Like New England Pro Tour, Inc.

closed 4/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Greens Worldwide Incorporated, acquired New England Pro Tour, Inc.

synopsis: Greens Worldwide Incorporated announced today that it has closed its acquisition of New England Pro Tour, Inc. in a share exchange agreement whereby New England Pro Tour, Inc. has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Greens Worldwide.
buyer: Greens Worldwide Incorporated
Greens Worldwide Incorporated is a vertically integrated sports marketing company engaged in golf events and with companies involved in managing those events and is publicly traded under the stock symbol GRWW. "
target: New England Pro Tour, Inc.
The New England Pro Golf Tour was founded in 2001. The Tour started with 50 players in the field each week. The tour has grown to 120 players and purses in excess of $1.3 million in 2006.
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announced 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

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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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 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Silva International Investments, acquired Globe Soccer

synopsis: Silva International Investments, an investment company which has investments in a range of companies across media, sports, entertainment, art and real estate, has acquired a majority stake in Globe Soccer, the company which organizes and owns the rights to the annual Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai.
buyer: Silva International Investments
Silva International is an investment company which has investments in a range of companies across media, sports, entertainment, art and real estate. It was established in 2015 by Riccardo Silva. "
target: Globe Soccer
Globe Soccer organizes and owns the rights to annual global soccer awards in Dubai. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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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.
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$1.06
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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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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 3/15/2017 via New York Times

Mark Ein and Fred Luddy, acquired Mylan WTT

synopsis: Billie King announced that she sold her majority ownership in the World Team Tennis (Mylan WTTF) league to Mark Ein, the owner of the Washington Kastles franchise, and Fred Luddy, owner of the San Diego Aviators. Mylan WTT is a leading tennis organization that showcases one of the most unique formats in sports.
buyer: Mark Ein and Fred Luddy
Mark Ein is the founder and owner of the Washington Kastles, his hometown’s World TeamTennis (WTT) franchise. Fred Luddy is the owner of the San Diego Aviators. "
target: Mylan WTT
Mylan WTT is a leading tennis organization that showcases one of the most unique formats in sports. Co-founded by Billie Jean King, Mylan WTT features the biggest names in the world playing in an innovative team format comprised of men and women.
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closed 6/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

One-Zero, acquired Irish Sponsorship Summit

synopsis: Sportstech conference One-Zero announced its merger with the Irish Sponsorship Summit - one of Ireland's leading sports business conferences - ahead of its 2019 gathering. The Irish Sponsorship Summit is Ireland’s premier sports sponsorship event, The Irish Sponsorship Summit has grown to become the largest of its kind in Europe.
buyer: One-Zero
One-Zero 2019 will be one of Europe's largest sports business conferences, connecting those who work and trade within sport. On 17 September 2019, over 500 industry professionals from across top agencies, brands, publishers, start-ups and governing bodies will gather at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. "
target: Irish Sponsorship Summit
The Irish Sponsorship Summit is Ireland’s premier sports sponsorship event, The Irish Sponsorship Summit has grown to become the largest of its kind in Europe. Over 300 of the industry’s most influential leaders from across Ireland and Europe have come together on March 15th.
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closed 7/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Premium Group, acquired Bright GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: The Premium Group, organiser of Berlin trade shows Premium and Seek, has bought streetwear exhibition Bright. Bright is a tradeshow that presents the segments streetwear, sportswear, skateboarding, board sports, sneakers and accessories.
buyer: Premium Group
PREMIUM was founded in 2003 and is the international specialist trade show for fashion in the advanced contemporary segment. It takes place twice a year at STATION-Berlin. PREMIUM brings together quality fashion and lifestyle. "
target: Bright GmbH & Co. KG
Bright is a tradeshow that presents the segments streetwear, sportswear, skateboarding, board sports, sneakers and accessories. BRIGHT presents itself as an authentic platform that portrays today’s lifestyle culture in a way that rings true to its target audience.
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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
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$18
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$1
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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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closed 11/28/2016 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: DICK'S Sporting Goods, an omni-channel sporting goods retailer, announced the acquisition of GameChanger Media, a live scoring app that delivers data-driven coaching insights, live play-by-play updates and instant game recap stories for amateur baseball & softball teams, as a new part of their Team Sports HQ suite of digital youth sports offerings.
buyer: Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS:$8,529.25)
DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. "
target: GameChanger Media, Inc.
Founded in 2009, GameChanger Media is changing the way amateur sports teams collect, manage and share real-time information. Its mobile app and website provide scorekeeping, stats, live GameStream plays and recap stories for thousands of youth, high school and college teams.
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closed 4/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Greens Worldwide Incorporated, acquired New England Pro Tour, Inc.

