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Review of strategic alternatives for Perform Content

London – 15 October 2018: Perform Group Financing PLC (the “Company”), the digital leader in sports media, notes recent press speculation concerning a potential “spin-off” of Perform Content from the DAZN Group. Recognising the significant growth opportunities within digital sports content, the Company confirms that the DAZN Group has initiated a review of strategic alternatives…



Perform Content extend video streaming partnership with LaLiga

Perform Content, the rebranded business-to-business sports content arm of the international digital media rights group, has announced the extension of its exclusive betting video streaming partnership with LaLiga. The new contract with the Spanish league came into effect at the start of the 2018-19 season, and runs until the end of the 2022-23 season. Under…



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Perform Group rebrands as DAZN Group to drive continued growth

Business to be consolidated into two brands: DAZN and Perform Content Perform Group, the digital leader in sports media, announced today it will be called DAZN Group and consolidated into two distinct brands: DAZN and Perform Content. Executive Chairman, John Skipper, said: “We have two enormous growth opportunities but they are distinct from each other….



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DAZN opens new development centre in Amsterdam

British tech start-up establishes a Netherlands base to power its global expansion plans Significant financial investment will create 300 new jobs by 2022 DAZN has already launched its product in two new markets – Italy and the U.S. – this year DAZN, the Perform-owned live and on demand sport streaming service, has today announced it…



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KPMG and Opta create valuable partnership to launch new player valuation analytics tool

New player valuation analytics tool launches, as KPMG Football Benchmark and sports data company Opta create valuable industry partnership. The summer transfer window has come to an end and brought, as always, its share of surprises and telling insights, among those the traditional discussion around players´ transfer fees. Players are generally the most valuable asset…



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Vivo and NFL announce innovative partnership for the distribution of NFL Game Pass in Brazil

In a forward-thinking initiative in the country, Vivo customers will be able to access the NFL’s direct-to-consumer service, NFL Game Pass, at a special rate São Paulo, September 4th, 2018 – The NFL (National Football League), Vivo, and Perform Group have reached an agreement for the distribution of the NFL’s direct-to-consumer digital service, NFL Game Pass,…



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DAZN announces Cristiano Ronaldo as its first global ambassador

Ronaldo joins the DAZN team after its launch in Italy earlier this month. DAZN has agreed a two-and-a-half year partnership with the five-time ballon d’or winner and Juventus star. The global ambassador role positions Ronaldo alongside DAZN at the forefront of innovation in the sports industry. DAZN, the global live and on demand sport streaming…



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DAZN nets prestigious Serie A rights around the globe

Germany and Austria awarded top-tier Italian football rights exclusively Japan and Canada lift Serie A rights with co-exclusivity   DAZN, the first global pure sport live and on demand streaming service has secured multi-platform broadcast rights for Serie A, Italy’s top football league. The three-year deal (2018/19-2020/21) will see DAZN screen up to 380 Serie…



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DAZN’s kick off in Italy signals a new era for sport and fans

DAZN, a part of Perform Group and the first global pure-sport live and on-demand streaming service, launched today in Italy at a star-studded event held in Milan. DAZN unveiled superstar signings Andriy Shevchenko and Luis Figo as pundits for the main Serie A matches, alongside brand ambassador Paolo Maldini.   DAZN also confirmed a rich…



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Perform Group joins ESSA as their first affiliate member

Brussels, 2 August 2018: ESSA (the not for profit integrity body that represents many of the world’s largest regulated sports betting operators) today announced that Perform Group has joined the association as their first affiliate member. Perform Group is the digital leader in global sports media, touching every aspect of the way fans engage with…