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closed 9/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Canadian Soccer Business, acquired Stadium Digital

synopsis: Canadian Soccer Business (CSB), a sports enterprise that represents premier soccer properties in Canada, has acquired Stadium Digital, a full service digital media company and Canada’s leading fan engagement platform provider. Stadium Digital creates media solutions and technology products in the areas of sponsorship, fan engagement and more.
buyer parent: Canadian Premier League
buyer: Canadian Soccer Business
Canadian Soccer Business (CSB) is a sports enterprise that represents premier soccer properties in Canada. This includes representation for all corporate partnerships and broadcast rights related to Canada Soccer’s core assets including its national teams. "
target: Stadium Digital
Stadium Digital is a full service digital media company and Canada’s leading fan engagement platform provider. Stadium Digital creates and manages media solutions and technology products in the areas of sponsorship, fan engagement, ticketing and e-commerce.
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announced 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

SKIYAKI Inc., will acquire SEA Global Co., Ltd.

synopsis: SKIYAKI Inc., a Japanese company that offers internet entertainment content services, will acquire SEA Global Co., Ltd., a marketing company in Japan. SEA Global help sports team create websites and mobile sites. The company works with a variety of sports, including soccer, kendo, volley ball, table tennis, rugby, and badminton.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. offers internet entertainment content services. They are a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. "
target: SEA Global Co., Ltd.
SEA Global is a marketing company in Japan. The company works with a variety of sports, including soccer, kendo, volley ball, rugby, and more. They help sports team create websites and mobile sites. SEA Global also publishes a magazine focused on baseball and provides athlete management services.
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closed 8/30/2018 via Company Press Release

Pummel Pty Ltd, acquired Zippy

synopsis: Pummel, a fitness app in Australia that helps people find the best personal trainers, fitness experts and wellness coaches, has acquired Zippy, an app based loyalty solution for gyms, yoga studios, and sports clubs in Australia. Zippy verifies customer visits by using QR Code technology and allows users to earn and exchange points for prizes.
buyer: Pummel Pty Ltd
Pummel is a fitness app in Australia that helps people find the best personal trainers, fitness experts and wellness coaches in their area. Using a searchable marketplace, users have access to over 500 experts that they can choose from. "
target: Zippy
Zippy is an app based loyalty solution for gyms, yoga studios, and sports clubs in Australia. Zippy verifies customer visits by using QR Code technology. Users receive points as they scan QR codes to check in and can exchange them for prizes such as tickets, coffees, muffins, and more.
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closed 4/29/2015 via Company Press Release

Salt Creek Capital, acquired CourseTrends

synopsis: Salt Creek Capital announced the acquisition of CourseTrends, a leading online marketing solutions provider to the golf industry. Based in Austin, Texas, CourseTrends provides golf course operators with innovative software and marketing solutions to maximize revenues and provides golfers access to online tee-time bookings across all 50 states.
buyer: Salt Creek Capital
Salt Creek Capital is a San Francisco Bay Area-based private equity firm partnering with experienced operating executives to acquire profitable companies with up to $50 million in revenue. The company takes a long-term approach to investing in lower middle market businesses. "
target: CourseTrends
CourseTrends is a leading provider of intelligent, online marketing solutions for golf facilities. CourseTrends suite of solutions includes customized websites, email marketing and mobile tools, social media management, e-commerce, call center support and much more.
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closed 7/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kuvera LLC, acquired United Games LLC

synopsis: Kuvera LLC, a provider of affordable access to valuable financial education and current market research, has acquired United Games, a company that designs and markets next generation mobile apps for sports. United Games' FireFan mobile app allows people to play live sports games and use other apps to gain tickets that they can redeem for rewards.
buyer parent: Investview, Inc
buyer: Kuvera LLC
Kuvera LLC provides affordable access to valuable financial education, current market research and cutting-edge technology that enables individuals to increase and cultivate their own financial resources and plan for the future. Their product services are offered on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: United Games LLC
United Games designs and markets next generation mobile apps for sports through a unique direct marketing distribution model. Their FireFan mobile app allows people to play live sports games and use other apps to gain tickets that they can redeem for rewards like gift cards, vacations, and more.
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closed 11/23/2016 via Company Press Release

