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Our Services

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How We Can Help Your Business

Market Studies

We help our clients make sense of sport’s commercial markets. Whether for media rights or sponsorship, we help clients understand the commercial landscape and their place in it. Our advice enables our clients to make better informed, more effective business decisions.

Business Case Analysis

We perform detailed analysis, leveraging the best available data, to help rights holders and rights buyers assess opportunities. We help our clients build robust, evidence-based business plans to maximize returns.

Commercial Due Diligence

We provide data-led insights generated using our proprietary databases of media rights deals, commercial deals, contract durations and fees, all of which is rigorously vetted by our global analytics team, trusted experts and verified by numerous sources to ensure unparalleled data quality and accuracy for all our recommendations.

Our Core Offering

In-Depth Market Analysis to assist clients with market entry or help understand their place in it

Clear, Detailed and data-led Business Case Studies

Expert Commercial Due Diligence and Strategic support in conducting business evaluations

Comprehensive, Accurate and independent media rights and sponsorship data resources

A professional network providing Global sports industry coverage, with local relevance


Who We Work With

Rights Holders & Rights Buyers

  • We perform analysis, leveraging the best available data, to help rights holders/buyers assess opportunities, build go-to-market strategies and advise on rights distribution.


  • Whether for media rights or sponsorship, we help clients understand the commercial landscape, global and local markets and their place in it.


  • We develop rights renewal strategies, assess new acquisition options and advise on exploiting rights through bespoke intelligence gathering and competitor analysis.

Media Content Buyers & Sellers

  • We assess ROI on current rights, forecast ROI on potential rights, undertake feasibility studies for new rights acquisitions and assist with market entry.

Investors, Advisors and Private Equity Groups

  • We are a trusted advisor to sports organisations, owners, investors and advisors looking for high quality data and analysis to support the sale or acquisition of major sport assets.

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The SportBusiness Consulting Team

Roberto Dalmiglio

Chief Executive Officer
Roberto has a 25-year track record in the media industry. Before joining SportBusiness in 2019, Roberto covered major roles at UEFA, where he was involved in the management of the national competition media rights, and at MP & Silva agency starting as MD Europe before becoming group Chief Commercial Officer.

Paul Santos

Commercial Director
Paul boasts 17-years of experience within the global business of sport. He’s led on the commercial growth of SportBusiness, including the launch of regional offices in the Americas and APAC. His work is centred around advising clients on how best to maximise SportBusiness’ portfolio of services to achieve their business objectives.

Mark Nervegna

Head of Research and Analytics
Mark joined SportBusiness in 2019 after working at Silva International Investments and the Madison Square Garden Company. With a degree in Economics from Bocconi University and a Master’s in Sports Management from Columbia University, Mark now leads the company’s research and analytics team.

Our research and analytics team works from our offices in London, New York and Singapore to provide global insight, with local relevance.

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We are trusted by Rights-Holders, Broadcasters, Agencies and Investors around the world

What They Say

SportBusiness Consulting provides powerful, accurate and vital analysis and insights on the trends and developments surrounding the business of sport. We depend on SportBusiness Consulting’s expertise and research to elucidate the current market situation which then allows management to clearly define the right market strategies and adopt suitable market positions to capitalise on the prevailing opportunities and minimise our overall risk exposure
Bundesliga International
We regard SportBusiness Consulting as the clear leader in its field. We have used their services on a number of occasions and have always been impressed by the accuracy and rigour of their approach
Premier League
We’ve used SportBusiness Consulting for a number of projects over the years, they have been great to work with, their knowledge and detail driven approach sets them apart. We would be happy to recommend them
Telenet Group Belgium

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SportBusiness Consulting Reports

The team has produced a number of data-led reports across media rights, sponsorship and fan insights.

Winter Sports Report 2020

The winter sports market is complicated – especially in comparison with the majority of other sports. This report, as in all SportBusiness Consulting reports, is a combination of the SportBusiness Media and SportBusiness Sponsorship’s unrivalled rights data and SportBusiness Consulting’s understanding of the market and analysis.

Global Media Report 2019

The report provides the most comprehensive examination of the sports media rights landscape, based on our market-leading media rights data, together with analysis and insight from the SportBusiness Consulting team.

Major Sports Rights Agreements

Analysis of media rights agreements for the largest buyers of sports rights (e.g. beIN Sports, DAZN) provide a comprehensive understanding of major global rights agreements, how much they are worth and when they are going to expire.

Uefa Club Competition Media Rights Report

The Uefa club competition media rights report provides detailed data and analysis which examines how TEAM Marketing (Uefa’s exclusive sales agent for its club competitions) sold rights in the 18/19 to 20/21 rights cycle and created a must-have media rights property, the fifth most valuable in the world.