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closed 4/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired Blue Star Sports

synopsis: Blue Star Sports, a leading provider of sports management software and payment solutions, announced that it has received a majority equity investment from Genstar Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the financial services, software, industrial technology, and healthcare industries.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity firm that invests in leading middle-market companies. For over 20 years, they have utilized their deep industry knowledge and extensive executive networks to create value at their companies. "
target: 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.
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closed 9/15/2016 via BusinessWire

Blue Star Sports, acquired Leaguelineup

synopsis: Industry leader in youth sports management, Blue Star Sports has acquired LeagueLineup to add deeper, more innovative technology to its all-inclusive software. With over 25,000 customers, LeagueLineup provides free and paid technology features to youth and amateur sports teams, clubs and leagues.
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: Leaguelineup
Since 1998, LeagueLineup has been a pioneer in league and team management solutions for youth and amateur sports organizations. Tens of thousands of organizations trust LeagueLineup to run their websites, player registrations, leagues, teams, and tournaments.
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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 8/15/2016 via BusinessWire

Blue Star Sports, acquired SDI Camps & Races, LLC

synopsis: Blue Star Sports, the industry leader in youth sports management, announces its acquisition of SDI Camps and Races, LLC, a sports camp and online registration management solution. SDI Camps creates, hosts, and manages custom websites for sport camps, including registration, merchandise sales, and customer support.
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: SDI Camps & Races, LLC
SDI Camps offers a full service one-stop-shop package for camp coaches and directors, looking for a self-service website. They creates, hosts and manages custom websites for any organization seeking an online registration system.
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closed 5/16/2016 via BusinessWire

Blue Star Sports, acquired Goalline

synopsis: Blue Star Sports, the leading integrated software and payments provider to youth sports organizations, announced the acquisition of Goalline – a North American market leader that provides innovative sports technology solutions to Sports associations and currently servicing over 10 million users.
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: Goalline
Goalline is a leading provider of web software and mobile applications for youth sports. Goalline offers a complete suite of easy-to-use tools that help sport organizations manage, connect and communicate with those they serve.
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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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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 10/31/2018 via PR Newswire

VYPE Media, acquired GameDay Films

synopsis: VYPE Media, the nation's leading promoter of youth and high school sports, has announced its acquisition of GameDay Films, a Houston-based sports media company that delivers filming, photography, and production services to the booming youth sports industry.
buyer: VYPE Media
VYPE Media provides exclusive content and services for high school and youth sports. Their core offerings include publishing, filming and broadcasting, events, promoting and branding, and ambassador programs. "
target: GameDay Films
GameDay Films is a sports media and technology company that focuses on bringing quality and solutions to the filming needs of the youth sports industry across the United States.
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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 5/12/2015 via BNC Analysis

CoachTube, acquired PlaySportsTV

synopsis: CoachTube, a company that provides access to training from some of the world’s best coaches in the form of on-demand video courses, has acquired PlaySportsTV, the leading youth sports website in the US who deliver professional youth sports training videos in all major sports.
buyer: CoachTube
CoachTube provides an online opportunity for coaches to give every athlete in the world access to the instruction, knowledge, and motivation they need to grow and progress as athletes. CoachTube. "
target: PlaySportsTV
Founded in 2006, PlaySportsTV is the leading youth sports website in the US. They deliver professional youth sports training videos in all major sports.
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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 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Guscio PLC, acquired Sportsdata Limited and Dataplay Limited

synopsis: Investing company Guscio has acquired the two businesses, Sportsdata Ltd and Dataplay Holdings Ltd. Sportsdata has developed a website application for monitoring and tracking physical education in primary school children called Skills2Achieve. Dataplay has developed a technology platform for the tracking and assessment of performance in sports.
buyer: Guscio PLC (AIM:GUSC:$0.00)
Guscio Plc is a public company trading on the AIM market and focussed on technology for active learning. "
target: Sportsdata Limited and Dataplay Limited
Sportsdata has developed a website application for monitoring and tracking physical education in primary school children called Skills2Achieve. Dataplay has developed a white label technology platform for the tracking and assessment of performance in sports.
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Blue Star Sports

Leaguelineup

Affinity Sports and Blue Sombrero

SDI Camps & Races, LLC

Goalline

PrimeTime Sports

Baseball Youth

GameDay Films

Korrio

Affinity Sports, LLC

PlaySportsTV

Tourney Machine

Sportsdata Limited and Dataplay Limited

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