Most Valuable Sports Teams in the World
Value: $1.8 billion
1 year change: 50%
Owner: Ricketts Family
In February, MLB approved the sale of a minority interest in the Cubs (including the team s equity in CSN Chicago, Wrigley Field, and nearby real estate that is going to be developed) to several investors for an aggregate of $150 million. The enterprise value placed on the team and Wrigley Field was $1.8 billion.