4Sight Sport & Leisure merged with Green 4 Solutions,

synopsis: Green 4 Solutions, the CRM market leader within the Sport and Leisure industry, is merging with 4Sight Sport & Leisure, a specialist CRM & Data Marketing Agency based in the heart of England in Leicestershire.
buyer: Green 4 Solutions
Green 4 Solutions is the CRM market leader within the Sport and Leisure industry. They have taken CRM to the next level by incorporating a world class fan loyalty program and also through the development of a customer focused ticketing solution, built on the CRM platform. "
target: 4Sight Sport & Leisure
4Sight Sport & Leisure is a specialist CRM & Data Marketing Agency based in the heart of England in Leicestershire. They are passionate about helping its global sport & leisure clients achieve more from their customer relationships through a data driven approach.
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closed 2/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

TEAMtalk media (Pty) Ltd., acquired FullCircle Sport Online

synopsis: TEAMtalk media, a member of the Ole! Media Group has acquired boutique digital sports consultancy, FullCircle Sport Online. FullCircle Sport Online provides digital consultancy services to Free State Stars, Polokwane City and Black Leopards football clubs, as well as Stadium Management SA and the Hellenic, Italian and Portuguese Alliance.
buyer parent: Ole! Media Group
buyer: TEAMtalk media (Pty) Ltd.
TEAMtalk media is a progressive digital media company, specializing in the production, publication and commercialisation of sports news, content and data across multiple platforms. TEAMtalk media operates one of the largest networks of digital sports channels in Africa. "
target: FullCircle Sport Online
FullCircle Sport Online offers digital sports consulting services. The company handles the websites and social media for sporting professionals such as Itumeleng Khune, Teko Modise and Siphiwe Tshabalala. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in South Africa.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Racing Post, acquired Independent Content Services

synopsis: Racing Post, a publisher of racing and betting information, has acquired Independent Content Services (ICS Media Group), a UK-based multimedia content provider and digital marketing agency that specializes in sports and gaming. ICS produces content and services such as audio, text, video and images for new and traditional publishing platforms.
buyer parent: Exponent Private Equity
buyer: Racing Post
Established in 1986, Racing Post is the market-leading publisher of racing and betting information both on and offline in the UK. Racing Post print products include the daily paper and two weekly titles and attracts more than 1,000,000 unique visitors per month. "
target: Independent Content Services
Independent Content Services (ICS Media Group) is a UK-based multimedia content provider and digital marketing agency that specializes in sports and gaming. ICS produces and supplies content and services such as audio, text, video and images for new and traditional publishing platforms.
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announced 5/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, will acquire Online Media UK Ltd

synopsis: Catena Media, the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator, is to acquire certain assets of Online Media (UK) Ltd., a UK based fast-growing sports betting affiliate. The acquisition includes, among other, the domain names Bets.co.uk, Bonuses.co.uk and iGamble.co.uk and certain thereto related assets.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$88.72)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 20,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: Online Media UK Ltd
The acquisition includes, among other, the domain names Bets.co.uk, Bonuses.co.uk and iGamble.co.uk and certain thereto related assets from Online Media (UK) Ltd., a UK based fast-growing sports betting affiliate.
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closed 2/25/2016 via Market Wire

Learfield Communications, Inc., acquired Think Social, LLC

synopsis: Learfield announced their acquisition of Think Social, an agency specializing in building robust social media campaigns for sponsors. Think Social specializes in targeted advertising, solution-based sales, sponsorship strategy, asset valuation, consulting and training, reporting and analysis, and the development of integrated social media assets.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup."
target: Think Social, LLC
Think Social is the leading social media agency dedicated to sports and entertainment marketing. The firm specializes in targeted advertising, solution-based sales, sponsorship strategy, asset valuation, consulting and training, reporting and analysis, and the development of multichannel.
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closed 3/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Jonas Software, acquired Green 4 Solutions

synopsis: Jonas Software is pleased to announce the acquisition of Green 4 Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of CRM, ticketing and data driven marketing solutions to both the sport and recreational leisure sectors. Green 4 specialises in providing sports and leisure businesses with a CRM driven approach to ticketing and customer engagement. 
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software operates independently managed software brands around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective markets. They supply industry leading enterprise management software & related services to 20 vertical markets."
target: Green 4 Solutions
Green 4 specialises in providing sports and leisure businesses with a CRM driven approach to ticketing and customer engagement. Built on Microsoft Dynamics CRM, “Go” is a single platform solution that helps organisations create fantastic relationships with their customers.
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announced 6/11/2015 via PR Newswire

