Kevin Mayer In Talks To Join Investment Firm

For years a top dealmaker at Disney, Kevin Mayer is in advanced talks with RedBird Capital, which has holdings in sports, entertainment and financial services. RedBird manages about $4 billion in capital.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Buys The XFL

Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia and RedBird Capital have acquired the XFL. Founded by WWE CEO Vince McMahon, the football league was scheduled to go bankruptcy auction today, but Johnson, Garcia and RedBird acquired its parent company, Alpha Entertainment, for approximately $15 million.