Genius Sports Completes $1.5 Billion Merger With dMY Technology Group

Genius Sports Group (GSG), the official data rights owner of the National Football League, has completed its merger with dMY Technology Group (dMY II) to a tune of $1.5 billion.

“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,” says Mark Locke, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Genius Sports. “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.”

Upon completion of the Business Combination, the combined company has changed its name to Genius Sports Limited. Beginning on April 21, Genius Sports’ ordinary shares and warrants will trade on the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) under the ticker symbols “GENI” and “GENI WS”, respectively. With over $145 million in cash and no financial debt on the balance sheet, Genius Sports is poised to continue to capitalize on the considerable growth expected in the global online sports betting market.

GSG is a leading provider of sports data and technology powering the sports, betting, and media ecosystem. Genius Sports acquires data from sports events around the world and supplies it to sports betting operators, providing them with secure, high-quality, mission-critical data and content that helps them better engage with and protect their customers. The Company is an innovator with a leading portfolio of rights to official data – the feed of live sports statistics that is sanctioned, and otherwise owned, by the relevant governing league. Genius Sports provides data on over 240,000 events each year – effectively every hour of every day – and is the official provider for over 150,000 of these events. The Company also provides digital marketing and engagement for the world of sport, empowering brands to activate fans across the globe with personalized, multi-channel content.

Genius Sports’ scale, access to official data, and innovative technology platform differentiate it within the industry. The Company maintains long-term partnerships with over 400 sports organizations globally, including the NFL, NBA, NCAA, FIBA, FIFA, EPL, and NASCAR. Its proprietary technology and data feeds are mission-critical to the success of its sportsbook partners.

“With its proprietary technology, unparalleled access to data and growing network of partnerships, GSG is powering the global sports, betting and media ecosystem,” says Niccolo de Masi, Chief Executive Officer of dMY Technology Group. “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.”

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