Veritix will be merged with AXS,

synopsis: Outbox AXS and Veritix® will merge. The combined entity will partner the consumer-focused interface and ticketing platform of Outbox AXS, including AXS Invite and the AXS Waiting Room with Veritix's industry-leading season ticket management technology and its inventive Flash Seats® digital, ID-based ticketing technology.
buyer parent: The Anschutz Company
buyer: AXS
AXS is a new entertainment platform that also serves as AEG's primary consumer brand. AXS provides fans the opportunity to purchase tickets directly from their favorite venues via a user-friendly ticketing interface. "
target: Veritix
Veritix is a leading innovator in digital ticketing, event marketing and relationship management applications. Veritix empowers teams and venues – from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS, AHL, Hockey Canada, NASCAR, NCAA and DI-III College Athletics, and over 1,000 entertainment venues in 47 states and Canada.
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announced 1/31/2013 via PR Newswire

SAP AG, will acquire Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: SAP AG announced plans to acquire Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG, a provider of ticketing solutions and niche customer relationship management software for sports and entertainment promoters. The move paves the way for SAP to offer enhanced solutions to help promoters, venues and teams market events over the Internet and better support arena management.
buyer: SAP AG (SAP:$30,413.00)
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently. "
target: Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG
Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG provides solutions for ticketing. The solution allows venues and event promoters of any size to ticket and market a full range of events on the Web. Ticket-Web is established in Europe with its main product, ENTREE-tickets, an online ticketing service.
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closed 9/18/2020 via GlobeNewswire

V2 Games Inc., acquired GameOn App Inc.

synopsis: Vancouver-based V2 Games Inc., a portfolio company of Victory Square Technologies Inc., has acquired the assets and IP of GameOn App Inc., a leading-edge gaming company providing consumers, broadcasters, sportsbooks, venues, and brand partners with interactive, social experiences around sports, television, and live events.
buyer parent: Victory Square Technologies
buyer: V2 Games Inc.
Vancouver-based V2 Games is a video and mobile game ventures firm focusing on royalty investments in high-value gaming projects featuring globally-recognized intellectual properties. Its portfolio of games includes Pacific Rim: Breach Wars, Rune: Ragnarok, Men In Black, and Hello Kitty. "
target: GameOn App Inc.
GameOn is a leading-edge gaming company providing consumers, broadcasters, sportsbooks, venues, and brand partners with interactive, social experiences around sports, television, and live events. GameOn drives engagement and revenue through its suite of proprietary mobile and TV technologies.
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announced 4/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Bandwagon Fan Club, will acquire IdealSeat, Inc.

synopsis: BandwagonFanClub, Inc. has agreed to acquire the IdealSeat brand including their Fan Intelligence ticketing platform! IdealSeat is the world’s best Fan Intelligence™ platform, utilizing millions of proprietary data points and advanced analytics to provide sports and entertainment fans with amazing live event experiences.
buyer: Bandwagon Fan Club
Bandwagon is an online secondary ticket marketplace and fan community focusing on the collegiate football market. Bandwagon is a ticket authentication and fan identity management company that helps teams get better connected with their fans on the day of the event. "
target: IdealSeat, Inc.
IdealSeat is the world’s best Fan Intelligence™ platform, utilizing millions of proprietary data points and advanced analytics to provide sports and entertainment fans with amazing live event experiences.
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closed 9/12/2018 via PE Hub

