BRANDL TALOS advised Sportradar on 10-year global partnership with NHL

Press release • Corporate Law & Transactions from Roman Rericha, Markus Arzt, Adrian Zuschmann

Sportradar, a leading global provider of sports betting and sports entertainment products and services announced a 10-year global partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL).

Sportradar is designated to become the Official Betting Data Rights, Official Betting Streaming Rights and Official Media Data Rights Partner of the NHL, as well as an Official Integrity Partner of the NHL. With a strong emphasis on fan engagement, Sportradar and the NHL will work together to expand the reach of the league by leveraging Sportradar’s diverse and versatile technology solutions.

BRANDL TALOS advised its long-term client Sportradar as lead counsel in the course of the negotiation of this landmark deal. The transaction team consisted of the partners Roman Rericha and Markus Arzt as well as associate Adrian Zuschmann.

» This landmark transaction for Sportradar again shows our client's continued trust in our expertise in the betting and entertainment sector. We are very excited to see this strong partnership contributing to Sportradar's leadership position within the North American market. «
Roman Rericha

NKF acted as Swiss counsel for Sportradar. NHL was advised by Covington & Burling LLP and Lenz & Staehelin.

The team
Roman Rericha
Partner / Fund Formation, Venture Capital & Start Ups, Corporate Law & Transactions
Roman represents clients in complex cross-border M&A and private equity transactions. Austrian and international venture capital funds regularly turn to him for assisting with investments in Austria. His expert advice also guides start-ups through large-scale financing rounds.

University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Mag. iur. 2005),
Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics, (Mag. rer.soc.oec. 2007)
Markus Arzt
Attorney at Law / Fund Formation, Capital Markets, Venture Capital & Start Ups, Corporate Law & Transactions
In recent years, Markus has spearheaded various large international transactions and is a respected venture capital and private equity expert.

University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Mag. iur. 2012)
Adrian Zuschmann
Attorney at Law / Corporate Law & Transactions, Venture Capital & Start Ups, Fund Formation
Adrian advises and represents Austrian and international institutional and strategic investors, founders and (start-up) companies in the context of financing rounds, M&A, investments in portfolio companies and exit transactions.

A second focus is advising Austrian fund initiatives on the formation and structuring of funds as well as in connection with their ongoing operational matters.

Queen Mary University of London (MSc Law & Finance 2020)
University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Magister iuris 2015)