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Nassau Events Center, LLC (NEC) has assembled the most dynamic partnership in sportsand entertainment to re-imagine, redesign, and reinvigorate the historic Nassau VeteransMemorial Coliseum.NEC comprises leaders in design, development, programming, sales, and nancing, andwould recreate the Coliseum into a marquee venue delivering world-class entertainment tothe people o Nassau and beyond.NEC’s leadership team would draw on its success in building, opening, and operatingBrooklyn’s landmark Barclays Center, as well as Forest City Ratner Companies’ provendevelopment history o 42 completed innovative projects spanning nearly three decades.
ABOUT NASSAU EVENTS CENTER, LLC
, Executive Chairman o Forest City Ratner Companies, leads NEC. Mr. Ratneris one o New York’s most prolic and innovative developers. Over the last 28 years, he hascompleted 42 ground-up developments, and his extensive experience in public-privatepartnerships prepares him or the complexities o a repositioning like the Coliseum’s.His long history o successul, place-building real estate projects includes, in addition toBarclays Center and Atlantic Yards, the midtown Manhattan headquarters o the New YorkTimes Company, downtown’s landmark New York by Gehry, and the 42nd Street Retail andEntertainment complex (the latter includes AMC Theatres’ highest grossing acility). Hiscompany’s solid in-house construction expertise, unique among real estate developers, is akey component in NEC’s ability to deliver high design with low risk.
Onexim Sports and Entertainment Holding USA, Inc.
Established by Mikhail Prokhorov,Onexim Sports and Entertainment owns 80% o the Brooklyn Nets and 45% o BarclaysCenter. Mr. Prokhorov is among the most successul and prominent Russian businessmen,and was recently eatured on the cover o Forbes magazine. His personality andentrepreneurial skills were a driving orce behind the renaissance o the Russian economy,as well as numerous businesses and other initiatives. Under the company’s leadership, theBrooklyn Nets qualied or the 2013 NBA Playos.