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closed 4/20/2016 via BusinessWire

Sports Illustrated Play, acquired Tourney Machine

synopsis: Sports Illustrated Play (SI Play) has acquired Iowa-based Tourney Machine, a leader in tournament management and scheduling software. Tourney Machine will provide a state-of-the-art tournament management product that is the perfect complement to SI Play’s core league and team management and in-game scoring capabilities.
buyer parent: Time Inc.
buyer: Sports Illustrated Play
SI Play brings together industry leaders in sports software around a simple yet ambitious goal: to connect the world of youth sports. SI Play supports more than 10 million active users across a wide range of sports, geographies and age ranges through its digital products and services. "
target: Tourney Machine
Tourney Machine has managed more than 780,000 games across 8,000 tournaments, including participation from 393,000 teams and 3 million players. Its software suite is used for a range of youth sports competitions, such as basketball, baseball, lacrosse, softball, soccer and volleyball.
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closed 1/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pineapple Payments, acquired AthleteTrax

synopsis: Pineapple Payments, a payment processing technology company, has acquired AthleteTrax, a company that offers a Cloud-Based Facility Management Software, called MySportSort. They offer everything from custom websites and mobile apps to facility and league scheduling and point of sale transactions.
buyer: Pineapple Payments
Pineapple Payments is a payment processing technology company that provides omni-channel payment acceptance tools for merchants of all shapes and sizes. From its innovative technology solutions to its proactive merchant success team, Pineapple truly takes a fresh approach to payment processing. "
target: AthleteTrax
AthleteTrax offers a Cloud-Based Facility Management Software, called MySportSort. From everything from custom websites and mobile apps to facility and league scheduling and point of sale transactions, AthleteTrax provides a simple mechanism to keep your organization running smoothly.
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closed 7/28/2016 via PR Web

SportsEngine, acquired Beyond The Scores

synopsis: SportsEngine, the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports, announced that it has acquired Beyond The Scores, a sports automation platform for the athletes, coaches, families, clubs, and fans involved in amateur athletics.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: SportsEngine
SportsEngine is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports. SportsEngine features a complete suite of tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders. "
target: Beyond The Scores
Beyond the Scores is a sports automation platform for the athletes, coaches, families, clubs, and fans involved in amateur athletics.
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closed 11/18/2015 via PR Web

Sport Ngin, acquired Advanced Event Systems

synopsis: Sport Ngin, a company that offers a complete suite of easy-to-use tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders, announced that it has acquired Advanced Event Systems, a company that empowers seamless online registration, hotel management, scheduling services, and results tracking.
buyer: Sport Ngin
Sport Ngin features a complete suite of easy-to-use tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders, including athletes, parents, administrators, coaches, referees, scouts, volunteers, fans, journalists, and sponsors. "
target: Advanced Event Systems
With more than 50 years’ experience managing events of all types and scale, Advanced Events Systems delivers proven full-continuum expertise with advanced infrastructure and software modules that empower seamless online registration, hotel management, scheduling services, and results tracking.
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closed 7/8/2015 via BusinessWire

Sports Illustrated Play, acquired LeagueAthletics.com, LLC

synopsis: Sports Illustrated Play, a new Time Inc. business devoted to youth and amateur sports, has acquired League Athletics, based in Tucson, AZ which operates digital management tools that post game scores, keep track of schedules, statistics and standings and enable participants to register and communicate regularly.
buyer parent: Time Inc.
buyer: Sports Illustrated Play
Sports Illustrated Play is a Time Inc. business devoted to youth and amateur sports. "
target: LeagueAthletics.com, LLC
LeagueAthletics.com, LLC is a privately owned, independent and self-funded company. They love developing software solutions for sports organizations and work extremely hard to make their customers happy. They're changing the way volunteers manage sports leagues LeagueAthletics.
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closed 10/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

TrekkSoft, acquired Waldhart Software

synopsis: TrekkSoft Group has acquired Waldhart Software GmbH, the leading software provider for ski schools in Europe. With headquarters in Austria, Waldhart Software has built a solid reputation over 20 years, providing booking and management software to more than 300 ski schools around the world.
buyer: TrekkSoft
TrekkSoft was founded in 2010 to provide a booking solution for the tour and activities market. It quickly grew to be largest provider of booking and channel management software to tour and activity providers in Europe and is represented in more than 130 countries around the world. "
target: Waldhart Software
With headquarters in Austria, Waldhart Software has built a solid reputation over 20 years, providing booking and management software to more than 300 ski schools around the world.
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closed 7/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

