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TLA US Rebrands as GSE Worldwide Following Acquisition by Gatemore Capital
Monday 11 February 2019

11 February 2019 - New York, US-based investment firm Gatemore Capital Management has acquired New York-based athlete representation and sports marketing agency TLA Worldwide's US business, rebranding it to GSE Worldwide, the company said.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
GSE will continue to operate as a full-service talent agency and sports management and marketing practice, representing professional athletes, coaches and personalities, consulting with brands, and managing and executing world-class sporting events and activations.
Through the acquisition and relaunch, Gatemore has privatised the company and recapitalised it to operate debt free.
The rebranded GSE will offer a platform to make significant investments to aggressively expand the new company's roster of agents and clients, as well as explore additional acquisitions ultimately establishing a world-class talent management and sports marketing company.
Following Gatemore Capital Management's acquisition of TLA Worldwide's US business, GSE Worldwide is a leading athlete representation and sports management and marketing business with a full-service offering to baseball, broadcasting, coaching, endorsement, golf and tennis talent, as well as media and entertainment personalities and brand consulting, activation and management.
GSE has a roster of 300 clients is headquartered in New York and operates across the Americas.
Gatemore Capital Management is an independent multi-asset investment firm. Gatemore has over USD 1.0bn of assets under management and a team of 13 across offices in London and Paris.
Date Published: 11/02/2019
Target: TLA Worldwide´s US business
Country: USA
Sector: Advertising/PR
Type: LBO
Status: Closed
Vendor: TLA Worldwide
Buyer: Gatemore Capital Management
Business rebranded as GSE Worldwide