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Provides sports data, technology, and content to broadcasters and sports media networks.
STATS, LLC is a leading provider of sports data, technology, and content. The Company offers real-time sports data storage and delivery, proprietary analytics tools, and robust historical databases with content dating back to 1876. STATS collects data on 250+ sports leagues and is an official data partner of the NBA, NFL, and MLB. The Company serves over 600 customers, including broadcasters and sports media networks, professional and collegiate sports leagues and teams, large tech companies, and global sponsor brands.
STATS is headquartered in Chicago, IL with operations across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
Vista Equity Partners Fund IV completed a buyout of the STATS business from Fox and the Associated Press in June 2014.
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 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 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 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 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 acquired Bloomberg Sports in September 2014.