NBC Sports, Inc., acquired Sport Ngin

synopsis: NBC Sports Group has acquired Sport Ngin, the nation’s largest provider of web software and mobile applications that cater towards teams and leagues of all levels. A total of 500,000 organizations use Sport Ngin including USA Hockey, Hockey Canada and USA Wrestling.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: NBC Sports, Inc.
NBC Sports is the programming division of the American broadcast network NBC, owned by the NBCUniversal Television Group division of NBCUniversal, that is responsible for sports broadcasts on the network, and its dedicated national sports cable channels. "
target: Sport Ngin
Sport Ngin features a complete suite of easy-to-use tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders, including athletes, parents, administrators, coaches, referees, scouts, volunteers, fans, journalists, and sponsors.
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closed 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

Jonas Software, acquired MembersFirst Inc.

synopsis: Jonas Software, a wholly owned subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc., announces the acquisition of MembersFirst Inc. The company has grown to become the private club industry's leading digital agency – offering design, consulting, training, analytics, and member communication solutions to over 1,000 leisure clubs and others.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software has a mix of Software, Communication and Service solutions to fit their client's needs. Worldwide over 2,300 clubs in more than 17 countries utilize Jonas Software to build and enrich member relationships, increase revenues, and decrease costs. "
target: MembersFirst Inc.
MembersFirst is an award winning digital agency & software provider for member-based organizations, including country clubs, yacht clubs, gated community HOAs, alumni associations, and other private recreational clubs.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Stack Sports, acquired Affinity Sports and Blue Sombrero

synopsis: Stack Sports, a provider of sports technology, has acquired Affinity Sports and Blue Sombrero from DICK’S Sporting Goods, a sporting goods retailer. Affinity Sports provides cloud based management systems for the youth sports industry. Blue Sombrero provides web design, registration, and league management tools for youth sports organizations.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Stack Sports
Stack Sports is a global technology leader in Software as a Service platform offerings for the sports industry. They provide an integrated cloud-based technology platform that helps support national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations, parents, coaches, and athletes. "
target parent: Dick's Sporting Goods
target: Affinity Sports and Blue Sombrero
Affinity Sports is a technology innovator in cloud based management systems for youth sports administration and member management. Blue Sombrero is the leading provider of web design, websites, registration, and league management tools for youth sports organizations.
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closed 8/9/2017 via BusinessWire

TeamSnap, Inc., acquired Korrio

synopsis: TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced it has acquired Korrio, a cloud-based service for organizing and sharing youth sports. Korrio provides the tools required to get players on the field as well as an online environment for staff, families and fans to share and build community.
buyer: TeamSnap, Inc.
TeamSnap has taken the organization of youth, recreational and competitive sports into the 21st century. Over15 million coaches, administrators, players and parents use their web and smartphone apps to sign up, schedule, communicate and coordinate everything for the team, the club and the season. "
target: Korrio
Korrio is a cloud-based service for organizing and sharing youth sports. Korrio provides the tools required to get players on the field as well as an online environment for staff, families and fans to share and build community.
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closed 8/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Dick's Sporting Goods, acquired Affinity Sports, LLC

synopsis: DICK'S Sporting Goods, the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, announced the acquisition of Affinity Sports, a sports management technology company based in San Diego.
buyer: Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS:$8,529.25)
Founded in 1948, DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. "
target: Affinity Sports, LLC
Since 2002, Affinity Sports has invested over $10,000,000 in continuous technology improvements to become the nation’s largest integrated software solutions provider to state youth and adult soccer associations.
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closed 11/20/2019 via MSNBC

NBC Sports, Inc., acquired EZLinks Golf LLC

synopsis: NBC Sports, the programming division of the American broadcast network NBC that is responsible for sports broadcasts on the network, acquired EZLinks Golf, a company that brings industry-leading software and services to power the operations and marketing needs of the golf industry.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: NBC Sports, Inc.
NBC Sports is the programming division of the American broadcast network NBC, owned by the NBCUniversal Television Group division of NBCUniversal, that is responsible for sports broadcasts on the network, and its dedicated national sports cable channels. "
target parent: PGA TOUR, Inc.
target: EZLinks Golf LLC
EZLinks Golf brings industry-leading software and services to power the operations and marketing needs of the golf industry. EZLinks software and service suite includes: tee sheet, point of sale, 24/7 reservation center, online booking engines, marketing services, and an online tee time marketplace.
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closed 1/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Sora Capital Corp., acquired Rosterbot

