Porter Hedges Represents Co-Owners of NFL Agency Select Sports Group in Sale to ICM Partners

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Porter Hedges represented co-owners of Select Sports Group Jeff Nalley and Erik Burkhardt in their sale of the company to ICM Partners. Select Sports Group is a prominent NFL agency representing players, coaches, and executives, and will expand the professional athlete representation business launched by ICM Partners with its recent acquisition of Stellar Sports. Nalley and Burkhardt have become Co-Presidents of the NFL division.

Select Sports Group has represented more than 50 Super Bowl champions, 35 first-round NFL draft picks, and 35 Pro Bowl players. Its high-profile player clients include Kyler Murray, Andy Dalton, Taysom Hill, Bradley Chubb, Colin Kaepernick, Frank Clark, Marcus Maye, Irv Smith Jr., Cody Whitehair, and Halapoulivaati Vaitai, along with Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury and Cleveland Browns General Manager Andrew Berry. Nalley and Burkhardt aim to boost their clients’ off-the-field earning potential across all entertainment, marketing, and branding platforms by joining with ICM Partners.

Select Sports Group is a full-service sports agency and representation firm based in Texas.

ICM Partners, based in Los Angeles, is one of the world’s leading talent agencies, dedicated to the representation of artists, content creators, broadcasters, authors, journalists, and artisans.    

Assistance with accounting matters was provided by Brian Williamson at Williamson Jaster and Josh Edwards at Melton & Melton LLP. 

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