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Todd Boehly Biography
Todd Boehly is an American businessman, investor and philanthropist.
He is the co-founder, chairman, chief executive officer and controlling member of Eldridge Industries, a holding company headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut.
As of October 2021, he is the interim CEO of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
|Education:||College of William & Mary|
London School of Economics
|Title:||Eldridge Industries (co-founder, chairman & CEO)|
Hollywood Foreign Press Association (interim CEO)
|Net Worth:||$5 Billions|
Early Life and Education
Todd Boehly, whose grandparents emigrated from Germany, attended Landon School in Bethesda, Maryland, graduating in 1991.
He was a member of the school’s wrestling team, which won I.A.C. championships in both 1990 and 1991.
In 2014, Landon named their facilities the Boehly Family Wrestling Room in Boehly’s honor.
He graduated from the College of William & Mary in 1996 with a B.B.A in Finance. He also studied at the London School of Economics.
While at the London School of Economics, Boehly began working at Citibank and then at CS First Boston so he could gain experience with finance.
Todd Boehly Career
Todd Boehly spent his early career at Credit Suisse First Boston and J.H. Whitney & Company.
He joined Guggenheim Partners in 2001, where he launched the firm’s credit investing business, assumed responsibilities for its asset management business, and most recently served as president.
In early 2013, Boehly led a deal between Time Warner Cable and the Dodgers to create SportsNet LA, a regional network to broadcast all Dodgers’ games and Dodgers-related programming.
Broadcasting from the new team-owned network began at the beginning of the 2014 baseball season.
Todd Boehly is a firm Eldridge owns Security Benefit Life Insurance, and SE2, a technology platform for insurance companies.
In 2021, he invested in Clearcover Insurance, and DPL Financial Advisors, an RIA insurance network.
Todd Boehly is a real estate investor, his real estate investments include Cain International, a real estate firm headquartered in London, is co-owned by Eldridge.
Through Eldridge, Todd Boehly has also invested in real estate firms such as Kennedy Wilson, and helped found European real investment firm Blackbrook Capital.
In 2021, Todd Boehly acquired a minority stake in Langdon Park Capital, a Black-owned real estate investment company, through Eldridge.
Todd Boehly is know as CEO, chairman and co-founder of Eldridge, Boehly has invested in the digital technology industry, including companies such as Gopuff, Dataminr, AI security company AnyVision, digital health platform Wellthy, and mobile game developer Tripledot Studios.
GoPuff filed to raise an additional $1 billion in July 2021, taking the company from a $14 billion valuation to $15 billion.
Through Eldridge, Boehly has also invested in Wealthsimple, which was valued at approximately $4 billion in 2021.
Todd Boehly acquired data technology company Knoema through Eldridge in 2020.
Boehly and Eldridge led a $125 million investment round for financial technology company Stash, which was valued at $1.4 billion in February 2021.
As of 2021, Boehly is on the board of financial technology company Truebill, which Eldridge has also invested in.
Todd Boehly owns 20% of the Los Angeles Dodgers and is also a part owner of the Los Angeles Sparks.
In 2019, Todd Boehly made an attempt to buy the English football club Chelsea for $3 billion, but the current owner, Russian billionaire tycoon, Roman Abramovich, rejected the takeover bid.
Boehly is an owner of fantasy sports company DraftKings and esports organization Cloud9.
Boehly and Mark Walter acquired a 27% stake in the Los Angeles Lakers together from Philip Anschutz in July 2021.
As of February 2021, the Lakers were the third-highest valued team in the NBA, with an estimated value of $5.14 billion.
In October 2021, Boehly spoke at SporticoLive’s “Invest in Sports” summit, where he discussed the sports industry and investment in professional sports.
On December 14, 2021, it was announced that Boehly was heading an ownership group in exclusive negotiations to purchase a controlling interest in the Washington Spirit.
Todd Boehly had entered talks to purchase the franchise in October 2021, and reportedly intended to finalize a deal.
On January 12, 2022, it was reported that Boehly had withdrawn from negotiations to purchase the team.
Todd Boehly is married to Katie and they have three children; Nick, Zach, and Clay.
NZC Guggenheim is the name of one of Boehly’s credit funds and not so surprisingly, the NZC stands for the initials of his sons.
Todd Boehly’s grandparents emigrated from Germany.
Todd Boehly is an American businessman, investor and philanthropist. He has an estimated net worth of $5 Billion.