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Ross MacEacharn confirms Perform leadership departure

Ross MacEacharn, long-term executive of Perform Group, has communicated via LinkedIn that he has ended his 11-year tenure with the sports data and media rights firm. MacEacharn, the current CEO of Perform, informs that he will not form part of the new executive management team taking shape at ‘Stats Perform’, the new business entity formed by US hedge fund Vista …

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‘Stats Perform’ lays out mission statement to disrupt global sports

A new era for global sports data, integrity and content rights has begun after leading US incumbent STATS completed its acquisition of rival Perform Group. Absorbing the Perform assets of OPTA, RunningBall and Watch&Bet, STATS confirms the formation of new business entity ‘Stats Perform’ seeking to become the outright global leader in sports data provisions. Last April, finance magnate Robert F Smith’s …

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The US sets “new benchmark” for extracting value from sports betting

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As the post-PASPA revolution rolls on, the US will “set a new benchmark” for how sports leagues and rights holders try to extract value from its nascent sports betting market. That was a prediction made by David Lampitt, Managing Director of Group Operations at Sportradar, as part of last month’s Betting on Football conference. Speaking on the ‘Data – do …

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DAZN nears entire data offload to Vista Equity

As anticipated by media observers, DAZN (formerly Perform Group) is reported to be close to selling its entire data and content division to San Francisco based private equity fund Vista Equity Partners. The move sees DAZN divest its entire sports data collection and media rights inventory, which includes the assets of OPTA, Omnisport Video, SportsCloud, Watch & Bet, and RunningBall …

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William Hill US appoints Kenneth Fuchs as President of Digital

Kenneth Fuchs will bring “deep digital expertise” to William Hill US after the former CEO of STATS was appointed as President of Digital. Fuchs spent more than two years with STATS, a global sports data firm that counts Google, Apple, Amazon, ESPN, Microsoft and William Hill amongst its clients, as well as teams such as the New England Patriots and Golden States …

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Steve Byrd joins Sportradar US as Commercial Officer

Sports data and insights provider Sportradar has confirmed the hire of Steve Byrd as Chief Commercial Officer for Sportradar US. Byrd joins Sportrader US, based in Minneapolis from rival US sports data specialist STATS where Byrd acted as Co Chief Operating Officer. Byrd is set to lead Sportradar US commercial development initiatives and strategy, as the European sports data provider looks …

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Roy Clements – STATS is bringing fantasy to life

Roy Clements, Managing Director, UK for STATS, explains how the firm is continuing development on its award-winning fantasy sports product. SBC: Hi there, can you give further details of STATS’ fantasy sports product and where you feel it fits in with the sports data and insights solutions you provide? RC: Our Fantasy unit has been in operation for more than …

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STATS enters daily fantasy sports projections

Sports data and insight/analysis operator STATS, has announced a new product aimed at the fast growing daily fantasy sports industry. Starting with baseball and expanding into other sports later this year, STATS is introducing a robust package of daily fantasy tools to its media clients, including projections for every player that will enable value plays, optimal lineups and player rankings. STATS’ …

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STATS dominates fantasy sports projections

STATS  sports technology, data and content company, has been recognized for the accuracy of its fantasy football and baseball projections by the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) in a head-to-head competition among industry leaders. The FSTA Accuracy Contest is run by FantasyPros and awards were presented at the FSTA’s annual winter conference last week in Las Vegas, NV. STATS’ fantasy …

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Roy Clements – STATS – Speed and accuracy the watchwords for STATS

Sports data, insight and analyses has become big business in 2014, with the sector witnessing several mergers and acquisitions. Now forming a vital part of sports betting operational value chain, Team SBC speaks to Roy Clements Managing Director of STATS Europe, on his companies European ambitions. Clements tells the SBC team, that his firm’s data on US sports is provided …

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