synopsis: Sora Capital Corp. announced that it has completed the acquisition of the remaining outstanding shares of RosterBot Inc. RosterBot is the internet’s leading free sports team management software, helping teams of all ages to “Take The Work Out of Play” in over 100 countries and more than 500 types of sports and activities worldwide.
buyer: Sora Capital Corp. (TSXV:SOR:$0.00)
Sora Capital Corp. invests in emerging companies in the Software as a Service (“SaaS”) sector of the technology industry. More specifically, companies with consumer facing products and services with revenue models, including subscriptions, transactional service fees and targeted advertising. "
target: Rosterbot
RosterBot is a web based sports team and activity management application. RosterBot eliminates the stress of conventional “Reply All” team organization through its automated features; event RSVP’s confirming who’s “In or Out”, refreshment assignments, online team payments & calendar synchronization.
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closed 4/5/2016 via BusinessWire

Blue Star Sports, acquired Bonzi

synopsis: Blue Star Sports (BSS), a youth sports payments and software management company, announced its acquisition of Bonzi, a leading provider of technology and services for sports clubs, leagues, associations and National Governing Bodies in the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: Blue Star Sports
Blue Star Sports (BSS) is fast becoming the industry leader in youth sports management by centralizing all operations and providing a complete solution for all youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. "
target: Bonzi
Bonzi is a leading sports service and technology company that serves 3 million users in the U.S. and Canada. They solve the problem of running sports organizations by providing an all-in-one, Software-as-a-Service product for governing bodies, leagues, clubs, teams and referee associations.
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closed 1/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Daxko, acquired PlayerSpace

synopsis: Daxko, a provider of software solutions to member-based health and wellness organizations, has acquired PlayerSpace, a leader in sports program management technology. PlayerSpace simplifies team creation, game management, and league communication for sports directors.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: Daxko
Daxko delivers technology solutions, payment processing, experienced services, and deep insights to various member-based health and wellness centers—enterprise health clubs, tennis centers, boutique fitness studios, affiliate gyms, campus recreation facilities, integrated wellness centers, and more."
target: PlayerSpace
PlayerSpace is a leader in sports program management technology. PlayerSpace simplifies team creation, game management, and league communication for sports directors. Their platform provides solutions for online registration, roster management, document management, scheduling, and more.
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closed 1/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Spordle Inc., acquired TSI Sports

synopsis: Spordle Inc., a Canadian provider of advanced technological solutions to sport organizations and events, has acquired TSI Sports (2017) Inc., a Canadian provider of cloud-based management solutions for the soccer industry. TSI Sports offer solutions for scheduling, tournaments, registration, facility management, team management, and more.
buyer: Spordle Inc.
Spordle is a Canadian provider of advanced technological solutions to sport organizations and events. Spordle offers cloud-based solutions that fulfill all the needs of organizations, including website design and operation, events and administrative management, ticketing and related activities. "
target: TSI Sports
TSI Sports is a Canadian provider of cloud-based management solutions for the soccer industry. TSI Sports enables soccer teams to simplify the management of their activities. They offer solutions for scheduling, tournaments, registration, facility management, team management, and more.
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closed 10/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Pitchero, acquired Teamer

synopsis: Pitchero, an online platform for creating websites for managing sports teams, has acquired Teamer, an online team management system created and designed to take the hassle out of managing any sports team. Teamer uses the web to significantly decrease the amount of time it takes to get teams onto the field.
buyer: Pitchero
Pitchero is an online platform for creating websites for managing sports teams. Pitchero provides clubs, leagues and county organisations with the tools they need to create a website, manage their membership and collect payments online. "
target: Teamer
Teamer is an online team management system created and designed to take the hassle out of managing any sports team. Teamer uses the web to significantly decrease the amount of time it takes to get teams onto the field. Teamer is available on desktops and mobile devices in a variety of languages.
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closed 11/21/2014 via PR Web

