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Trophy Assets: The Families That Built the NFL

Trophy Assets: The Families That Built the NFL

Welcome to Episode 7 of the Preferred Shares Podcast.

Douglas Ott, of Andvari Associates, was the primary researcher for this episode.

In this episode

  • The battle between the NFL and the AFL

  • The origins of specific franchises, including the Colts, Cardinals, and Giants

  • Lamar Hunt’s influence and the Hunt family’s wealth and other endeavors

  • Commonalities across original and current franchise owners

  • Long-term mentality and ‘permanent capital’

  • Future outlook for franchise and league expansion

According to most recently published Forbes data
Red Grange, at left, trying to get through the Chicago Cardinals’ line during a game in 1925.Credit...Bettmann, via Getty Images

Episode resources

Additional reading

Along with the resources above relating to episode 3, below are some pieces we’ve written independently that we think you’d like:

Rock Pile Riches, Lawrence Hamtil, 2/2/2024

Altria: The Great Race, Devin LaSarre, 2/4/2024

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