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Who spent what: Breaking down the $2-billion Dodgers sale

A look at who contributed, and how much each spent, when Guggenheim Baseball purchased the Dodgers this year for $2 billion.

December 16, 2012
  • Left to right: Bobby Patton, Stan Kasten, Magic Johnson, Mark Walter, Peter Guber and Todd Boehly of the Guggenheim Baseball Management group.
Left to right: Bobby Patton, Stan Kasten, Magic Johnson, Mark Walter, Peter… (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles…)

THE $2 BILLION TO BUY THE DODGERS

$100 million: Guggenheim Partners Chief Executive Mark Walter

$100 million: Guggenheim Partners President Todd Boehly

$100 million: Texas energy investor Bobby Patton

$50 million: Magic Johnson

$25 million: Mandalay Entertainment Group Chairman Peter Guber

$412 million: Debt assumption

$1.213 billion: Guggenheim Partners insurance companies controlled by Walter

The new owners also contributed $150 million toward a joint venture with former owner Frank McCourt for ownership of the Dodger Stadium parking lots and pledged an additional, unspecified amount toward a separate real estate partnership with McCourt. The chart above reflects only the money used to buy the team itself.

—Bill Shaikin

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