June 23, 2022
Weil is advising Bain Capital on the acquisition, together with Nextalia, of Deltatre, one of the world’s leading sports and entertainment technology providers, from Bruin Capital. Deltatre offers over-the-top (OTT) streaming solutions enabling direct-to-consumer content distribution via the internet as well as data, graphics and live broadcast solutions. Deltatre’s clients include some of the largest sports organisations in the world, including UEFA, NFL, MLB and MLS. The transaction is subject to regulatory and other customary approvals.
The Weil team is led by Private Equity partner Lewis Blakey with Chris McLaughlin leading on financing aspects, and includes in London: Private Equity counsel Hein Visser, associates Laurence Feeny, Lucia Azzi and Tony Herron, and trainee associate Joe Payne; Banking & Finance associates Alex Eagle, Natalie Hellio, Xin Gao and Rebecca Lee; Competition partner Jenine Hulsmann, counsel Neil Rigby and associate Nicholas Barnabo; Technology and IP Transactions partner Barry Fishley and associate Claudia Sousa; Tax partner Oliver Walker and associate Eithne Bloice-Sanders; Real Estate associate Victoria Lloyd; and Employment associate Edward Dickinson. The German team included Ansgar Wimber in addition to Heiner Drueke, Felix Ganzer and Fabian Kraupe.
Weil is working in close partnership with Bain Capital’s Italian counsel Legance whose team is led by Andrea Botti and Filippo Benintendi.