MarketCast, acquired Turnkey Intelligence

synopsis: MarketCast Group, a global leader in the consumer insights industry, has acquired Turnkey Intelligence, a preeminent sports research and advisory firm. Turnkey Intelligence has been providing best-in-class research, consulting, and analytics for more than 20 years, offering a full suite of data-driven services to hundreds of sports clients.
buyer parent: Kohlberg & Company, LLC
buyer: MarketCast
MarketCast is a leading provider of marketing research services and data analytics for the global entertainment industry. MarketCast works in collaboration with marketers and researchers across the entertainment spectrum in the development and execution of their marketing strategies. "
target parent: Turnkey Sports & Entertainment
target: Turnkey Intelligence
Turnkey Intelligence offers customized, informed, and actionable solutions to a wide range of sports, live event, agency, and brand-side clients. Turnkey Intelligence’s self-service platform – Audience Portal – is used and trusted by hundreds of sports teams of all sizes.
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closed 1/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, acquired Paciolan

synopsis: Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company and an operating business of IAC announced the company today completed its previously announced acquisition of Paciolan, a ticketing software provider based in Irvine, CA.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Paciolan
Paciolan is a leading ticketing services and software provider that offers ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions for clients across North America. Paciolan provides a wholly integrated infrastructure that puts venues in direct control of their customer relationships.
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closed 9/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Patron Technology

synopsis: Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, has acquired Patron Technology, a premier event technology platform. Patron offers a full-suite of event technology solutions for live, virtual, and hybrid events designed to transform the attendee experience.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. With over $4 billion of capital under management, Vector actively partners with management teams to devise and execute new financial and business strategies. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Patron Technology
Patron Technology helps live event organizers create better experiences for their attendees and deeper relationships with their sponsors through a complete, data-driven event technology solution. Event organizers use Patron Technology for ticketing, marketing, fan engagement, CRM, and more.
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closed 7/19/2017 via BusinessWire

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired PatronManager, LLC

synopsis: Patron Technology (PatronManager) announced a strategic majority investment by Providence Strategic Growth. Patron aims to revolutionize the arts and entertainment industry through its cloud-based CRM solution, PatronManager, which seamlessly integrates box office ticketing, marketing and fundraising.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier, global asset management firm with $50 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Since the firm's inception in 1989, Providence has invested in more than 160 companies. "
target: PatronManager, LLC
Patron aims to revolutionize the arts and entertainment industry through its cloud-based CRM solution, PatronManager, which seamlessly integrates box office ticketing, marketing and fundraising.
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closed 4/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Clarabridge, acquired Market Metrix LLC

synopsis: Clarabridge, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions for the world’s top brands, announced the acquisition of Market Metrix, the leading Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM) platform in the leisure and hospitality industries.
buyer: Clarabridge
Clarabridge is the leading provider of text mining software for customer experience management. The Clarabridge Content Mining Platform™ provides Global 1000 enterprises an analytical view of text-based verbatims found in consumer feedback channels such as call center notes and warranty forms. "
target: Market Metrix LLC
Market Metrix provides the only feedback management platform that maximizes every source of guest value: loyalty, referrals and reputation. Market Metrix works with over 14,000 hotels and casinos in more than 70 countries to collect guest feedback, and turn it into performance and results.
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closed 9/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Canadian Soccer Business, acquired Stadium Digital

synopsis: Canadian Soccer Business (CSB), a sports enterprise that represents premier soccer properties in Canada, has acquired Stadium Digital, a full service digital media company and Canada’s leading fan engagement platform provider. Stadium Digital creates media solutions and technology products in the areas of sponsorship, fan engagement and more.
buyer parent: Canadian Premier League
buyer: Canadian Soccer Business
Canadian Soccer Business (CSB) is a sports enterprise that represents premier soccer properties in Canada. This includes representation for all corporate partnerships and broadcast rights related to Canada Soccer’s core assets including its national teams. "
target: Stadium Digital
Stadium Digital is a full service digital media company and Canada’s leading fan engagement platform provider. Stadium Digital creates and manages media solutions and technology products in the areas of sponsorship, fan engagement, ticketing and e-commerce.
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closed 9/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Canadian Soccer Business, acquired Stadium Digital

synopsis: Canadian Soccer Business (CSB), a sports enterprise that represents premier soccer properties in Canada, has acquired Stadium Digital, a full service digital media company and Canada’s leading fan engagement platform provider. Stadium Digital creates media solutions and technology products in the areas of sponsorship, fan engagement and more.
buyer parent: Canadian Premier League
buyer: Canadian Soccer Business
Canadian Soccer Business (CSB) is a sports enterprise that represents premier soccer properties in Canada. This includes representation for all corporate partnerships and broadcast rights related to Canada Soccer’s core assets including its national teams. "
target: Stadium Digital
Stadium Digital is a full service digital media company and Canada’s leading fan engagement platform provider. Stadium Digital creates and manages media solutions and technology products in the areas of sponsorship, fan engagement, ticketing and e-commerce.
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closed 1/29/2015 via BBC

