BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.: Endeavor Group Holdings, Inc. and World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) Monday announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to form a new, publicly listed company consisting of two complementary, global sports and entertainment brands: UFC and WWE. 

Upon close, Endeavor will hold a 51% controlling interest in the new company and existing WWE shareholders will hold a 49% interest in the new company.

Feb 06, 2023 21:02
NEW YORK: Global sports and entertainment company Endeavor Monday announced it has appointed Maura McGreevy as chief communications officer.  McGreevy has served as the head of communications for Endeavor subsidiaries IMG and 160/90, a global cultural marketing agency, since 2014. 
Sep 16, 2022 14:09
NEW YORK: Endeavor, a global sports and entertainment company, announced Thursday Robbie Henchman has been promoted to president, Global Partnerships - IMG Events, IMG Media and On Location.
May 11, 2022 05:05
LONDON: The Rugby Football League (RFL) and Super League Europe Tuesday announced a 12-year strategic partnership with IMG, a global leader in sports, events, media and fashion owned by Endeavor, to reimagine Rugby League and its competitions in the UK. The agreement follows the recent decision for the RFL and Super League to realign and form a new joint venture company.
Mar 26, 2022 06:03
BEVERLY HILLS, CA: Global sports and entertainment company Endeavor Friday announced the appointment of Romola Ratnam as SVP, head of Impact and Inclusion. In this role, Ratnam will oversee all of Endeavor’s corporate social responsibility efforts, including diversity, equity, inclusion and social impact globally, based out of Los Angeles. 
Dec 06, 2021 19:12
LONDON: Endeavor-owned IMG, the global sports and entertainment media giant, Monday announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Super Slam Ltd and its affiliates to acquire the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament and the Acciona Open de España golf tournament.  The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2022, subject to ATP / WTA and regulatory approvals.
Sep 29, 2021 05:09
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.: Endeavor Group Holdings, Inc., a global sports and entertainment company, has entered into an agreement to acquire OpenBet, a leading content, platform and service provider to the sports betting industry, from Scientific Games Corporation for $1.2 billion paid through a combination of cash ($1 billion) and Endeavor’s Class A common stock ($200 million).
Jun 30, 2021 16:06
SHANGHAI: Endeavor China Wednesday announced the appointment of media and entertainment executive Sum Huang as CEO. 
Apr 01, 2021 16:04
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.: Endeavor Group Holdings Inc, a global entertainment, sports and content company that owns talent agency WME, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), and IMG, announced Wednesday that it has filed a registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to its proposed initial public offering.
Jul 21, 2020 17:07
LAUSANNE: World Table Tennis (WTT), the new commercial arm of the International Table Tennis Federation, has announced four top-level professional partners, to "help elevate table tennis to the global sports elite". After the recent unveiling of WTT’s strategic partnership with IMG, WTT has entered into collaborations with the following partners:
May 07, 2020 18:05
NEW YORK: Hollywood talent agency and entertainment giant Endeavor has agreed to sell its minority stake in Epic Games as part of the North Carolina-based company's latest fundraising round, which is expected to come at a valuation of more than $15 billion, according to Bloomberg and The Hollywood Reporter.