SportsSignup, acquired DirectRoster

synopsis: SportsSignup, a national leader in online management solutions for sports organizations, announces the acquisition of DirectRoster, an online application for youth and adult sports leagues. DirectRoster is a division of DMT Web Ventures Inc., the parent company of TurboRoster, a fitness registration and wearable technology platform.
buyer: SportsSignup
SportsSignup provides sports organizations and event organizers with easy-to-learn and easy-to-use integrated Software-as-a-Service solutions to facilitate online sports registration, e-commerce fundraising, and coach/volunteer background check management. "
target parent: TurboRoster
target: DirectRoster
DirectRoster is an online application for youth and adult sports leagues. Through their application, Commissioners can utilize a slew of tools including online registration, scheduling, email messaging, optional text messaging, roster photos, reporting, point of sale system, and more.
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closed 8/23/2013 via PR Newswire

GameOfficials.net merged with Bonzi,

synopsis: Bonzi Technology, a leading provider of management and communication systems for sports clubs, leagues and associations, announced the merger of GameOfficials.net with Bonzi. GameOfficials.net is a leading provider of end-to-end referee management systems for sports organizations.
buyer: Bonzi
Bonzi is a leading provider of management and communication systems for sports clubs, leagues and associations. Bonzi services include website management, player and coach registration, game and field scheduling, payment processing, background checks, communications tools and admin services. "
target: GameOfficials.net
GameOfficials.net is a leading provider of end-to-end referee management systems for sports organizations. Services include assignment, registration, scheduling, training and payment processing.
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closed 4/11/2017 via PR Newswire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired TeamPages Inc.

synopsis: ACTIVE Network, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and an industry-leading provider of intelligence solutions, announced that it has acquired TeamPages. TeamPages is a leading provider of website software solutions for sports leagues, clubs, schools and teams.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
ACTIVE Network is the leading global marketplace for activities and events, connecting participants and activity organizers, while offering unparalleled business intelligence through industry-leading data solutions and insights platform that helps organizers drive participation and revenue. "
target: TeamPages Inc.
TeamPages is a leading provider of website software solutions for sports leagues, clubs, schools and teams. Their hosted solution is an integrated, scalable sports management software solution delivering mobile-optimized, self-setup websites and registration to sports organizers.
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closed 4/20/2016 via BusinessWire

Sports Illustrated Play, acquired Tourney Machine

synopsis: Sports Illustrated Play (SI Play) has acquired Iowa-based Tourney Machine, a leader in tournament management and scheduling software. Tourney Machine will provide a state-of-the-art tournament management product that is the perfect complement to SI Play’s core league and team management and in-game scoring capabilities.
buyer parent: Time Inc.
buyer: Sports Illustrated Play
SI Play brings together industry leaders in sports software around a simple yet ambitious goal: to connect the world of youth sports. SI Play supports more than 10 million active users across a wide range of sports, geographies and age ranges through its digital products and services. "
target: Tourney Machine
Tourney Machine has managed more than 780,000 games across 8,000 tournaments, including participation from 393,000 teams and 3 million players. Its software suite is used for a range of youth sports competitions, such as basketball, baseball, lacrosse, softball, soccer and volleyball.
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closed 4/20/2016 via BusinessWire

Sports Illustrated Play, acquired Tourney Machine

synopsis: Sports Illustrated Play (SI Play) has acquired Iowa-based Tourney Machine, a leader in tournament management and scheduling software. Tourney Machine will provide a state-of-the-art tournament management product that is the perfect complement to SI Play’s core league and team management and in-game scoring capabilities.
buyer parent: Time Inc.
buyer: Sports Illustrated Play
SI Play brings together industry leaders in sports software around a simple yet ambitious goal: to connect the world of youth sports. SI Play supports more than 10 million active users across a wide range of sports, geographies and age ranges through its digital products and services. "
target: Tourney Machine
Tourney Machine has managed more than 780,000 games across 8,000 tournaments, including participation from 393,000 teams and 3 million players. Its software suite is used for a range of youth sports competitions, such as basketball, baseball, lacrosse, softball, soccer and volleyball.
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closed 7/8/2015 via BusinessWire

Sports Illustrated Play, acquired LeagueAthletics.com, LLC

synopsis: Sports Illustrated Play, a new Time Inc. business devoted to youth and amateur sports, has acquired League Athletics, based in Tucson, AZ which operates digital management tools that post game scores, keep track of schedules, statistics and standings and enable participants to register and communicate regularly.
buyer parent: Time Inc.
buyer: Sports Illustrated Play
Sports Illustrated Play is a Time Inc. business devoted to youth and amateur sports. "
target: LeagueAthletics.com, LLC
LeagueAthletics.com, LLC is a privately owned, independent and self-funded company. They love developing software solutions for sports organizations and work extremely hard to make their customers happy. They're changing the way volunteers manage sports leagues LeagueAthletics.
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closed 7/8/2015 via BusinessWire

