Repucom announce intention to acquire actori sports

Repucom, the global leaders in sports and entertainment data and intelligence has today announced its intention to acquire one of the leading German sports consulting agencies, actori sports.

This latest inclusion builds upon Repucom’s ability to deliver best in class consulting solutions grounded in research. Today, actori sports stands as one of the most well-known German consulting firms in sports having served clients for over 10 years across a wide range of industries.

Based in Cologne, actori sports will continue to be led by current Managing Director, Dr. Fabian Hedderich, who will in turn report into Repucom Germany’s Co-Managing Director, Dr. Jan Lehmann. Founder of actori sport, Dr. Stefan Mohr will continue to support the team, joining the advisory board of what will be a consolidated consulting division.

Paul Smith, Founder and CEO, Repucom, said:

“Stefan Mohr and Fabian Hedderich have built a talented team of professionals servicing a variety of top line clients. We welcome their joining Repucom. The German market remains central to our global ambitions and this demonstrates our ambition to continue to grow in the region whilst delivering an expanded capacity in consulting solutions. Bringing actori’s knowledge and experience to Repucom acts as an important milestone in our future, not just here in Germany, but across Europe and around the world.”

Dr. Jan Lehmann, Co-Managing Director of Repucom Germany, said:

“We’re delighted with this announcement and the opportunity to further strengthen Repucom’s offer and position as the leading sports and entertainment consulting company here in Germany. This move presents an important strategic step for our business and having actori sports working alongside our current consultants means that we will be able to deliver a greater array of consulting capabilities to clients across the German speaking region.”

Dr. Stefan Mohr, founder of actori sports, said:

“This announcement underlines how far we at actori sports have come over the last 10 years and becoming part of Repucom’s wider sports and entertainment offer is incredibly exciting. Our team in Cologne is looking forward to forming a “sports powerhouse” together with our new Repucom colleagues. Strategic advice built on the biggest data base in sports will offer clients unrivalled expertise.”

Since being founded in 2005, actori sports has quickly built up a strong reputation as a leader in strategic advice to organisations within the sports industry with a client portfolio that includes renowned clubs, federations, associations and brands. The management consultancy develops entrepreneurial and pragmatic solutions for clients’ challenges and supports business partners in developing concepts for strategic realignments, marketing and sales optimization, CSR campaigns and sponsorship activities.

actori sports is supported by the renowned German consultant, a.o. Prof. Dr. Roland Berger (Chairman, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants).

Disclaimer: The agreement between Repucom and actori remains subject to the fulfilment of certain conditions