Joshua Mayers September 08, 2016
As the commissioner of our office NFL Survivor Pool*, a league with about 85 teams ready for season-opening action this weekend, I have often been asked, "Geez, isn't that a lot of work?"
I, of course, jest in response: "I charge management fees."
Being the private market nerds that we are, the joke recently turned into a rather lively 15-minute dialogue on actually applying private equity practices to managing this type of fantasy football league. Some highlights (if you'd call them that):
Call me a barbarian if you like, but how else can you generate that kind of a return so quickly and easily?
(* – if you're curious, an NFL Survivor Pool effectively has two rules: pick a team that has to win that week, and you can use each team only once per season)