synopsis: Greens Worldwide Incorporated announced today that it has closed its acquisition of New England Pro Tour, Inc. in a share exchange agreement whereby New England Pro Tour, Inc. has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Greens Worldwide.
buyer: Greens Worldwide Incorporated
Greens Worldwide Incorporated is a vertically integrated sports marketing company engaged in golf events and with companies involved in managing those events and is publicly traded under the stock symbol GRWW. "
target: New England Pro Tour, Inc.
The New England Pro Golf Tour was founded in 2001. The Tour started with 50 players in the field each week. The tour has grown to 120 players and purses in excess of $1.3 million in 2006.
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announced 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Greens Worldwide Incorporated, will acquire Worldwide Marketing and Media Group

synopsis: Greens Worldwide Incorporated announced today that it has executed a Definitive Agreement to acquire Worldwide Marketing and Media Group (WMMG). WMMG is a diversified sports marketing and public relations agency headquartered in New York.
buyer: Greens Worldwide Incorporated
Greens Worldwide Incorporated is a vertically integrated sports marketing company engaged in golf events and with companies involved in managing those events and is publicly traded under the stock symbol GRWW. "
target: Worldwide Marketing and Media Group
WMMG is a multi solutions agency with disciplines in public relations, sports sponsorship evaluation, and television creation and production. The firm represents several Fortune 500 companies and has a clear understanding of the dynamics of the consumer and sports audiences respectively.
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closed 4/18/2006 via PR Newswire

Greens Worldwide Incorporated, acquired Still Moving, Inc.

synopsis: Greens Worldwide Incorporated announced that it has closed its acquisition of Still Moving, Inc. Still Moving, Inc. will provide in-house television production capabilities to produce the television programming of the US Pro Golf Tour, Inc. on Fox Sports Net, and the New England Pro Golf Tour on The Golf Channel.
buyer: Greens Worldwide Incorporated
Greens Worldwide Incorporated is a vertically integrated sports marketing company engaged in golf events and with companies involved in managing those events and is publicly traded under the stock symbol GRWW. "
target: Still Moving, Inc.
Still Moving, Inc., an independent television production firm.
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closed 4/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Greens Worldwide Incorporated, acquired New England Pro Tour, Inc.

synopsis: Greens Worldwide Incorporated announced today that it has closed its acquisition of New England Pro Tour, Inc. in a share exchange agreement whereby New England Pro Tour, Inc. has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Greens Worldwide.
buyer: Greens Worldwide Incorporated
Greens Worldwide Incorporated is a vertically integrated sports marketing company engaged in golf events and with companies involved in managing those events and is publicly traded under the stock symbol GRWW. "
target: New England Pro Tour, Inc.
The New England Pro Golf Tour was founded in 2001. The Tour started with 50 players in the field each week. The tour has grown to 120 players and purses in excess of $1.3 million in 2006.
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announced 3/9/2006 via PR Newswire

Greens Worldwide Incorporated, will acquire Las Vegas Golf Schools

synopsis: Greens Worldwide Incorporated announced today that it has executed a Memorandum of Agreement to acquire Las Vegas Golf Schools (LVGS) operating model, facilities agreements, management and staff and to contribute the assets into a new wholly owned subsidiary.
buyer: Greens Worldwide Incorporated
Greens Worldwide Incorporated is a vertically integrated sports marketing company engaged in golf events and with companies involved in managing those events and is publicly traded under the stock symbol GRWW. "
target: Las Vegas Golf Schools
Effective May 1, 2006, Las Vegas Golf Schools will be operated from the facilities at Las Vegas National Golf Club and Painted Desert Golf Club and the Las Vegas Golf Schools will initiate mobile training centers at each US Pro Golf Tour Event.
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closed 3/30/2006 via PR Newswire

