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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 7/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Blue Star Sports, acquired Global Apptitude

synopsis: Blue Star Sports, the largest and fastest growing global provider of sports technology, has acquired Global Apptitude, a leading developer of digital technologies including the GamePlan® System. Global Apptitude’s GamePlan® system is the leading mobile sports content delivery system.
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: Global Apptitude
Global Apptitude is a leading developer of digital technologies including the GamePlan® System. Global Apptitude’s GamePlan® system is the leading mobile sports content delivery system.
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announced 4/28/2021 via Company Press Release

TicketManager, will acquire Sports Systems

synopsis: TicketManager will acquire Sports Systems, a provider of event accreditation and corporate guest management software solutions. With the acquisition, TicketManager will offer the most comprehensive suite of products and services across sponsorship, ticketing, guest management, and event accreditation to the largest brands in sports and live events.
buyer: TicketManager
TicketManager gives companies everything they need to make client entertainment easy and drive greater ROI. It offers convenient and simple tech to create events, invite guests, register and check-in customers, and report on the effectiveness of each event in real-time. "
target: Sports Systems
Sports Systems empowers the world’s leading brands as they activate their sponsorship rights for the world’s greatest sporting events. The company creates custom online solutions that streamline event information gathering and data management for sports and sponsorship organizations.
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closed 6/30/2020 via BusinessWire

Garmin, acquired Firstbeat Analytics Oy

synopsis: Garmin, the global leader in satellite navigation, announced it has acquired Firstbeat Analytics Oy, a privately-held provider of physiological analytics and metrics for consumer devices in the health, wellness, fitness and performance markets. Firstbeat Analytics is headquartered in Jyvaskyla, Finland.
buyer: Garmin (GRMN:$4,402.79)
The global leader in satellite navigation, Garmin Ltd. and its subsidiaries have designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications since 1989 – most of which are enabled by GPS technology. "
target: Firstbeat Analytics Oy
Firstbeat Analytics Oy is a privately-held provider of physiological analytics and metrics for consumer devices in the health, wellness, fitness and performance markets. Firstbeat Analytics is headquartered in Jyvaskyla, Finland.
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closed 5/14/2007 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired Jencess Software & Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, has acquired Jencess Software & Technologies, Inc., a leading provider in golf management software.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target: Jencess Software & Technologies, Inc.
Jencess Software & Technologies delivers state-of-the-art technology solutions for Golf Course Management with product installations worldwide. The Connect and Online Suites are the most complete integrated solutions for single or multiple Golf Course Management.
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closed 7/8/2008 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired HY-TEK Sports Software

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc. a provider of application services technology for participatory sports organizations, has acquired Hodgson’s hurricane’s, Inc. and certain assets of T&C Products, Inc., which operate under the name HY-TEK Sports Software, a software and services provider to over 95 percent of the swimming and track & field groups in the US.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target: HY-TEK Sports Software
HY-TEK Sports Software® branded products offer the very finest in software products and services for Swimming and Track & Field. These products include computer software for administrative and statistical tracking software for the individual athlete, and PDA based products for Palm OS devices.
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closed 10/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Zone 5 Ventures Inc, acquired Today's Plan Pty Ltd

synopsis: US-based sports technology and investment company, Zone 5 Ventures, Inc. has acquired Today's Plan Pty Ltd, which operates the world's leading multi-sport training platform. Today’s Plan produces online training tools and analytics for multisport athletes and coaches.
buyer: Zone 5 Ventures Inc
Zone 5 Ventures, Inc. is a US-based sports technology and investment company. Zone 5 delivers a platform for sports technology entrepreneurs and researchers to bring their vision to market, and will make select investments in companies that align with their mission. "
target: Today's Plan Pty Ltd
Today's Plan Pty Ltd operates the world's leading multi-sport training platform. Today’s Plan produces online training tools and analytics for multisport athletes and coaches.
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closed 2/10/2021 via Company Press Release

FloSports, acquired Trackwrestling.com, LLC

synopsis: FloSports, a leading sports streaming and original content network, announced the acquisition of Trackwrestling, an NBC Sports Group/SportsEngine, Inc. company and an established leader in wrestling event management tools, including all of the company’s assets and existing broadcast rights.
buyer: FloSports
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to hundreds of thousands of competition events across 25+ vertical sport categories in the US and abroad. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Trackwrestling.com, LLC
Trackwrestling.com, LLC provides an innovative, web-based solution that has revolutionized the management of wresting events and delivers real-time event results to the wrestling community.
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closed 11/27/2018 via PR Newswire

KORE Software, acquired SponServe

synopsis: SponServe, the global leaders in sponsorship activation management software, has been acquired by KORE Software, the global leader in business management software for sports business intelligence, sponsorship and season ticket sales enablement.
buyer: KORE Software
KORE is the global leader in sport and entertainment business management solutions. KORE serves more than 120 professional sport clubs and leagues and 450 brands and properties worldwide, providing practical tools and services to harness customer data, facilitate sponsorship sales and activation. "
target: SponServe
Founded in 2015, SponServe has grown into one of the most indispensable sponsorship fulfillment tools around the world. The award-winning cloud-based platform streamlines and enhances sponsorship servicing.
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closed 11/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

QubicaAMF Worldwide, LLC, acquired CDE Software LLC

synopsis: QubicaAMF Worldwide (QubicaAMF), the world’s leader and largest manufacturer of bowling and mini bowling products, has announced that the company has finalized a transaction to acquire full ownership of CDE Software (CDE). CDE is known worldwide for BLS (Bowling League Secretary), the industry standard in League Software.
buyer: QubicaAMF Worldwide, LLC
QubicaAMF Worldwide is one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of bowling products in the world, with sales offices in 15 countries. "
target: CDE Software LLC
CDE was founded by Patrick Lajko, an industry veteran and visionary, and is known worldwide for BLS (Bowling League Secretary), the industry standard in League Software. Over the years, CDE's Bowling League Secretary (BLS) has evolved into the premier league management tool.
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closed 7/20/2016 via PR Web