Sports Illustrated Play, acquired SportsSignup

synopsis: Sports Illustrated Play, a new Time Inc. business devoted to youth and amateur sports, has acquired SportsSignup which provides sports organizations and event organizers with easy-to-learn and easy-to-use integrated SaaS solutions to facilitate online sports registration, e-commerce fundraising, and coach/volunteer background check management.
buyer parent: Time Inc.
buyer: Sports Illustrated Play
Sports Illustrated Play is a Time Inc. business devoted to youth and amateur sports. "
target: SportsSignup
SportsSignup provides sports organizations and event organizers with easy-to-learn and easy-to-use integrated Software-as-a-Service solutions to facilitate online sports registration, e-commerce fundraising, and coach/volunteer background check management.
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closed 7/8/2015 via BusinessWire

Sports Illustrated Play, acquired iScore

synopsis: Sports Illustrated Play, a new Time Inc. business devoted to youth and amateur sports, has acquired iScore, a business which operates a scoring app for youth baseball, basketball, soccer and a multitude of other sports.
buyer parent: Time Inc.
buyer: Sports Illustrated Play
Sports Illustrated Play is a Time Inc. business devoted to youth and amateur sports. "
target: iScore
iScore Sports is a scoring app which is a digital version of a scorebook for basketball, baseball, football, and soccer.
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closed 7/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Blue Star Sports, acquired STACK Media

synopsis: Blue Star Sports, the largest and fastest growing global provider of sports technology, announced the acquisition of STACK, the leading content and media company serving athletes and coaches with educational video and article content, reaching millions of users each month through its website and its various syndication partnerships.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Blue Star Sports
Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the industry leader in youth sports management by centralizing all operations and providing a complete innovative platform for all national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. "
target: STACK Media
STACK is a multimedia company with Publishing and Internet business units, and is a leading provider of original “how-to” information targeting athletes. The publishing unit includes the company's flagship publication, STACK Magazine, periodic special issues and a line of books.
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announced 2/8/2017 via Company Press Release

Sora Capital Corp., will acquire ProSmart Hockey Learning System

synopsis: Sora Capital Corp. is pleased to announce it has entered into a letter of intent with ProSmart Sports Development Inc. pursuant to which the Company will acquire all issued and outstanding shares of ProSmart. ProSmart Hockey is the source for custom practice plans, personalized skill videos, animated drills and events & messaging tools.
buyer: Sora Capital Corp. (TSXV:SOR:$0.00)
Sora Capital Corp. invests in emerging companies in the Software as a Service (“SaaS”) sector of the technology industry. More specifically, companies with consumer facing products and services with revenue models, including subscriptions, transactional service fees and targeted advertising. "
target: ProSmart Hockey Learning System
ProSmart is the fastest growing network of minor hockey communities. ProSmart Hockey is the source for custom practice plans, personalized skill videos, animated drills and events & messaging tools. ProSmart is free thanks to their national and regional partners.
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closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Athletx, acquired Baseball Youth

synopsis: Louisville-based Athletx Sports Group, a youth baseball events company, has acquired Morehead, Ky.-based Baseball Youth, the Nation’s Largest Youth Baseball Network, featuring a large media presence that includes Baseball Youth Magazine (print and digital), baseballyouth.com, Baseball Youth TV and sponsored driven Baseball Youth FANFEST tours.
buyer: Athletx
Athletx Sports Group is a Louisville-based youth baseball events company. They host championship-caliber youth baseball tournaments across the country. "
target: Baseball Youth
Baseball Youth is the Nation’s Largest Youth Baseball Network, featuring a large media presence that includes Baseball Youth Magazine (print and digital), baseballyouth.com, social media platforms (over 350,000 followers), Baseball Youth TV and sponsored driven Baseball Youth FANFEST tours.
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closed 10/11/2012 via Company Press Release