Greens Worldwide Incorporated, acquired Crowley & Company Advertising, Inc.

synopsis: Greens Worldwide Incorporated announced today that it has closed its acquisition of Crowley and Company Advertising, Inc., in a share exchange agreement whereby Crowley has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Greens Worldwide.
buyer: Greens Worldwide Incorporated
Greens Worldwide Incorporated is a vertically integrated sports marketing company engaged in golf events and with companies involved in managing those events and is publicly traded under the stock symbol GRWW. "
target: Crowley & Company Advertising, Inc.
Crowley & Company Advertising, Inc. is a full-service advertising, promotion and public relations agency located in Citrus County, Florida, north of the Tampa Bay area. The agency also designs and produces Citrus County Life Magazine, a major lifestyle publication in west central Florida.
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closed 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: DC Thomson Media, one of the leading media organisations in the UK, has acquired PSP Media, a UK-based publisher and event specialist that focuses on golf. PSP Media publishes golf magazines, golf newspapers, and golf society guides. The group also operates the Scottish Golf Show and the Scottish Cycling, Running & Outdoor Pursuits Show.
buyer: D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd.
DC Thomson is a private company and one of the leading media organisations in the UK. It is headquartered in Dundee, Scotland. The company publishes newspapers, magazines and books and has diversified into new media, digital technology, retail, radio and television through investment interests. "
target: PSP Media Group
PSP Media Group is a UK-based publisher and event specialist that focuses on golf. PSP Media publishes golf magazines, golf newspapers, and golf society guides. The group also operates the Scottish Golf Show, the Scottish Cycling, Running & Outdoor Pursuits Show, and other events.
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announced 12/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Crea Holdings, will acquire Tlarock Entertainment Inc.

synopsis: Crea Holdings, a company that engages in the construction business, will be acquiring Tlarock Entertainment, a company that engages in event planning and management. They offer management of athletes, event planning and management in sports, event planning and operation in music, and sponsorships.
buyer: Crea Holdings (TSE:1757:$24.41)
Based in Japan, Crea Holdings engages in the construction business. Through the urban development, housing construction, sales, remodeling, real estate, eating and drinking, advertising, cosmetic, and automobile related business, they want to achieve compatibility in housing and living environments."
target: Tlarock Entertainment Inc.
Based in Japan, Tlarock Entertainment engages in event planning and management. They offer management of athletes, event planning and management in sports, event planning and operation in music, and sponsorships.
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closed 4/15/2013 via BNC Analysis

IMG Worldwide, Inc., acquired IGP Sports & Entertainment Group

synopsis: IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company, acquired IGP Sports & Entertainment Group, strengthening its resources both in the American market and globally. IGP is a tournament production and athlete management company that offers sports marketing, corporate hospitality and event production management services.
buyer parent: Forstmann Little & Co.
buyer: IMG Worldwide, Inc.
IMG Worldwide is a global sports, fashion and media business, with nearly 3,000 employees operating in more than 30 countries around the globe. IMG's areas of expertise are diverse and wide ranging. "
target: IGP Sports & Entertainment Group
IGP Sports & Entertainment Group is a tournament production and athlete management company. It offers sports marketing, corporate hospitality and event production, event management services, athlete representation, professional tournament production, tournament operations and consulting services.
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announced 8/21/2008 via BusinessWire

College Tonight, Inc., will acquire Gridiron Bash, LLC

synopsis: College Tonight announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Gridiron Bash, LLC (GB). Gridiron Bash™ is a series of colossal celebrations tied to spring football games at top tier Division 1 campuses across the country.
buyer parent: SIMEX Technologies, Inc.
buyer: College Tonight, Inc.
College Tonight is a social networking and marketing platform, which is designed to promote actual social interactivity among college students. Due to the mobile nature of the site, the service's design is also structured for the mobile user, focusing on nightlife events and social opportunities. "
target: Gridiron Bash, LLC
Manhattan-based Gridiron Bash LLC builds and develops cutting-edge sports and entertainment properties with the purpose of connecting consumers, brands and media.
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closed 8/22/2007 via PR Newswire