Dejphon Chansiri, acquired Sheffield Wednesday Football Club

synopsis: Dejphon Chansiri, whose family owns Thai Union Frozen Group, has acquired a 100% stake in Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, a football club based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Sheffield Wednesday is one of the oldest professional clubs in the world and the fifth oldest in the English league.
buyer: Dejphon Chansiri
Dejphon Chansiri is a businessman from Thailand. His family owns Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited, the world's largest producer of tuna, based in Thailand. "
target: Sheffield Wednesday Football Club
Sheffield Wednesday Football Club is a football club based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Sheffield Wednesday is one of the oldest professional clubs in the world and the fifth oldest in the English league.
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closed 12/6/2014 via Company Press Release

Rakuten Inc., acquired Vissel Kobe

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc. announced that it has acquired all shares of Crimson Football Club Inc., the company which runs Japan Professional Football League Vissel Kobe, a Japanese professional football club, currently playing in the J. League Division 1. The team is located in Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$12,183.11)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world's leading Internet service companies. They provide a variety of products and services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, finance, and digital content. "
target: Vissel Kobe
Vissel Kobe is a Japanese professional football club, currently playing in the J. League Division 1. The team is located in Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture. The home stadium is Kobe Wing Stadium, in Hyōgo-ku, though some home matches are played at Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium in Suma-ku.
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announced 12/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Steve Claridge, will acquire Salisbury City Football Club Limited

synopsis: Steve Claridge has made an offer to acquire the Salisbury City Football Club, an English football club based in Salisbury, Wiltshire. The club participates in the Conference Premier, the fifth tier of English football. They were formed in 1947 and play at The Raymond McEnhill Stadium.
buyer: Steve Claridge
Steve Claridge is an English football player, pundit and coach, who last played for semi-professional team Gosport Borough from 2011 to 2012. He is currently a pundit for BBC Sport football shows including Football Focus and the The Football League Show. "
target parent: A.S. Otail M.Touzar
target: Salisbury City Football Club Limited
Salisbury City Football Club is an English football club based in Salisbury, Wiltshire. The club participates in the Conference Premier, the fifth tier of English football. They were formed in 1947 and play at The Raymond McEnhill Stadium.
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closed 10/15/2014 via BNC Analysis

Joe Tacopina and Joey Saputo, acquired Bologna F.C.

synopsis: Joe Tacopina and Joey Saputo have closed the acquisition of historic Bologna Football Club 1909, an Italian football club based in Bologna, Italy. The club was formed in 1909 (and reformed in 1993) and is a founding member of Serie A.
buyer: Joe Tacopina and Joey Saputo
Joe Tacopina was the Vice President, Board Member, and Part Owner of A.S. Roma, a football club in Italy. Joey Saputo is a Canadian businessman and the president of the Montreal Impract, a professional soccer team. "
target: Bologna F.C.
Bologna Football Club 1909 is an Italian football club based in Bologna, Italy. The club was formed in 1909 (and reformed in 1993) and is a founding member of Serie A.
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closed 9/19/2014 via BusinessWire

