Bruin Sports Capital’s executives are a collaborative team of unparalleled experts whose talent, reputation, operational experience and expansive global network are difference-making resources.

George Pyne
Founder & Chief Executive Officer

George Pyne is CEO of Bruin Sports Capital which he founded in January 2015. Backed by long-term capital Bruin specializes in developing high-growth, high-yield platform businesses in the technology, sports, media, live events, marketing, and entertainment sectors. Today, Bruin’s reach spans five continents, and its companies are in business with virtually every top sports league, rights holder, governing body, blue-chip brand, and sporting event.

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David Abrutyn
Partner

David Abrutyn joined Bruin Sports Capital at its launch in 2015 bringing 27 years-experience guiding business and marketing strategy for Fortune 500 companies, international sports leagues, and on behalf of Hall-of-Fame talent. He is an award-winning brand strategist, and widely-respected for architecting growth businesses and cultivating high-performing executive management teams.

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Anthony Crispino
Partner

Anthony Crispino is global management, strategy, finance, and operations expert with an exceptional track record of value creation across multiple industries. He joined Bruin Sports Capital in 2015 and has played an integral role in capital fundraising, sourcing and completing 10 acquisitions, cultivating numerous long-term partnerships, recruiting senior executives, and oversees day-to-day operations for the company.

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Jeff Roth
Partner

Jeffrey Roth is a Partner at Bruin Sports Capital, where he serves as the company’s financial, strategic and deal lead. A highly-accomplished M&A, business development, and finance executive, Roth brings vast experience and a nuanced perspective to the dynamic sports, media, technology and entertainment landscape.

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Eva Hoffman
Director of Corporate Development and Planning

Eva Hoffman joined Bruin Sports Capital in March 2015 as Director of Corporate Development and Planning. Hoffman is responsible for Bruin’s marketing and communications strategy in addition to special event and hospitality planning.

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Andrew Les
Senior Associate

Andrew Les is a Senior Associate at Bruin Sports Capital, where he is responsible for evaluating new investment opportunities, executing transactions and supporting portfolio companies. He conducts detailed financial analyses, liaisons with third-party advisors and financing sources, aids in structuring and negotiating transaction terms, and assists portfolio company management with financial and strategic initiatives.

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Scott Novak
Head of Global Communications

Scott Novak joined Bruin Sports Capital as Head of Global Communications, in July 2017. He oversees all internal, external, corporate and financial communications and marketing for the company and has strategic oversight of communications for its portfolio companies worldwide.

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Jason Podolsky
Associate

Jason Podolsky is an Associate at Bruin Sports Capital, where he is responsible for identifying and evaluating potential investments, performing detailed financial analyses, and assisting in due diligence and deal execution. He also supports portfolio companies with financial and strategic initiatives.

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Vincent Sarafa
Senior Associate

Vincent Sarafa joined Bruin Sports Capital in February 2015 as an Associate. In his role, Sarafa works closely with Bruin’s executive management team to identify and evaluate potential investments and acquisitions. Sarafa supports various aspects of due diligence and legal process of acquisitions in addition to assessing quality of earnings and financial risk.

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