IMG Worldwide, Inc., acquired Enetpulse Aps

synopsis: IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company, has bought a majority share in Enetpulse, the global provider of live sports data. Enetpulse cover all major sports 24/7 and deliver content to some of the biggest brands in online sports betting, television, newspapers, web portals and much more.
buyer parent: Forstmann Little & Co.
buyer: IMG Worldwide, Inc.
IMG Sports & Entertainment's diverse businesses include: product and brand licensing; consulting services; event ownership and management; collegiate marketing, media and licensing; fashion events and models representation, broadcasting, Olympic and action sports and many more. "
target: Enetpulse Aps
Enetpulse has firmly established thmselves as the leading global provider of live sports content with over 60+ sports in their portfolio and serving 180+ clients.
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Future plc, acquired CyclingNews.com and Procycling Magazine

synopsis: Future Plc announced the acquisition of two specialist consumer brands from Immediate Media Co. – CyclingNews.com and Procycling Magazine. Cycling News is the leading cycling news website in the UK, while Procycling is the market-leading magazine within the professional cycling arena.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$275.58)
Based in the UK, Future plc is an international media group and leading digital publisher. The Group operates two separately managed brand-led divisions: Media and Magazine. The Magazine division is brand-led while the Media division focuses on being at the forefront of digital innovation. "
target parent: Hubert Burda Media
target: CyclingNews.com and Procycling Magazine
Cycling News is the leading cycling news website in the UK, while Procycling is the market-leading magazine within the professional cycling arena.
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closed 6/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Green Star Media, acquired Peak Performance and Sports Injury Bulletin

synopsis: Specialist digital publishing group Green Star Media has acquired Peak Performance and Sports Injury Bulletin from AIM-listed Electric Word for an undisclosed sum. Peak Performance and Sports Injury Bulletin are leading sports science newsletters.
buyer: Green Star Media
Green Star Media is a digital media company providing expert training plans, advice and insight to amateur and professional sports coaches, athletes and physios worldwide. Their mission is to publish the best sports coaching advice that benefits coaches, players and the game. "
target parent: Electric Word Plc
target: Peak Performance and Sports Injury Bulletin
Peak Performance and Sports Injury Bulletin are leading sports science newsletters. They provide free advisory email newsletters that reveal ways to improve strength and fitness, and recover more quickly from injury.
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China Golf Group, Inc., will acquire Wonderful Ace International Ltd.

synopsis: China Golf Group, Inc. has signed a Letter of Intent with Wonderful Ace International Ltd. to acquire its 75% share through equity acquisition. Wonderful Ace owns a serial of consumer magazines, targeting at luxury consumptions, such as golf, watch, and luxury real estates.
buyer: China Golf Group, Inc.
China Golf Group offers a full spectrum of golf course development and management services, including design, engineering, construction, and maintenance of golf courses as well as consulting and management of golf projects. "
target: Wonderful Ace International Ltd.
Wonderful Ace owns a serial of consumer magazines, targeting at luxury consumptions, such as golf, watch, and luxury real estates. First issued in 1994, China Golf magazine is the No. 1 and first professional golf magazine in mainland China.
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closed 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd., acquired PSP Media Group

synopsis: DC Thomson Media, one of the leading media organisations in the UK, has acquired PSP Media, a UK-based publisher and event specialist that focuses on golf. PSP Media publishes golf magazines, golf newspapers, and golf society guides. The group also operates the Scottish Golf Show and the Scottish Cycling, Running & Outdoor Pursuits Show.
buyer: D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd.
DC Thomson is a private company and one of the leading media organisations in the UK. It is headquartered in Dundee, Scotland. The company publishes newspapers, magazines and books and has diversified into new media, digital technology, retail, radio and television through investment interests. "
target: PSP Media Group
PSP Media Group is a UK-based publisher and event specialist that focuses on golf. PSP Media publishes golf magazines, golf newspapers, and golf society guides. The group also operates the Scottish Golf Show, the Scottish Cycling, Running & Outdoor Pursuits Show, and other events.
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iCollege Ltd., will acquire Friendship Games

synopsis: iCollege, a training organization that provides practical and comprehensive specialist education to students from all over the world, is acquiring Friendship Games Pty Ltd, a company that organizes a cultural and sporting event and exchange program between Western Australia and Shanghai.
buyer: iCollege Ltd. (ASX:ICT:$1.58)
iCollege is a training organization that provides specialist education to students from all over the world. They help workers stay relevant in an ever-changing employment environment. The online education provider creates more engaging training experiences for people looking to get ahead. "
target: Friendship Games
Friendship Games Pty Ltd organizes a cultural and sporting event and exchange program between Western Australia and Shanghai. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Cottesloe, Australia.
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closed 11/28/2016 via PR Newswire

