Q Financial Services, based in Shropshire, has invested in a sports data management company co-founded by a former Cardiff City manager.
The Wellington and Shrewsbury-based company has acquired a 10% stake in Global Sports Data and Technology Group, which specializes in sports data governance and management.
Global Sports Data and Technology Group was co-founded by former Cardiff City Director Russell Slade and data specialist Jason Dunlop.
Stuart Mackintosh, Director of Q, said: “Our consortium of Q Financial Services is delighted to support Global Sports with this investment.
“We see this as an important investment to support professional athletes in the management of their data rights. Many of our clients are professional athletes.
“This is a clear opportunity to support Global Sports with financial services, trade finance and financial planning. We are delighted to be working with Jason and Russell on this leading global sports project. “
Slade added, “We are very happy to have secured this major investment. It will enable Global Sports to provide and develop services to professional athletes to support their data rights.
“Global Sports’ first project – Project Red Card – is at a critical stage and this investment will help the company deliver its services to its customers.
“The additional network, skills and services that this investment brings from the Q Financial Services team will improve our services to our 1,400+ clients. We look forward to working with the Q team. ”
Advisors who worked on the transaction were not disclosed.