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WED 28.09.2022 | NOTA DE PRENSA

Globant and LaLiga reach an agreement to create a global technology company to reinvent the Sports and Entertainment Industry

The new joint venture will expand and accelerate the services and products currently offered by LaLiga Tech leveraging Globant’s focus on the latest technologies and trends to transform sport and entertainment experiences around the globe.

Nota de Prensa

WED 28.09.2022

Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a digitally native company focused on reinventing businesses through innovative technology solutions, and LaLiga, Spain’s top-flight football competition, announced today that they have reached an agreement to create a joint venture to establish a global technology company that will lead the reinvention of the sports and entertainment industry.

The partnership will leverage Globant’s track record in delivering business and industry transformation through technology and LaLiga’s unique expertise in developing leading global sports events while improving fans' experiences.

Globant and LaLiga will work on expanding the products and services of LaLiga Tech, a central part of LaLiga since 2014, to create a unique offering for organizations looking to engage a new generation of fans around the world. The digital ecosystem of LaLiga Tech consists of products such as its OTT platform, Fantasy gaming, App and Web design, Mediacoach, and Content Protection antipiracy tools, as well as consultancy services for data analysis and global fan engagement. The new partnership with Globant will accelerate the technology roadmap, product and services evolution, and geographical expansion of this offering by leveraging Web 3.0, Metaverse, and Gaming among many other rising technologies. 

“Globant’s vision is to reinvent industries and organizations while offering amazing experiences for end users. After working for two decades with some of the most beloved brands in the world, we are pleased to join forces with such an important organization as LaLiga and build a unique and truly global offering to support the digital transformation of key players in the sports and entertainment arena," said Martín Migoya, co-founder and CEO of Globant.

“LaLiga Tech was created to help sports and entertainment accelerate their digital transformation, and the surge in demand we have seen shows that this remains a core priority for the industry. Partnering with Globant will allow us to continue this growth at a global scale while creating the most immersive and valuable technologies for our clients. Globant's expertise in business transformation, combined with our long-standing experience of how to grow sports competitions through technology, creates a unique and exciting proposition for the market”, added Óscar Mayo, executive director of LaLiga.

Martin Migoya and Oscar Mayo will be delivering a keynote presentation at 6.05 pm CET today in World Football Summit (Seville, Spain). Watch it live in the link below:

  • Spanish channel, video and audio: https://youtu.be/QK-NcZkYQqs
  • English channel, only audio: https://webapp.olyusei.com/events/85694a7d-5b48-4738-9a60-7fa3bafa9387/categories/?code=wfs&pin=2022 (English channel, only audio)

Closing of this transaction is subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions.

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