BRANDL TALOS advised Sportradar on its NASDAQ-IPO

Press release • Capital Markets from Thomas Talos, Roman Rericha, Nicholas Aquilina, Stephan Strass

2021 has been an extremely busy year for our long-standing client Sportradar, a leading global provider of sports betting and sports entertainment products and services. Following the acquisitions of Synergy Sports, Fresh Eight and Interact Sport and the conclusion of a long-term deal with the NHL, on all of which BRANDL TALOS advised, Sportradar has now successfully listed its shares on NASDAQ at a valuation of approx. USD 8billion.

BRANDL TALOS is proud to again be part of the adviser team alongside Latham & Watkins and Niederer Kraft Frey. The BRANDL TALOS-Team was led by Thomas Talos, Roman Rericha, Nicholas Aquilina and Stephan Strass.

» Huge congrats to Carsten Koerl and his team to this major milestone. It is amazing to be part of the adviser team and this incredible journey. We look forward to supporting Sportradar in its next chapter as a publicly listed company. «
Thomas Talos
The team
Thomas Talos
Partner / Capital Markets, Corporate Law & Transactions, Gaming & Entertainment
Thomas founded the firm in 2000 together with Ernst Brandl. He is co-publisher of the commentary on the EU Merger Act and (co-)author of numerous publications.

University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Mag. iur. 1991, Dr. iur. 1994)
University of Virginia, School of Law (LL.M. 1994)
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)
Nicholas Aquilina
Partner / Legal Tech, Regulatory, Gaming & Entertainment, Compliance & Internal Investigations
Nicholas advises international gaming, betting and entertainment companies on regulatory, licensing, compliance, commercial and transactional matters.

He is an expert in international gambling law, including aspects of EU law, social gaming, e-sports and fantasy sports. Nicholas regularly represents clients in regulatory and licensing matters before national regulators, at European associations and before EU institutions. He has (co-) authored several publications and is excited to be driving the LegalTech initiative at BT.
Stephan Strass
Partner / Venture Capital & Start Ups, Corporate Law & Transactions, BioTech & Lifescience
Stephan advises innovative start-ups, institutional and strategic investors and other companies on acquisitions, financing rounds, joint ventures and exit transactions with a focus on highly regulated industries such as life sciences, biotech and leisure & entertainment. He further specializes in commercial transactions in the life science and biotech sector, including university spin-offs, strategic collaborations, patent and technology license agreements and IP purchase transactions.

He has co-authored commentaries on the EU Merger Act and the Investment Fund Act, and is the author of many academic publications.

University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Mag. iur. 2015)
Harvard Law School, Master of Laws (LL.M. 2019)