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September 18, 2018
Breaking down the players, coaches and investors behind the Alliance of American Football.
September 7, 2018
Few VC-backed startups have weathered controversy like DraftKings. Now, with legalized sports gambling on the table in the US, the company is ready to thrive.
July 19, 2018
Gilde Buy Out Partners has agreed to acquire Caseking, a provider of tech products for e-sports and PC gaming, from Equistone Partners Europe. The company produced turnover of €239 million in the...
July 12, 2018
Paddy Power Betfair has closed its reported $158 million purchase of FanDuel, a daily fantasy sports company that had raised nearly $400 million in equity funding from the likes of KKR and Comcast...
June 12, 2018
DraftKings is looking to raise up to $200 million in new funding, per Axios. The daily fantasy sports company would put the cash toward its sports wagering business, which it’s building up in the...
May 24, 2018
Paddy Power Betfair has agreed to acquire FanDuel and combine the daily fantasy sports company with its US business. Paddy Power Betfair will contribute $612 million in assets and $158 million in...
May 16, 2018
Irish bookmaking business Paddy Power Betfair has confirmed that its discussing a possible purchase of FanDuel, with Axios reporting a proposed price range of between $600 million and $700 million.
May 14, 2018
The US Supreme Court's decision to allow states to legalize sports betting could provide a massive financial boost to fantasy sports companies.
March 9, 2018
Daily fantasy sports startup FanDuel is reportedly close to completing a reverse merger with Platinum Eagle Acquisition, a special purpose acquisition company run by veteran Hollywood executives...
November 21, 2017
FanDuel CEO and co-founder Nigel Eccles has left the company to pursue a new esports-related project. Matt King, who worked as the fantasy sports platform's CFO from 2014 to 2016, is the company's...
July 13, 2017
DraftKings and FanDuel have called off their merger, announced in November 2016, after the US Federal Trade Commission moved to block the deal late last month.
June 20, 2017
The Federal Trade Commission has moved to block the merger of daily fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel. The US regulator will jointly file a complaint with the attorneys general of...
March 16, 2017
You can’t get lucky if you don’t take a gamble. That’s perhaps the best explanation for the standout success of Shamrock Capital Growth Fund III.
November 1, 2016
The much-rumored potential merger of daily fantasy sports unicorns DraftKings and FanDuel has turned eyes toward the entertainment software industry, which has been home to $6.6 billion of venture...
September 8, 2016
Being the private market nerds that we are, a joke recently turned into a rather lively 15-minute dialogue on applying private equity practices to managing a fantasy football league.
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