Charlotte Hornets Overview

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 200


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Investors
  • 1

Charlotte Hornets General Information


Operator of a professional basketball club intended to participate in basketball tournaments. The company is a professional basketball team that is part of the southeast division of the eastern conference in the national basketball association (NBA), enabling fans with a professional basketball team located in Charlotte.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Charlotte Bobcats, Bobcats Sports & Entertainment
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure
Corporate Office
  • 333 East Trade Street
  • Charlotte, NC 28202
  • United States
+1 (704) 000-0000

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Charlotte Hornets Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
8. Merger/Acquisition 03-Aug-2023 000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Debt - General 01-Sep-2021 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-Jan-2019 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Merger/Acquisition 27-Feb-2010 00000 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Debt Refinancing 19-Sep-2007 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Angel (individual) 15-Jun-2006 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Debt Refinancing 27-Apr-2002 $75M $75M Completed Startup
1. Angel (individual) 01-Jan-2002 Completed Startup
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Charlotte Hornets Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Charlotte Hornets Competitors (3)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Atlanta Hawks Formerly PE-Backed Atlanta, GA 000 0000000000.
Detroit Pistons Basketball Company Formerly PE-Backed Auburn Hills, MI 000 00000000000
BSE Global Private Equity-Backed Brooklyn, NY 000 000.00 00000000000
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Charlotte Hornets Executive Team (10)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Fred Whitfield JD President, Vice Chairman, Alternate Governor & Minority Owner
Travis Ferguson Chief Financial Officer
James Jordan Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Gabe Plotkin Partner
Jacob Gallagher Chief Revenue Officer
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Charlotte Hornets Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since
Fred Whitfield JD Charlotte Hornets President, Vice Chairman, Alternate Governor & Minority Owner 000 0000
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Charlotte Hornets Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Charlotte Hornets Former Investors (2)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Michael Jordan Angel (individual) Majority 000 0000 000000 0
Robert Johnson Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Charlotte Hornets FAQs

  • Where is Charlotte Hornets headquartered?

    Charlotte Hornets is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.

  • What is the size of Charlotte Hornets?

    Charlotte Hornets has 200 total employees.

  • What industry is Charlotte Hornets in?

    Charlotte Hornets’s primary industry is Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure.

  • Is Charlotte Hornets a private or public company?

    Charlotte Hornets is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Charlotte Hornets?

    The current valuation of Charlotte Hornets is 000.

  • What is Charlotte Hornets’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Charlotte Hornets is 000000.

  • How much funding has Charlotte Hornets raised over time?

    Charlotte Hornets has raised $75M.

  • Who are Charlotte Hornets’s investors?

    Michael Jordan and Robert Johnson have invested in Charlotte Hornets.

  • Who are Charlotte Hornets’s competitors?

    Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Pistons Basketball Company, and BSE Global are competitors of Charlotte Hornets.

  • When was Charlotte Hornets acquired?

    Charlotte Hornets was acquired on 03-Aug-2023.

  • Who acquired Charlotte Hornets?

    Charlotte Hornets was acquired by Rick Schnall and Gabe Plotkin.

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