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Australian Analytics Company Catapult Acquires XOS Digital For $60M

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 13 / 16

Australian sports analytics company Catapult has purchased Boston-based XOS Digital in a $60M deal that expands upon a prior product partnership developed last year in which the two companies jointly sold a combined coaching solution. Catapult has additionally made a separate acquisition of Irish GP...

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