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DICK'S Sporting Goods

Piper Sandler served as exclusive financial advisor to DICK'S Sporting Goods on the sale of Affinity Sports and Blue Sombrero. In connection with the transaction, the companies have entered into a long-term strategic partnership for retail promotion, live event scoring and team management technologies. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Client Description

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, DICK’S Sporting Goods is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. As of May 1 2019, DICK’S operated more than 720 locations across the United States, serving and inspiring athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best.

Counterparty Description

With nearly 50 million users in 35 countries, Stack Sports is a global technology leader in SaaS platform offerings for the sports industry. The company provides an integrated three-tiered cloud-based technology platform that is easy to use and helps support national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations, parents, coaches, and athletes. Stack Sports is headquartered in Dallas, TX and is leading the industry one team at a time focusing on three key pillars – play, improve and engage.


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