Monday December 2,2013 : SPORTRADAR ACQUIRES SPORTSDATA
Will offer respective clients a combined product portfolio
Sports data service provider Sportradar has entered into the U.S. market with the acquisition of data provider SportsData LLC for an undisclosed consideration.
Following completion of the deal, SportsData will focus on providing an expanded product portfolio to media customers and fantasy sports companies while Sportradar will complement its European product portfolio with all major U.S. sports.
Both companies will offer their clients a combined product portfolio ranging from real-time scores and play-by- play data feeds, to multi-platform hosted solutions, live odds, and virtual games.
“This acquisition marks another important milestone in our endeavour to become the world’s leading global service provider for sports content and information. With its state of the art infrastructure and its focus on technology, SportsData perfectly matches our strategy of continuously investing in technology and development to provide our customers with an unrivalled product and service quality,” said Carsten Koerl, Sportradar’s group chief executive officer.
“The entry into the U.S. market will not only fulfill our customers’ demand for comprehensive international content around the clock, but also prepare Sportradar Group even better for playing a leading role in the dynamic market for sports services.”