Fort Lauderdale Strikers Acquisition Group, acquired Fort Lauderdale Strikers

synopsis: Traffic Sports, owner of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers, announced that a group of three Brazilian investors - Paulo Cesso, Ricardo Geromel, and Rafael Bertani - has purchased the team. The Fort Lauderdale Strikers are an American professional soccer team based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
buyer: Fort Lauderdale Strikers Acquisition Group
The Acquisition Group consists of Paulo Cesso, Ricardo Geromel, and Rafael Bertani. Cesso is an entrepreneur and investor in the field of education; he manages a portfolio of schools and universities in Brazil and invests in several companies. "
target parent: Traffic Sports
target: Fort Lauderdale Strikers
The Fort Lauderdale Strikers are an American professional soccer team based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Founded in 2006, they play in the North American Soccer League (NASL), the second tier of the American soccer pyramid.
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Kevin Nagle, acquired Sacramento Republic Football Club, LLC

synopsis: Sacramento Kings co-owner Kevin Nagle has purchased a controlling interest in Sacramento Republic FC, an American professional soccer team based in Sacramento, California, with the goal of growing the minor-league team into a Major League Soccer franchise
buyer: Kevin Nagle
Kevin Nagle is the co-owner of the Sacramento Kings, a professional basketball team based in Sacramento, California, United States. "
target: Sacramento Republic Football Club, LLC
Sacramento Republic FC is an American professional soccer team based in Sacramento, California. Founded in 2012, the team made its debut in the USL Pro in 2014.
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closed 8/11/2014 via Company Press Release

Mark and Nicola Palios, acquired Tranmere Rovers Football Club

synopsis: Mark and Nicola Palios are taking a controlling interest in Tranmere Rovers Football Club, having reached an agreement with current owner Peter Johnson. Tranmere Rovers Football Club are an English professional association football club founded in 1884, and based in Birkenhead, Wirral.
buyer: Mark and Nicola Palios
Mark Palios is a former chief executive of The Football Association, made over 280 appearances for the club in two spells at Prenton Park. Nicola Palios is a highly successful commercial lawyer with significant experience in business, sport and consultancy. "
target: Tranmere Rovers Football Club
Tranmere Rovers Football Club are an English professional association football club founded in 1884, and based in Birkenhead, Wirral. They play in League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system, and are managed by Rob Edwards.
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closed 7/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Max Tshabalala, acquired Bloemfontein Celtic Football Club

synopsis: Max Tshabalala has confirmed that he has completed the purchase of Bloemfontein Celtic FC, a South African football (soccer) club based in Bloemfontein that plays in the Premier Soccer League. Bloemfontein Celtic has a large fan base in the Free State, Siwelele.
buyer: Max Tshabalala
Max Tshabalala is the owner of Roses United, a South African football club based in Bloemfontein, Free State province that plays in the National First Division. "
target: Bloemfontein Celtic Football Club
Bloemfontein Celtic is a South African football (soccer) club based in Bloemfontein that plays in the Premier Soccer League. Bloemfontein Celtic has a large fan base in the Free State, Siwelele.
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closed 7/7/2014 via BNC Analysis

Francesco Becchetti, acquired Leyton Orient Football Club Ltd

synopsis: Francesco Becchetti has acquired a 90 percent stake in Leyton Orient Football Club, a professional football club in Leyton, in the London Borough of Waltham Forest, England. They play in Football League One, the third tier in the English football league system, and are known to their fans as the O's.
buyer: Francesco Becchetti
Francesco Becchetti is head of renewable energy and waste management firm the Becchetti Energy Group and had previously been linked with takeovers at Reading and Italian outfit Bari. "
target: Leyton Orient Football Club Ltd
Leyton Orient Football Club is a professional football club in Leyton, in the London Borough of Waltham Forest, England. They play in Football League One, the third tier in the English football league system, and are known to their fans as the O's.
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announced 6/25/2014 via BNC Analysis

United Vansen International Sports Co.,Ltd., will acquire NV ADO Den Haag

synopsis: The Stadium Development Foundation (SSO), a major shareholder of ADO, has announced that the Chinese football and sports company United Vansen International Sports Co has reached an agreement to acquire its shares in NV ADO Den Haag, a club that offers top football supporters and entertainment for the Hague region in a sporty and safe atmosphere.
buyer: United Vansen International Sports Co.,Ltd.
United Vansen International Sports is mainly engaged in domestic and international top sporting events in the planning, organization and promotion. "
target: NV ADO Den Haag
ADO Den Haag is a club that offers top football supporters and entertainment for the Hague region in a sporty and safe atmosphere.
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closed 6/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Louis Tomlinson and John Ryan, acquired Doncaster Rovers FC

