ark Locke, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Genius Sports said: “As Genius Sports enters an exciting new chapter in its history, we are uniquely positioned at the heart of the world’s sports, betting and media ecosystem. Our merger with dMY II and listing on the NYSE are a testament to the enormous opportunity ahead of us as we leverage our unique scale, drive innovation and deliver products that help our partners create new and immersive experiences for sports fans around the world.”
Furthermore, Niccolo de Masi, Chief Executive Officer of dMY Technology Group commented: “With its proprietary technology, unparalleled access to data and growing network of partnerships, GSG is powering the global sports, betting and media ecosystem. What’s more, the company benefits from a strong competitive moat and clear, promising growth opportunities that should drive compelling value for shareholders over the long-term.”
The Board of Directors will initially consist of eight members, including Mark Locke; Chairman David Levy; dMY II’s Chairman Harry You and CEO Niccolo de Masi; Apax Partners’ Albert Costa Centena, Gabriele Cipparrone and Roxana Mirica; and Oakvale Capital’s Daniel Burns.
GSG is a provider of sports data and technology company that provides data on over 240,000 events each year and is the official provider for over 150,000 of these events. It also provides digital marketing and engagement for the world of sport. The company maintains long-term partnerships with over 400 sports organizations globally, including the NFL, NBA, NCAA, FIBA, FIFA, EPL and NASCAR.