|By Marketwired .||
|March 31, 2014 09:15 AM EDT||
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - March 31, 2014) - Stealth SME, LLC ("Stealth") announced today that it has acquired Dutt Sports Services, Inc. (DSSI), The Sloan Sports Group, LifeSports Management, Crimson Marketing Group, and Envision Sports Agency. These agencies will join Stealth Sports, a division of Stealth. Stealth also acquired CENERGY Marketing & Communications, LLC, which will join Stealth Media House, the media and marketing division of Stealth. Stealth is an integrated consultancy, sports media and entertainment business, with senior level sports, marketing, sponsorship, and brand experience across those industries.
William L. Strickland, Esq. will lead the sports group serving as the Senior Managing Partner of Stealth Sports. Bill is well known and respected in the sports industry for his integrity, vision, and for being one of the most knowledgeable and respected negotiators in sports. He has been successfully representing professional athletes full-time as a business executive and attorney/agent for over 30 years; primarily in the NBA, the NFL, and for a limited time, in MLB, and was one of a very few agents registered and certified in all three (3) major sports at the same time. During his sports career, he has completed numerous legal and commercial transactions, and negotiated extensively throughout the NBA and NFL while consummating over $1.75 billion in gross compensation for his clients.
Tony Dutt (DSSI) will serve as a Managing Partner of Stealth Basketball. Todd Ramasar (LifeSports Management) will serve as a Managing Partner of Stealth Basketball. Allain Roy (Crimson Sports Group) will serve as a Managing Partner of Stealth Hockey. Alfred "Chip" Sloan (The Sloan Sports Group) will serve as a Managing Partner of Stealth Baseball and Stealth Football. Dwon Clifton (Envision Sports Group) will serve as a VP of Stealth Basketball.
The acquired sports management agencies, collectively, have over 100 years of experience and expertise throughout the NBA, NFL, MLB, and NHL, and have negotiated over $3 billion in gross compensation for their clients.
"We have pulled together reputable partners who are experienced in their respective sports at every level of athletic representation and management," said Strickland. "We will continue to selectively expand with additional partners who share our vision of building a company where we remain focused on providing quality client services rather than merely expanding the number of clients."
Stealth acquired brand activation agency CENERGY Marketing & Communications to join Stealth Media House. CENERGY's clients include AT&T, ESPN and Turner Sports. Stealth Media House is a full-service group of businesses providing sports and entertainment marketing, media content management, and digital activation across an integrated channel. CENERGY will serve as Stealth Media House's premier brand activation agency.
John Cimperman has been appointed as the Senior Managing Partner of Stealth Media House and will oversee the division. John brings over 25 years of sports marketing, media, and brand building experience to Stealth Media House. John's unique background includes working for professional sports franchises, cable operators, and sports networks. Most importantly, John brings a strong reputation for creativity and innovation in the sports marketing industry.
"Stealth provides an integrated platform to fully leverage the passion of sports and entertainment," said Cimperman. "Stealth Media House has a tool kit of best-in-class services including branding, social media strategy, content creation, event services, experiential marketing, and sponsorship activation."
Stealth will continue to acquire additional sports, entertainment, and media agencies that complement its current holdings.
About Stealth SME, LLC
Stealth is an integrated consultancy, sports, media, and entertainment business. The company provides management services to some of the finest sports athletes, musicians, producers, artists, songwriters, actors, and TV personalities in the sports, media, and entertainment industries. Services consist of management, image and brand development, tour and engagement management, licensing and rights management, philanthropy management, and marketing. Stealth SME aims to evolve the management business. Stealth is headquartered in New York City, with offices in St. Louis, Mo., Houston, Texas, East Aurora, N.Y and Los Angeles, Calif. To learn more, please visit www.StealthSME.com.
About Stealth Sports
Stealth Sports is a full service sports, sporting events, media, and broadcasting group providing comprehensive athlete representation and corporate services including contract negotiation, marketing, media relations, branding building and entrepreneurial opportunities.
About Stealth Media House
Stealth Media House is a full-service group of businesses providing sports and entertainment marketing, media content management and digital activation across an integrated channel.
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