July 26, 2016 12:10 AM ET


Company Overview of Perform Group plc.

Company Overview

Perform Group plc, a digital media company, commercializes multimedia sports content through Internet-enabled digital platforms. The company packages and distributes digital sports content through OMNISPORT, a platform that provides sports news services; collects, packages, analyses, and distributes live data; Watch&Bet, a live video to a group of online sportsbooks; Watch&Trade, which delivers live video to sportsbook traders; and RunningBall, a real-time sports data service. Its advertising platform provides Goal.com, a multi-lingual football Website, which offers football news, live scores, interviews, and community forums; ePlayer, a video on demand sports platform; Sporting News product...

Sussex House

Plane Tree Crescent

Feltham,  TW13 7HE

United Kingdom

Founded in 2007

1,345 Employees


44 20 3372 0600


44 20 8917 0803

Key Executives for Perform Group plc.

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 41
Co-Founder and Non-Executive Director
Age: 40
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
Age: 46
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Executive Officer of Perform OTT
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Perform Group plc. Key Developments

Myriad Group Expands Partnership with Perform Group

Myriad Group AG has announced an expansion of the partnership with Perform Group, a digital sports content and media group, launching seven new channels within Versy, Myriad's platform for content discovery and conversation. These new US sports channels provide users with real-time content and enable Perform Group to cultivate communities of passionate fans across a number of sports genres including soccer, basketball and hockey. New channels launched this week are NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, Nascar, College Soccer and Basketball, further broadening the sports portfolio within Versy. The extended relationship follows the successful launch of Perform Media's Goal.com football channels on Versy. Since their launch in March 2015, the Goal.com channels have grown an audience of over 370,000 followers, providing users with the ability to discover, share and chat about the latest football content.

National Basketball Association and Perform Group Expand NBA Media Rights Portfolio

National Basketball Association, Inc. or NBA and Perform Group, a digital sports content and media company, have announced a multi-year expansion to their NBA media rights portfolio in Germany, which will include Austria and Switzerland. The new partnership will include more than 250 live NBA games per season with content licensed primarily for broadcast across Perform's recently announced OTT service, which will launch in 2016. During the 2015-16 season, games will be available on Sport1 US and Telekom Basketball. Additionally, a free weekly game will continue to be streamed live for fans across Germany, Austria and Switzerland on NBA.com/Germany, the league's official website, hosted on the leading German language sports portal SPOX.com.

Perform Appoints John Gleasure as a Group's Board of Directors

Perform appointed John Gleasure to the group's board of directors. John, who founded the company with Oliver Slipper and Simon Denyer back in 2007, has been a significant shareholder and executive in the company since its formation. More recently, he has moved across to dedicate his time to the Group's impending OTT launch, where he is joined by James Rushton (former MD, APAC), Warren Palk (former MD, Northern Europe and MENA), Ben Lavender and Ashley Wirasinha (former VP Marketing - Europe, Netflix).

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