Perform Group Acquires Specialist Software Provider Scout7
Seeking to bolster its "football data dynamics," sports media firm Perform Group acquired Scout7, a specialist software provider for professional football technologies "focusing on athlete scouting, performance and monitoring," according to Ted Menmuir of SBC NEWS. The financial details of the acquisition were not revealed. Scout7's assets will be integrated within Perform's content division which includes football data and insights provider OptaPro. Scout7 has a "prior relationship" with OptaPro, which serves as its lead data provider (SBC NEWS, 10/19).