Finance & Law

Fosun International, the Chinese conglomerate which owns Wolverhampton Wanderers, has ended its search for fresh investment in the English Premier League football club by bringing in US finance and technology…

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Tyler Tumminia, commissioner of the Premier Hockey Federation. Eric and Chris also discuss major ticketing-related deals involving SeatGeek and Vivid Seats, the backing of LeBron James’ The SpringHill Company by a group of top-tier investors, and the completion of Arctos Sports Partners’ $3bn (€2.59bn) investment fund.

The Ekstraklasa, the top tier of club football in Poland, posted record consolidated revenues of PLN328.4m (€71.9m/$83.4m) during the 2020-21 season, despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Texas-based entity looks to accelerate its activity with pro teams

Prominent US gaming company continues its expansion into additional areas

Cricket Australia has declared a loss of A$151,000 ($112,082) for the 2020-21 financial year, despite growing revenues by 5 per cent to A$414.7m

RedBird Capital Partners, Nike, Fenway Sports Group, Epic Games among new investors

Parties interested in bidding for the two new franchise teams in the Indian Premier League have been given 10 more days, until October 20, to purchase the tender documents

Cardinale and Beane-led SPAC at last finds its deal target with ticketing company

Connected sports and equipment company continues run of dealmaking

UK firm Sports Information Services (SIS) has made "a significant investment" into Australian betting data company Racelab Global

Indian fantasy sports operator Dream11 has suspended its services in the Indian state of Karnataka following a legal action that alleges the company breaches a new regulation against online gambling

Nazara Technologies, an Indian company operating in the esports, gaming and sports media sectors, has raised $42m (€36m) from investors.

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Brett Gosper, National Football League’s head of the United Kingdom and Europe. Eric and Chris also discuss a series of ongoing crises within the National Women’s Soccer League, the National Football League Players Association, and numerous facets of top-tier European football.

Special purpose acquisition company RedBall Acquisition Corp. has confirmed it is in merger talks with New York-based ticketing company SeatGeek

Vincent Labrune, president of France’s Professional Football League (LFP), has said that it is “imperative” for the organisation to establish a commercial subsidiary to secure the future of the sport in th…

Adam Kelly, co-president at IMG Media & Events, was among the speakers at the APOS 2021 virtual conference. Here Kevin McCullagh summarises some of the standout themes and ideas from the event