SportsEngine, acquired Trackwrestling.com, LLC

synopsis: SportsEngine, the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications, has acquired Trackwrestling, a site that provides an innovative, web-based solution that has revolutionized the management of wresting events and delivers real-time event results to the wrestling community.
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: Trackwrestling.com, LLC
Trackwrestling.com, LLC provides an innovative, web-based solution that has revolutionized the management of wresting events and delivers real-time event results to the wrestling community.
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closed 4/12/2016 via BusinessWire

Blue Star Sports, acquired Pointstreak.com, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Star Sports (BSS), the leading integrated software and payments provider to youth sports organizations acquires Canadian Pointstreak Sports Technologies – an award-winning technology company. Pointstreak provides innovative sports technology solutions and helps streamline sports organizations business processess.
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: Pointstreak.com, Inc.
Pointstreak provides technology driven sports management and sports software designed to streamline operations while facilitating and enhancing the sport participant, fan and media experience.
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closed 3/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

ISG Groeifonds BV, acquired Dotcomsport

synopsis: ISG Groeifonds, a Dutch investment firm that invests in sports analysis platforms, has acquired Netherlands-based Dotcomsport, an online sports club management platform for amateur and professional football clubs. The Dotcomsport platform is used by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB), as well as by over 500 sports organisations.
buyer: ISG Groeifonds BV
ISG Groeifonds is a Dutch investment firm that invests in sports analysis platforms. It offers sports organisations one online Club Management Platform that can be used to engage in the development of players, trainers, coaches, and teams. ISG's platform covers football, hockey, baseball, and more. "
target: Dotcomsport
Netherlands-based Dotcomsport is an online sports club management platform for amateur and professional football clubs. It allows all those involved in the football organisation to be optimally engaged in developing players, teams, and coaches according to a unified and structured methodology.
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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 10/16/2019 via PR Newswire

Daxko, acquired TennisSource.Net, Inc.

synopsis: Daxko has acquired TennisSource, a provider of tennis facility management software solutions. Coupled with Daxko's existing Club Automation brand, which serves over 200 tennis centers, the company further enhances its offering for tennis clubs in the health and wellness industry.
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: TennisSource.Net, Inc.
TennisSource provides software to assist with the day to day management of sports facilities with an emphasis on complexity of tennis. Software components include scheduling software, online program registration software, player management, and a full point of sale application.
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closed 11/8/2017 via PR Web

Advanced Event Systems, acquired BracketPal

synopsis: SportsEngine, a division of NBC Sports Group, announced that it has acquired BracketPal, the leading beach volleyball league and tournament management software company. The BracketPal team joins forces with Advanced Event Systems (AES), which was acquired by SportsEngine in 2015.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Advanced Event Systems
With more than 50 years’ experience managing events of all types and scale, Advanced Events Systems (AES) delivers proven full-continuum expertise with advanced infrastructure and software modules that empower seamless online registration, hotel management, scheduling services, and results tracking."
target: BracketPal
BracketPal is the leading beach volleyball league and tournament management software company. BracketPal offers its clients online results tracking for parents, players and recruiters, support for publishing results to SeedingPal.com, same day registrations, automated scheduling, and more.
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closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

SportingPulse merged with Betgenius Limited,

synopsis: Melbourne-based SportingPulse and London-headquartered Betgenius have merged. SportingPulse was founded in 1999 in Melbourne, Australia and is a pioneer in sports administration, management software and basketball data collection and distribution.
buyer: Betgenius Limited
Betgenius is the leading provider of sophisticated data-driven software to the global sports betting and lottery sectors with offices in the UK and Estonia. "
target: SportingPulse
SportingPulse was founded in 1999 in Melbourne, Australia and is a pioneer in sports administration, management software and basketball data collection and distribution.
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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 1/22/2015 via PR Newswire

Salient Management Company, acquired Orobi, Inc.

synopsis: Salient Management Company, developer of enterprise analytics systems, announced that it has acquired Orobi, Inc., a firm that provides analysis software and services for NBA basketball teams. The company has also hired Orobi's founder and former Orlando Magic VP of Information Technology, Jason Coleman, as Vice President of Salient Sports.
buyer: Salient Management Company
Salient Management Company provides advanced visual data mining and enterprise analytics systems for a broad range of data intensive programs and organizations in CPG, Retail, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Public Sector and Education industries. "
target: Orobi, Inc.
Orobi, Inc. is a firm that provides analysis software and services for NBA basketball teams. Orobi was founded in 2012 by a team of professionals with extensive experience in developing data-driven applications for different industries, including sports, event ticketing, travel, and retail.
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closed 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

IMG Arena, acquired FlightScope

synopsis: IMG Arena, the sports betting data arm of sports media giant IMG, has completed the acquisition data collection, audio-visual production and tracking technology specialist FlightScope Services.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: IMG Arena
IMG Arena is the sports betting data arm of sports media giant IMG. Their focus has always been on fan-first engagement via the delivery of content and product innovations that fuel the emotions and excitement unique to world-class sport. "
target: FlightScope
FlightScope is a global high-tech company and a true world leader in the development and manufacturing of 3D Doppler Ball Tracking Monitors, Golf Radars & Launch Monitors for sports. They are based in Poland.
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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 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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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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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:$478.54)
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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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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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:$9.23)
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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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
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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 (MSGM:$19.05)
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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