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PROZONE & AMISCO join forces to advance sports performance analysis

Tue 21st Jun 2011 | IT & Technology

Amisco and Prozone, announce a strategic agreement to become a global industry leader in sports data and performance analytics.

Sport Universal Process (SUP), the owners of Amisco and Prozone Sports Ltd (Prozone), two leading specialists in providing performance analysis in sport, today announced a strategic agreement to become a global industry leader in sports data and performance analytics.

Commenting on the partnership, Thomas Schmider, President of Amisco said: “This significant strategic move is a further step to creating a true leader in the expanding market of sports statistics and performance analytics, with a global reach and strong development capacities.

“We are excited about the prospects of working together with the Prozone team to further improve our offering to current and future clients. Sport, and football in particular is truly a global industry, we believe that together, Amisco and Prozone can assist in delivering better performances on the pitch, while allowing for greater understanding and interaction for those off it.”

Antoine David, Amisco Founder said of the deal: “Data is increasingly at the heart of understanding the mechanics of professional sport, and over the past fifteen years Prozone and Amisco have developed innovative products to deliver the best in pre and post match analysis for our clients in sport and new media, and will continue to do so” 

SUP, through their Amisco brand will continue to provide performance analysis to its clients, including Chelsea FC, SC Lille, FC Bayern Munich, Inter Milan and Canal+.

Prozone will continue to provide performance analysis services to its extensive professional client base, including Manchester United FC, FC Barcelona, Liverpool FC, New York Red Bulls and Arsenal FC

Barry McNeill, Prozone Managing Director added: “The combination of Prozone and Amisco technology will enable us to cement our position as a global leader in sports data capture and performance analytics.

“This progressive partnership will also result in greater efficiencies and enhanced product and service offerings through our collective expertise.”

“Our business remains focused on ensuring our clients continue to receive the same high level of service provision which they have come to expect.

“We have identified some key areas of development, including how the combined data that Amisco and Prozone have gathered over the past decade can better be utilised by clients.

“In particular we believe the huge increase in performance information now available to our clients can have a positive impact upon the player recruitment process. With investment in talent and the need for clubs to be creating both revenue growth and sustainable profits, we believe products such as RECRUITER can help clubs make better informed decisions in the increasingly competitive transfer market.” added McNeill.





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