synopsis: One Direction member Louis Tomlinson and former Doncaster Rover FC Chairman John Ryan have acquired Doncaster Rover FC, an English football club based in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. They play in League One, the third tier of the English football league system after relegation from The Championship in 2013-14.
buyer: Louis Tomlinson and John Ryan
Louis Tomlinson is one of the five members of boyband One Direction, and a lifelong fan of Doncaster Rovers. John Ryan is the former Chairman of Doncaster Rovers. "
target: Doncaster Rovers FC
Doncaster Rovers Football Club is an English football club based in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. They play in League One, the third tier of the English football league system after relegation from The Championship in 2013-14. The club was founded in 1879 and turned professional in 1885.
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announced 6/11/2014 via Company Press Release

Hafiz Mammadov, will acquire Sheffield Wednesday Football Club

synopsis: Sheffield Wednesday Football Club announced that it has agreed to be acquired by Mr Hafiz Mammadov. Sheffield Wednesday Football Club is a football club based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Sheffield Wednesday is one of the oldest professional clubs in the world and the fifth oldest in the English league.
buyer: Hafiz Mammadov
Hafiz Mammadov is a former member of The Azerbaijan Football Association and current owner of FC Baku and RC Lens. He is the founder and Chairman of the hugely successful Baghlan Group which specialises in oil, gas, construction and transportation. "
target: Sheffield Wednesday Football Club
Sheffield Wednesday Football Club is a football club based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Sheffield Wednesday is one of the oldest professional clubs in the world and the fifth oldest in the English league.
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announced 6/7/2014 via BNC Analysis

Mariano Casasnovas, will acquire Real Zaragoza S.A.D.

synopsis: Mariano Casasnovas has agreed to acquire Real Zaragoza, a Spanish football team based in Zaragoza, in the autonomous community of Aragon. Founded on 18 March 1932 it currently plays in Segunda División, holding home games at La Romareda, which seats 34,596 spectators.
buyer: Mariano Casasnovas
Mariano Casanovas is a real estate developer in Spain. "
target: Real Zaragoza S.A.D.
Real Zaragoza, S.A.D. is a Spanish football team based in Zaragoza, in the autonomous community of Aragon. Founded on 18 March 1932 it currently plays in Segunda División, holding home games at La Romareda, which seats 34,596 spectators.
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announced 6/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

Fluorsid S.p.A., will acquire Cagliari Calcio S.p.a

synopsis: Fluorsid has agreed to acquire Cagliari Calcio, an Italian football club based in Cagliari, Sardinia. The club was formed in 1920 and currently plays in Italian Serie A, having spent a large part of recent years mainly in Serie A and Serie B.
buyer: Fluorsid S.p.A.
Fluorsid S.p.A., established in 1969, based in Cagliari, Sardinia (Italy), is a world leading manufacturer of inorganic fluorochemicals for the aluminium industry, with an annual capacity of over 100,000 tonnes of aluminium fluoride and synthetic cryolite. "
target: Cagliari Calcio S.p.a
Cagliari Calcio is an Italian football club based in Cagliari, Sardinia. The club was formed in 1920 and currently plays in Italian Serie A, having spent a large part of recent years mainly in Serie A and Serie B.
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closed 5/17/2014 via BNC Analysis

Peter Lim, acquired Valencia CF

synopsis: Peter Lim acquired 70.4% stake in Valencia Club De Futbol, S.A.D. from Valencia Foundation. As part of the deal, Lim has pledged to spend €90 million paying down the club’s debts, as well as providing €35 million to improve the club’s liquidity, and €60 million to acquire new players.
buyer: Peter Lim
Peter Lim is a Singapore businessman and investor. In July 2010, Forbes magazine rated him eighth amongst Singapore's 40 richest people with an estimated net worth of $1.6 billion. In March 2010, he was tied for #655 amongst the world's billionaires, with an estimated net worth of $1.5 billion. "
target parent: Valencia Foundation
target: Valencia CF
Valencia Club de Fútbol, also known as Valencia CF, are a Spanish football club based in Valencia. They play in La Liga and are one of the most successful and biggest clubs in Spanish football and European football.
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$123*
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closed 5/15/2014 via Company Press Release

