NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - March 31, 2014) - Stealth SME Holdings, the parent company of Stealth SME, LLC ("Stealth") announced that it has completed agreements to acquire a collection of sports management and media groups to create Stealth Sports, Stealth Media House, Stealth Entertainment, and Stealth Consultancy, all individual business units under the management of Stealth. Stealth offers comprehensive athlete representation, entertainment representation, marketing and media services, event management, sponsorship activation services, licensing, media distribution, media production, and consultative services.
The six groups included in the initial transaction are: Dutt Sports Services Incorporated, The Sloan Sports Group, LifeSports Management, Crimson Marketing Group, Envision Sports Agency, and CENERGY Marketing & Communications.
"We are thrilled to announce this formation and are proud of the partners that have joined our team," said Christopher Aden, a founder and principal of Stealth SME Holdings. "Stealth will employ a growth strategy based on: selective acquisitions across sports, media and entertainment; organic development; and cross-platform 360 offerings. Stealth prides itself on providing comprehensive, personal service to our clients, maintaining a boutique agency feel."
"Via Stealth Entertainment we will acquire partners with world class expertise in the management of performance artists," said Dorsey James, a founder and principal of Stealth SME Holdings. "We will also invest in and/or acquire live event properties and their ancillary businesses. Those businesses include but are not limited to, licensing and rights management properties. We believe this approach will allow us to participate in the entire live event ecosystem."
"Through Stealth Sports, we will strive on behalf of our clients, to capture and efficiently monetize the opportunities and meet the challenges evolving from the intersection of sports, entertainment, and new media," said William L. Strickland, the senior managing partner of Stealth Sports. "It will be an exciting time for all of us associated with Stealth."
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.
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