Sportvision acquired by SMT
We are pleased to announce that our client, Sportvision, Inc, has been acquired by SMT (SportsMEDIA Technology). The acquisition gives SMT a broader and deeper reach to a host of new clients and sectors in the highly competitive global sports and broadcast services industry. In addition, the acquisition provides SMT with complementary state-of-the-art technology components that will facilitate and accelerate SMT’s plans for developing its next-generation products for the sports broadcast and sports event industries. GCA professionals have a longstanding relationship with Sportvision.
GCA acted as exclusive financial advisor to Sportvision in connection with this transaction.
Sportvision, Inc.® is the nation’s premier innovator of sports and entertainment products for fans, media companies and marketers. Sportvision solutions have enhanced experiences for fans and marketing partners of the NFL, MLB, NASCAR, the Olympic Games, NHL, PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, NBA, NCAA, WTA, MLS, IRL, X Games and other sport events on-air and online. As sports fans demand richer and fuller entertainment experiences, Sportvision delivers a heightened sports-viewing experience across all forms of media. For more information, visit www.sportvision.com.
SMT is a leading provider of live data integration, real-time graphics presentation and video enhancement solutions for live sports telecasts and live entertainment productions. SMT provides clients with scoring, statistics, virtual insertion and messaging for broadcasts and live events. SMT solutions have been used at the world’s most prestigious live events including: the Olympics, the Super Bowl, the World Cup, NBC Sunday Night Football, all four major golf and tennis grand slam events, the Indianapolis 500, the NCAA March Madness Tournament, ESPN X Games, the NBA on TNT, all NASCAR race events and the NHL Stanley Cup. SMT’s clients include major broadcasters as well as regional and specialty networks, organizing bodies, event operators, sponsors and teams. For more information, visit www.smt.com/intro.