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Sports software, data, and content platform.
Stats Perform is a leading provider of data, sports research, news and video content, and artificial intelligence-powered solutions to sports media and broadcasters, technology companies, global brands, sportsbooks, teams and leagues, and fantasy sports providers. The Company powers storytelling through natural language generation for sports broadcasters and tech companies, unlocks player props and precise projections for sportsbooks, and generates predictions to improve team performance and player evaluation. Stats Perform collects more than 30 million unique data points and distributes them to more than 1,800 customers reaching over three billion sports fans a year.
Stats Perform was founded in 1981 and is based in Chicago, IL, with operations worldwide.
Vista Equity Partners completed a buyout of the STATS, LLC business from Fox and the Associated Press in June 2014 and subsequently merged STATS with Perform, a provider of B2B sports data, when Perform was acquired by STATS in July 2019 from DAZN Group.
TVTI Video Technologies (“TVTI”) is a producer of video analytics software and provider of video technology and engineering for baseball and ice hockey. The Company sells its solutions and services to MLB and NHL teams.
Stats Perform acquired TVTI in May 2015.
Amisco Prozone (“Prozone”) is a leading provider of sports performance data and analytics for athletic clubs, media organizations, and other customers worldwide. Prozone’s technology captures data from over 12,000 matches per year and Prozone maintains over 100,000 players in its database. Prozone has over 200 customers, including many of the world’s largest soccer clubs and multiple sports leagues.
Stats Perform acquired Prozone in May 2015.
Automated Insights is a provider of real-time content automation for sports-related and other news. The Company transforms raw data provided by third parties into narratives, such as articles, summaries, and headlines, in an automated fashion referred to as Natural Language Generation (“NLG”). Ai’s NLG solutions allow its customers to provide large quantities of content to users without arduous amounts of manual labor or writing requirements.
Stats Perform acquired Automated Insights in February 2015.
The Sports Network (“TSN”) provides real-time sports wire services that offer sports content such as news, stats, injury reports, instant scores, and weather. TSN covers major, secondary, and tertiary sports, and specializes in products around MLB, NBA, NHL, NFL, and College Football/Basketball. The Company has over 300 customers focused on media and broadcasting, and is the official source and distribution partner to the NHL.
Stats Perform acquired The Sports Network in February 2015.
Bloomberg Sports, a former division of Bloomberg, provides data and predictive analytics services for teams, broadcasters, and athletes. Bloomberg sports has also developed pre- and post-game commentary packs along with on-air graphics for broadcasters such as Sky Sports, Channel 4, Turner, and Fox.
Stats Perform acquired Bloomberg Sports in September 2014.