SportsQuest, Inc., acquired Lextra Management Group, Inc.

synopsis: SportsQuest, Inc. has closed its acquisition of substantially all the operating assets of Lextra Management Group, Inc. SportsQuest intends to contribute the acquired assets as equity to a new wholly-owned subsidiary of SportsQuest after the closing.
buyer: SportsQuest, Inc. (ARBK:$0.00)
SportsQuest, Inc. (formally Air Brook Airport Express) is a vertically integrated sports and entertainment marketing and management company, engaged in owning and operating sports entities and their support companies; publicly traded under the stock symbol ARBK. "
target: Lextra Management Group, Inc.
LMG is one of the nation's premier Hi-Profile Executive Concierge & Event Management companies. LMG handles all aspects in facilitating attendance at any corporate or private event, as well as major sporting events; domestically or internationally.
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closed 2/24/2021 via BusinessWire

Outside, acquired athleteReg

synopsis: Pocket Outdoor Media, the world's leading creator of active lifestyle content and experiences, announced the acquisition of athleteReg, one of the world’s largest event registration platforms serving runners, triathletes, cyclists, and skiers. They are a trusted resource, used by thousands of events and racers across the country.
buyer: Outside
Outside is the world’s leading creator of active lifestyle content and experiences. Across web, print, podcast, social, video, and TV, their brands reach 70 million of the most active and influential consumers in the world every month. "
target: athleteReg
athleteReg is one of the world’s largest event registration platforms serving runners, triathletes, cyclists, and skiers. They are a trusted resource, used by thousands of events and racers across the country.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Renfro Productions & Management, Inc., purchased Two Outdoor-sports Trade Shows from Hart Productions Inc.

synopsis: Renfro Productions & Management Inc., a trade show producer in Indianapolis, has acquired two longtime outdoor-sports trade shows from Hart Productions, a producer of annual consumer shows in Cincinnati. The two shows include the Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show and the Cincinnati Golf Show.
buyer: Renfro Productions & Management, Inc.
Renfro Productions is a trade show producer in Indianapolis. Renfro Productions helps exhibitors build relationships with qualified outdoor enthusiasts. Renfro Productions uses effective advertising methods to attract the right customers to each show. "
seller: Hart Productions Inc.
The Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show is an annual show that covers adventure sports, boats, campers, ATVs, and more. The Cincinnati Golf Show is a show focused on golf. The two trade shows belong to Hart Productions, a producer of annual consumer shows in Cincinnati.
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announced 11/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Civilized, will acquire The 420 Games

synopsis: Civilized Worldwide Inc, a Canadian media and lifestyle brand that embraces and highlights modern cannabis culture, will acquire The 420 Games, a North American athletic events company that advocates the responsible use of cannabis. The 420 Games provides a series of active lifestyle events, including a 4.20 mile run, yoga, flag football, and more.
buyer: Civilized
Based in Canada, Civilized is a premium media and lifestyle brand that embraces and highlights modern cannabis culture, reflecting the millions of adults who choose to enjoy cannabis as a part of a balanced lifestyle. "
target: The 420 Games
The 420 Games is a North American athletic events company that advocates the responsible use of cannabis. The company aims to de-stigmatize the millions who use cannabis in a healthy lifestyle. Their series of active lifestyle events include a 4.20 mile run, yoga, flag football, and more.
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closed 8/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Silly Monks Entertainment Ltd., acquired Playmonks

synopsis: Silly Monks, a digital media entertainment firm in India, has acquired a 51% stake in Playmonks, a sports marketing management company in India. Playmonks specializes in sporting events management, marketing and sponsorship, and sports celebrity management.
buyer: Silly Monks Entertainment Ltd. (NSEI:SILLYMONKS:$1.71)
Silly Monks is a digital media entertainment firm in India. Silly Monks creates interesting and innovative content, including videos, music, and movie based entertainment. Silly Monks is also one of the largest YouTube multi channel networks in India. "
target: Playmonks
Playmonks is a sports marketing management company in India. Playmonks specializes in sporting events management, marketing and sponsorship, and sports celebrity management. The company has successfully organized various major sports events across India.
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closed 10/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