A.S. Otail M.Touzar, Mark Winter, acquired Salisbury City Football Club Limited

synopsis: Salisbury City FC, an English football club, announced that a deal has been signed and the club now has new owners. A consortium of Dubai based Moroccan born businessman A.S.Otail M.Touzar and local businessman Mark Winter reached agreement for the transfer of all shares in Salisbury City football Club Limited.
buyer: A.S. Otail M.Touzar
buyer: Mark Winter
A.S. Otail M. Touzar is a Dubai-based businessman. Mark Winter is an entrepreneur based in the United Kingdom. "
target: Salisbury City Football Club Limited
Salisbury City Football Club is an English football club based in Salisbury, Wiltshire. The club participates in the Conference Premier, the fifth tier of English football. They were formed in 1947 and play at The Raymond McEnhill Stadium.
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closed 4/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

MKE Sports & Entertainment, acquired Milwaukee Wave LLC

synopsis: Mike Zimmerman has announced that his holding company MKE Sports & Entertainment, has acquired a majority stake in the Milwaukee Wave, an indoor soccer team in the United States. It also involves in the indoor soccer franchise operations. They participate in the Major Indoor Soccer League.
buyer: MKE Sports & Entertainment
MKE Sports & Entertainment is the holding company for current and future investments in sports and entertainment entities for Mike Zimmerman. "
target: Milwaukee Wave LLC
Milwaukee Wave LLC is as an indoor soccer team in the United States. It also involves in the indoor soccer franchise operations. They participate in the Major Indoor Soccer League.
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closed 1/23/2014 via Company Press Release

Manchester City FC Ltd, acquired Melbourne Heart Football Club

synopsis: A consortium led by Manchester City Football Club acquired Melbourne Heart FC. The consortium also includes the ownership group of the Melbourne Storm as minority shareholders with a 20 percent stake. Melbourne Heart FC is a professional soccer club based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia that competes in the A-League.
buyer: Manchester City FC Ltd
Manchester City Football Club is an English Premier League football club based in Manchester. The club has played at the City of Manchester Stadium since 2003. "
target: Melbourne Heart Football Club
Inspired by a vision for a broad based community team, celebrating cultural diversity and sporting passion through football, Melbourne Heart FC was established in 2009. Melbourne Heart FC is an Australian professional football club based in Melbourne, Victoria.
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$10
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closed 1/9/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dariusz Mioduski and Boguslaw Lesnodorski, acquired Klub Pilkarski Legia Warszawa

synopsis: Dariusz Mioduski and Boguslaw Lesnodorski have acquired Klub Pilkarski Legia Warszawa, a sports club whose members were soldiers fighting in the Polish Legions in the region of Volhynia. The team was founded in 1916, and plays in the Polish Premier Football League. The team is based in Warsaw, Poland.
buyer: Dariusz Mioduski and Boguslaw Lesnodorski
Dariusz Mioduski is the CEO of Kulczyk Holding, a private equity and venture capital firm. Boguslaw Lesnodorski is the president of Legia Warszawa. "
target parent: ITI Group
target: Klub Pilkarski Legia Warszawa
Legia Warszawa is a sports club whose members were soldiers fighting in the Polish Legions in the region of Volhynia. The team was founded in 1916, and plays in the Polish Premier Football League. The team is based in Warsaw, Poland.
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closed 1/1/2014 via BBC

Staprix NV, acquired Charlton Athletic Football Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Belgian businessman Roland Duchatelet has completed his takeover of Championship club Charlton Athletic. The 67-year-old's company, Staprix NV, will acquire 100% of the shares, subject to final legal formalities.
buyer: Staprix NV
Staprix NV is owned by Belgian businessman Roland Duchatelet. High-profile business tycoon Ronald Duchatelet made his fortune in electronics and owns a number of clubs across Europe including Belgium Pro League side Standard Liege. He is also involved in politics in his homeland. "
target: Charlton Athletic Football Co., Ltd.
Charlton Athletic Football Club is an English football club based in Charlton, London. They currently play in the Football League Championship.
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