BRANDL TALOS advises Sportradar on the acquisition of Vaix

Press release • Corporate Law & Transactions from Stephan Strass, Thomas Talos

BRANDL TALOS advised Sportradar Group (NASDAQ: SRAD), a leading global provider of sports data and content, on its acquisition of Vaix Group, a pioneer in developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions specifically designed for the iGaming industry headquartered in London. The transaction completed on 6 April 2022.

With Vaix’s innovative AI technology, iGaming operators gain a personalized view of their customers, which helps them provide a more targeted, player-friendly experience. Sportradar has already partnered with Vaix for the past two years and incorporated its technology into its Managed Trading Services (MTS) offering, a sophisticated trading, risk, live odds and liability management solution for betting operators.

The BRANDL TALOS deal team consisted of Stephan Strass, Thomas Talos and Céline Dobnikar.

Fladgate LLP (Howard Watt, Alex Haffner, Maddy McAra) advised on aspects of English law. The sell side was advised by Harbottle & Lewis LLP (Anthony Littner, Tom Macleod, Iona Jones).

The team
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)
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)