High Five Events, acquired Conley Sports Productions

synopsis: High Five Events, an event production company owned and operated by Dan Carroll, Stacy Keese and Jack Murray, acquired Conley Sports Productions. The company produces high quality running events in Texas including its premier event, the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon presented by Freescale.
buyer: High Five Events
High Five Events has almost 45 years of event management experience ranging from 20,000 person 10k running events to concerts featuring well known artists. "
target: Conley Sports Productions
Conley Sports Productions, LLC produces high quality running events in Texas including its premier event, the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon presented by Freescale. With over 20 years of event management and production experience, Conley Sports is on the leading edge of the Texas racing scene.
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announced 6/29/2009 via Company Press Release

GL Events, will acquire Alice Evénements SAS

synopsis: GL events has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the acquisition of Alice Events, a leader in its sector in France. Alice comes to events of major accounts for the organization of corporate events, consumer transactions and business tourism.
buyer: GL Events (ENXTPA:GLO:$1,166.07)
GL events is an integrated group offering a complete range of event industry solutions divided into three major segments: venue management and event Organisation, and integrated Services for trade fairs, conventions and events. "
target: Alice Evénements SAS
Alice Evénements SAS offers tourism services. The agency also organizes trade fairs in the areas of real estate and motorbikes and rally-raids, Tunisia and Morocco.
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closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Motorsport.com, acquired Virtually Entertained Limited

synopsis: Motorsport Network’s strategic push into the rapidly growing esport sector gained extra momentum with the acquisition of a market-leading specialist business, Virtually Entertained, that operates a portfolio of esports services spanning the complete range of capabilities required to deliver motor racing esports events.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport Network’s technology & distinct brands distinguish their content & services to help them engage motorsport & auto fans. They connect this universe with television, digital content, live events, ecommerce, gaming & social networking to unify people with a passion for all things automotive."
target: Virtually Entertained Limited
Virtually Entertained is a specialist event company, focusing on delivering esports events to the end client. They operate a portfolio of esports services spanning the complete range of capabilities required to deliver motor racing esports events.
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closed 2/23/2010 via BusinessWire

Stratus Media Group, Inc., acquired ProElite, Inc.

synopsis: Stratus Media Group, Inc. a live entertainment company, announced that it has acquired a 95% interest in ProElite, Inc., a sports, entertainment and media company that has produced arena-based mixed martial arts (MMA) events.
buyer: Stratus Media Group, Inc. (SMDI:$0.04)
Stratus Media Group is an owner, operator and marketer of live entertainment and sporting events. The company is primarily focused on internal growth and acquisitions within the live entertainment-related market -- including action sports, automotive shows, and college sports. "
target: ProElite, Inc.
ProElite, Inc. historically has delivered exciting entertainment experiences in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA) with live arena-based entertainment events, cable television programming on Showtime Networks and community-driven interactive broadband entertainment via the Internet.
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closed 3/11/2008 via BusinessWire

MaxxAthlete, acquired VisionSports

synopsis: MaxxAthlete, the leading digital media company dedicated to grassroots sports, announced today that it has acquired the assets of VisionSports.
buyer: MaxxAthlete
MaxxAthlete is the leading event management and digital media company dedicated to serving the grassroots sports marketplace. The company’s online community changes the industry’s business paradigm by providing a central repository for youth sports content. "
target: VisionSports
VisionSports, based in Houston, is the industry’s leading grassroots sports event management company and operator of six of the premier amateur basketball tournaments in the U.S.
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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 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Not Just Events, acquired Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon

synopsis: Not Just Events, an event management company in New Zealand, has acquired the Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon, a running event in New Zealand. The Vineyard Half offers a weekend of challenge and reward in the wine region of Marlborough. The event features 21.1km and 12km courses where race entrants can choose to run, walk or do a hybrid of both.
buyer: Not Just Events
Not Just Events is an event management company in New Zealand. Not Just Events specalises in sporting events and covers all facets of event management. The company manages the Christchurge Airport Marathon, Le Race, Festival of Cycling, and the Elite National Road Championships. "
target: Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon
The Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon is a running event in New Zealand. The Vineyard Half offers an unforgettable weekend of challenge and reward in the wine region of Marlborough. The event features 21.1km and 12km courses where race entrants can choose to run, walk or do a hybrid of both.
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announced 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ironman, will purchase Four Events from Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.

synopsis: The IRONMAN Group has signed an agreement to acquire four mass-participation events from Australia's Nine’s events and entertainment division, including the world’s largest fun run, The Sun-Herald City2Surf. In addition, the acquisition will include The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon, Melbourne Corporate Triathlon and Carman’s Women’s Fun Run.
buyer parent: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
buyer: Ironman
As Wanda Sports Holdings company, IRONMAN operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN Triathlon Series, the IRONMAN 70.3 Triathlon Series, 5150 Triathlon Series, the Rock n’ Roll Marathon Series, Iron Girl, IRONKIDS, and more. "
seller: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd. (ASX:NEC:$1,558.70)
The Sun-Herald City2Surf, the world’s largest fun run, The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon, Melbourne Corporate Triathlon and Carman’s Women’s Fun Run are mass-participation events operating in Australia owned by Nine Entertainment, an Australian multi-faceted media company.
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$21
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

American Media Inc., acquired Adventure Sports Network

synopsis: National Enquirer publisher American Media has acquired TEN: Publishing’s Adventure Sports Network, a group of 14 action sports brands, including Bike, Powder and Surfer magazines as well as the Dew Tour event series.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Us Weekly, Globe, National Examiner, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex and Muscle & Fitness Hers. "
target parent: Discovery Communications, Inc.
target: Adventure Sports Network
Adventure Sports Network is a group of 14 action sports brands, including Bike, Powder and Surfer magazines as well as the Dew Tour event series. The Dew Tour is an innovative contest series and content platform for extreme sports.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sportair, acquired Like That Events Agency

synopsis: Eurovet has acquired event planning agency Like That to revitalise its sport-focused trade shows, which are managed under the Sportair business division. Like That is a French event planning agency. They create events about snowboarding and freeskiing, such as the High Five Festival, Kumi Yama, and the Rock On Snowboard Tour.
buyer parent: Eurovet
buyer: Sportair
Sportair, a subsidiary of Eurovet, is an organizer of professional events dedicated to sports. Sportair is the French leader for sports textiles and equipment trade shows - with a focus on Outdoor, Ski, Snowboard, Surf, Running, Cycling. "
target: Like That Events Agency
Like That is a French event planning agency. They create events about snowboarding and freeskiing, such as the High Five Festival, Kumi Yama, and the Rock On Snowboard Tour.
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closed 6/6/2018 via Company Press Release

Infront Sports & Media AG, acquired XLETIX GmbH

synopsis: Infront, a Swedish sports marketing company, has acquired XLETIX, a leading European obstacle course event organizer. XLETIX manages the XLETIX Challenge and the women only Muddy Angel Run. The XLETIX Challenge is the biggest obstacle course event series in the German-speaking market, with up to 15,000 people participating per event.
buyer parent: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
buyer: Infront Sports & Media AG
Infront is a Swedish sports marketing company managing a comprehensive portfolio of top properties. Infront covers all aspects of successful sporting events, including the distribution of media rights, sponsorship, media production, event operation and digital solutions. "
target: XLETIX GmbH
XLETIX is a leading European obstacle course event organizer. The company manages the XLETIX Challenge and the women only Muddy Angel Run. The XLETIX Challenge is the biggest obstacle course event series in the German-speaking market, with up to 15,000 people participating per event.
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