on a variety of debt, equity, advisory and M&A assignments for a number of sports clients including the Charlotte Bobcats, Comcast-Spectacor (Philadelphia 76ers, Flyers and Wells Fargo Center), Detroit Red Wings, Jacksonville Jaguars, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Sacramento Kings, San Francisco Giants, The Walt Disney Company (Anaheim Angels and Anaheim Ducks) and Washington Redskins. Mr. Katcher has also worked on a number of unannounced private transactions across the major U.S. leagues as well as in the English Premier League
Before his time at GSP, Mr. Katcher was a Senior Vice President in the Sports Advisory and Finance Group at Lehman Brothers, which he joined in April 2001. Prior to that, Mr. Katcher was a Vice President in SG Cowen’s Sports Advisory Group where he worked on several advisory, financing and valuation mandates. From 1996–1999, Mr. Katcher worked in London as an Associate Director in SG’s Leveraged Finance Group where he concentrated on financial sponsor leveraged buyouts. Before joining SG’s corporate banking team in 1994, Mr. Katcher worked at Chase as an Analyst in its Aerospace & Shipping Group. Mr. Katcher graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Economics from Haverford College where he was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society.