Agency TLA Worldwide Adds 76 Additional Baseball Players To Client Base
Baseball agency TLA Worldwide "added 76 professionals to its roster, giving the Aim-listed group the biggest client base in the sport and helping to increase revenues" 23%, according to Roger Blitz of FINANCIAL TIMES. TLA, which also represents golfers, basketball players, Olympic athletes and American football players, "made full-year pre-tax profits" of $6.8M, a 14% increase on '12. It now "represents 249 professional baseball players and 440 athletes in total." Revenues were $18.6M, which included 5% "organic growth and the first full year of contribution from Peter Greenberg & Associates, the Spanish-speaking agency it bought in 2012." The shares have risen 60% in the past 12 months (FT, 4/29).