Gerry Cardinale

Founder, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer, RedBird Capital Partners

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Gerry Cardinale is the Founder, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of RedBird Capital Partners.

RedBird manages $10 billion of equity on behalf of a select group of blue-chip institutional and family office investors. The Firm’s legacy and current investment portfolio includes many of the world’s most iconic entrepreneurs, properties and brands across the sports, media and entertainment industries.

RedBird’s most recent investments include Fenway Sports Group; the Yankees Entertainment & Sports (“YES”) Network; Skydance Media; Artists Equity; The Springhill Company; Talent Systems; Everpass Media; the XFL; and European football’s A.C. Milan. RedBird was also the architect of Legends Hospitality, On Location Experiences and OneTeam Partners, three of the most impactful new companies in the sports sector.  RedBird has also created a new joint venture company with Abu Dhabi’s International Media Investments called RedBird-IMI which invests strategically across media and entertainment, news and live event entertainment.

Prior to founding RedBird in 2014, Gerry spent 20 years at Goldman Sachs where he was a Partner of the firm and a senior leader of the Merchant Bank’s private equity investing business. During his tenure, Gerry worked with entrepreneurs and family business owners to build several successful multi-billion-dollar companies.

Philanthropically, Gerry is a Trustee of the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City and for two decades led one of the multi-state Selection Committees that awards Rhodes Scholarships each year.  Gerry received an Honors BA from Harvard University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and an M.Phil in Politics and Political Theory from Oxford University where he was a Rhodes Scholar.

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