Dick's Sporting Goods, acquired GameChanger Media, Inc.

synopsis: DICK'S Sporting Goods, an omni-channel sporting goods retailer, announced the acquisition of GameChanger Media, a live scoring app that delivers data-driven coaching insights, live play-by-play updates and instant game recap stories for amateur baseball & softball teams, as a new part of their Team Sports HQ suite of digital youth sports offerings.
buyer: Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS:$8,529.25)
DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. "
target: GameChanger Media, Inc.
Founded in 2009, GameChanger Media is changing the way amateur sports teams collect, manage and share real-time information. Its mobile app and website provide scorekeeping, stats, live GameStream plays and recap stories for thousands of youth, high school and college teams.
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closed 6/29/2016 via BusinessWire

Blue Star Sports, acquired PrimeTime Sports

synopsis: Blue Star Sports is rapidly growing and announces the acquisition of PrimeTime Sports. PrimeTime Sports is a premier sports-event management company. As one of the most recognized basketball, soccer, and 7-on-7 football tournament companies in America, it currently holds a spot as one of the top 5 basketball event operators in the country.
buyer: Blue Star Sports
Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the industry leader in youth sports management by centralizing all operations and providing a complete innovative platform for all national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. "
target: PrimeTime Sports
The formula for PrimeTime Sports' success has been simple, offer teams great value and provide a level of organization and professionalism unmatched in the youth sports market.
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announced 6/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Bain Capital Private Equity, will acquire Varsity Brands, Inc.

synopsis: Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to be acquired by Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with their management teams to provide the strategic and analytic resources needed to build and grow great companies. They’ve made over 270 investments that have generated industry leading returns. "
target parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
target: Varsity Brands, Inc. (VBR:$156.40)
With a mission to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for young people, Varsity Brands elevates the student experience, promotes participation through three unique businesses: Herff Jones, a Varsity Achievement Brand; BSN SPORTS, a Varsity Sport Brand; and Varsity Spirit.
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announced 7/3/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Perform Group, will acquire Opta Sportsdata Ltd.

synopsis: Perform Group agreed to buy Opta Sports Data. which operates as a compiler of sports performance data. Opta tracks key player and team performance statistics such as distance covered, shots taken and defenders beaten. That data is used by sports clubs to evaluate individual and team performances, as well as by media companies to highlight trends.
buyer: Perform Group
Perform is a world leader in monetising sport and entertainment rights in digital media. They have been consistent and renowned innovators since 2000, and a major driving force in the commercialisation of sport and entertainment rights on TV, on mobile and online. "
target: Opta Sportsdata Ltd.
Opta is the world's leading sports data company. It collects, packages, analyses and distributes more live data, in more detail, than anyone else. The level of detail it collects brings an added dimension to the world of sport.
price ($mm)
$61
rev ($mm)
$18
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
3.5x
EV / EBITDA
41.8x
closed 3/28/2013 via Company Press Release

Sportradar AG, acquired Sports Statistics & Information Systems Ltd

synopsis: Sportradar, the world’s leading supplier of sports and betting-related data, has invested in Sports Statistics & Information Systems Ltd. (SportStat), a UK based sports data provider, specialising in UK sports such as Darts, Snooker, Rugby Union & Rugby League.
buyer: Sportradar AG
Sportradar is the world’s leading supplier of sports and betting-related data. Sportradar has developed into a key player providing all necessary data for the betting and sports media industry, such as fixtures, results, odds compiling and in-running services, as well as statistics and live scores. "
target: Sports Statistics & Information Systems Ltd
SportStat delivers fast, accurate and reliable sports data to the gaming industry, sports professionals and across all media platforms. SportStat specialises in Darts, Snooker, Rugby Union & Rugby League.
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announced 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Italian Exhibition Group, will acquire HBG Events FZ LLC

synopsis: Italian Exhibition Group S.p.A., a leading company in Italy in the organisation of international trade fairs, will acquire HBG Events FZ LLC, based in the United Arab Emirates. HBG Events FZ LLC ("HBG") has been the organiser of the co-located events "Dubai Muscle Show" and "Dubai Active" since 2016.
buyer: Italian Exhibition Group (BIT:IEG:$202.47)
Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is the Italian leader in the organization of trade expos and one of the main players in Europe in the expo and conference sector, with its venues in Rimini and Vicenza. The group organizes events for food & beverage, jewelry & fashion, tourism, hospitality, and more. "
target: HBG Events FZ LLC
HBG Events FZ LLC ("HBG") has been the organiser of the co-located events "Dubai Muscle Show" and "Dubai Active" since 2016, which together represent the largest fitness event in the Middle East.
price ($mm)
$1.06
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.6x
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closed 11/11/2014 via Company Press Release

