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David Ginsberg, Vice Chairman
Mr. Ginsberg became Vice Chairman of the Red Sox upon the club's acquisition on February 27, 2002. He is also Vice Chairman of Fenway Sports Group (FSG), the holding company that owns the Red Sox, New England Sports Network (NESN), Liverpool Football Club (LFC), and 50% of Roush Fenway Racing (RFR). In addition, he is Vice Chairman of LFC. Mr. Ginsberg presently provides financial consulting services to FSG and its subsidiaries, principally related to debt strategy, including arranging, structuring and negotiating financing transactions and managing FSG's relationships with its lenders. In 2015, Mr. Ginsberg rejoined Raptor Group as a Managing Director. In that regard he is CEO of Stadio della Roma and primarily responsible for the ongoing project to build a new football stadium in Rome for AS Roma. Mr. Ginsberg is also a member of the Overseers Board of the Red Sox Foundation and the MGH Home Base Program, which is dedicated to improving the lives of veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars who suffer from deployment related stress and traumatic brain injury.
From 2002-10, Mr. Ginsberg headed up the FSG finance committee and provided advice and assistance to Red Sox ownership on business, financial, and investment banking issues. He was primarily responsible for arranging and managing FSG's credit facilities and in determining FSG's interest rate strategy. Ginsberg played an integral role in the analysis, financing, negotiation, and execution of the acquisitions of the Red Sox, NESN, LFC, RFR, and the sale of the Florida Marlins. He had previously been Vice Chairman of the Marlins starting in 1999.
Subsequent to FSG's acquisition of LFC at the end of 2010, Mr. Ginsberg became Vice Chairman and of LFC and joined FSG on a full time basis through 2014. Ginsberg was primarily responsible for the ongoing and close oversight of LFC's financial activities. Ginsberg was also primarily responsible for arranging and negotiating FSG's and its subsidiaries credit facilities and overseeing interest rate and currency hedging strategies, interactions with lenders and other major financial institutions, merger and acquisition activities and was the point-person primarily responsible for coordinating FSG's real estate strategy and transactions. Ginsberg was also a member of the Board of Directors of RFR.
Mr. Ginsberg was a Managing Director and a Founding Partner of Raptor Group Holdings from 2009-10, an investment management company. From 2006-08 he was the Managing Director of the Special Opportunities Group at Tudor Investment Corp. He served as the Special Advisor to the Chairman and as a Director at John W. Henry & Company (JWH) beginning in 1999 until June 2002. Prior to the Marlins and JWH, Mr. Ginsberg was a private investor and consultant. At Global Asset Management (GAM) in London, he started and served as the Managing Director of the Multi-Manager Group, from its inception in 1989 until 1995. This Group was one of the largest fund of hedge fund groups globally during that period. Prior to joining GAM, he was Vice President in charge of the Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory Group at the National Westminster Bank USA, where he began his career as a corporate lender in 1981.
The Winthrop, MA native graduated from the Northfield Mount Hermon School and received a BA from Kenyon College. He received an MBA, with a concentration in finance, from the Boston University Graduate School of Management.
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