Join the Rabble Ltd (Rabble) has teamed up with Sports Investment Partners (SIP) to raise funds in support of its planned growth over the next 12-18months. Having established its core business model around the gamification of exercise the company is now looking to bring in capital as it expands its licensing model to meet the needs of an underserved population. This is the first company to be listed on the SIP platform in partnerships with Envestry and is continued evidence
Arena Group, a marquees and seating business headed by Irishman Greg Lawless, has teed up blue-chip investors for its listing on AIM in London next week. Miton Asset Management, whose funds are managed by small-cap specialist Gervais Williams, will be the biggest shareholder in Arena after the July 25 IPO, with a 12.7% stake. Swiss private bank Lombard Odier will own 10.1%, Blackrock will have 8.1%, and Ennismore Fund Management and Hargreave Hale will each own more than 7%.
Fantasy sports platform Mondogoal announced today that it has signed an agreement with Italian gaming giants, SISAL Group SpA and Lottomatica Scommesse S.r.l, to create a partnership which’ll mean theirs is the largest DFS network in the country. Rome-based Lottomatica is the world’s largest lottery operator. Its portfolio includes the Italian National Lottery as well as various other gaming services and related technologies. The company is one of the world’s leading gaming s
Supponor, the in-broadcast virtual stadium signage replacement technology solutions provider, has completed a Management Buy-in (MBI), led by its newly appointed chief executive, James B. Gambrell, and backed by its major investors. The management buy-in comprises €9.3m of new money and debt conversions. With over 25 years’ experience of delivering growth in innovative companies in the technology, media and communications sectors, Gambrell brings a wealth of experience in ide
Sports Investment Partners (SIP) is a bridge between the worlds of commercial sport and financial investment. We work with investors looking for opportunities and with companies looking for investors. We personally co-invest in businesses and play an active role in driving growth and value. We partner with entrepreneurs to help realise the capital value of their hard work and with rights holders seeking to secure the financial future of their sport. From introducing those s
Arena Group added Guinness to its Cheltenham Festival offering for the first time, delivering the new look 1,300sqm Guinness Pavilion alongside the 12,400sqm World’s longest triple decker hospitality venue overlooking the course. The Festival has grown to attract 250,000 visitors to the four day highlight of the jump racing calendar, with £4.1 million prize money contested across 28 races culminating in the Gold Cup. Arena Group supported Cheltenham Racecourse, a Jockey Club
Powerhouse owner Rich Ricci said it was "great to be associated with something I have a real passion for" after he was unveiled as the new executive chairman of internet bookmakers BetBright. Ricci's silks have become synonymous with the National Hunt scene and he numbers countless favourites for the Festival in March with the likes of Douvan, Faugheen and Min. Ricci said: "I had interest from BetBright last summer and come on board as an executive chairman in the fourth quar
A new collaboration between ADI and Supponor is giving advertisers the ability to target a broader audience with the launch of the world’s first broadcast quality LED virtual advertising. The digiBOARD DBR was recently launched at the Leaders in Sport Business Summit. It pulls from Supponor’s DBRLive technology and ADI’s digiBOARD LED perimeter system to create an impact in live sports perimeter advertising. Think perimeter walls around a soccer field. “DigiBOARD DBR is a pro