HockeyTech Canada ULC, acquired LeagueStat

synopsis: HockeyTech acquires LeagueStat, the world’s leading hockey scoring and stats technology used by elite hockey leagues. LeagueStat technology is used by league officials to tabulate the official statistics at hockey games. In real time, those game stats immediately feed to league, team and media websites and mobile apps for fan consumption.
buyer: HockeyTech Canada ULC
HockeyTech is a worldwide leader in providing hockey-related technologies, analytics and information services. At HockeyTech’s core is their Hockey Player Information and Scouting System. It is the world’s largest private data repository on hockey player, team, and league information. "
target: LeagueStat
LeagueStat is the world leading hockey stats and scoring service. Their web based services include Mobile App development, scoring, real time stats, reporting, and administration. They provide the most comprehensive suite of available tools for both communications and operations.
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closed 12/16/2019 via BusinessWire

Atrium Sports, acquired Synergy Sports Technology

synopsis: Atrium Sports, a full-service technology platform for sports and video data content, announced the acquisition of Synergy Sports Technology, the dominant global provider of data and video analytics tools for the NBA, the MLB and NCAA Division I-II-III basketball and Division I baseball.
buyer: Atrium Sports
Atrium Sports is a full-service technology platform for sports and video data content. Teams who use Atrium’s platform gain more control of their video and data as well as expanded digital capabilities to create new content, engage fans, and open new commercial opportunities. "
target: Synergy Sports Technology
Synergy Sports Technology is an American company that creates web-based, on-demand video-supported basketball analytics for the purposes of scouting, development and entertainment.
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closed 2/14/2017 via BusinessWire

Motorsport.com, acquired Forix

synopsis: Motorsport Network, the world’s largest automotive and motorsport digital technology business, confirmed that it had acquired a shareholding in FORIX, the world’s largest and most trusted motorsport results database.
buyer: Motorsport.com
Motorsport Network is a vertically integrated automotive & motorsport business headquartered in Miami, FL. The technology business manages a global broadcast network, live events, and multiple websites, social networks and e-commerce, gaming, analytics & editorial syndication platforms. "
target: Forix
FORIX is the world's largest and most accurate motorsport intelligence respository. Every year, they collect, sort and store the results from almost 3,000 races, rallies and other motorsport events to create the most comprehensive motorsport database in the world.
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closed 5/5/2015 via Company Press Release

STATS, Inc., acquired Prozone Sports Ltd.

synopsis: STATS LLC announced that it has acquired Prozone, a pioneer in athlete tracking and sports performance analytics. With Prozone, STATS expands its geographic reach and sports coverage while adding advanced and complementary technologies to its suite of tracking and analytics products.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: STATS, Inc.
STATS is the world's leading sports technology, data and content company. Its mission is to revolutionize the way sports contests are viewed, understood, played and enjoyed. "
target parent: S.U.P. sas
target: Prozone Sports Ltd.
Prozone maintains a database of over 100,000 players from over 12,000 sporting events a year. The company’s suite of intuitive software products combine data analytics and video tracking to generate post-match analyses, trend analyses, opposition scouting reports, and other valuable information.
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cancelled 3/2/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Sports Venues of Florida, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Live Youth Sports Network

synopsis: Sports Venues of Florida, Inc., a developmental stage company engaged in the business of building youth sports and family entertainment complexes, has cancelled its acquisition of Life Youth Sports Network (LYSN), a company that provides streaming video of high school sporting events over the internet.
buyer: Sports Venues of Florida, Inc. (OTCPK:BTHR:$1.33)
Sports Venues of Florida, Inc., is a developmental stage company engaged in the business of building youth sports and family entertainment complexes. The company builds sports complexes ranging from 80-acres to 300-acres that include both outdoor and indoor athletic competitions. "
target: Live Youth Sports Network
Life Youth Sports Network (LYSN) provides streaming video of high school sporting events over the internet. LYSN allows parents, grandparents, military personnel, alumni, scouts, and anyone else who could not make it to the game to watch and enjoy any school sporting event.
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