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Baker to Serve as Keynote Speaker for Opal Financial Group’s Flagship Event

July 17, 2018

O’Melveny partner Charles Baker will serve as a keynote speaker at Opal Financial Group’s three-day Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum held on July 16-18 at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina in Newport, RI. Baker's keynote will focus on investing in sports. The event, which will be attended by more than 1,000 delegates, will feature more than 100 speakers on impact investing, non-correlated assets, and other investment topics.

Co-Chair of O’Melveny’s Sports Industry Group, Baker’s corporate practice encompasses mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and venture capital transactions, with a core focus in the sports, media and consumer sectors. Baker has represented buyers and sellers of sports franchises in the National Football League, National Basketball Association, National Hockey League, Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer and many of the European football leagues. Most recently, Baker represented David Tepper, founder and president of global hedge fund Appaloosa Management, in his acquisition of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers.