GLOBAL SOCCER VENTURES LLC ACQUIRES THE ASSETS OF SOCCEREX LTD. AND PLANS MIAMI RELOCATION
July 01, 2022 – MIAMI, Florida – Global Soccer Ventures LLC, portfolio company of Miami-based private equity firm, DaGrosa Capital Partners LLC (“DCP”), is pleased to announce it has acquired substantially all of the assets of London-based Soccerex Ltd, the world’s largest organizer of soccer business conferences. The company plans to relaunch the Soccerex brand from its new headquarters in Miami, Florida in order to have a more hands-on approach and help accelerate the growth of the company at a local, national and international level. The terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.
As a result of this transaction, Global Soccer Ventures LLC plans to focus on rebuilding Soccerex’s operations and accelerating Soccerex’s presence in the United States, starting with Miami which was recently selected as one of the host cities in the U.S. for the World Cup in 2026. The company will continue organizing its annual conferences and looks forward to announcing those details soon. In addition, the company intends to further develop its media capabilities.
“The Soccerex brand has always served as a uniting force for the global football community. We intend to build on the company’s great reputation in order to drive the business to be better and more impactful than ever before,” says Joseph DaGrosa, Jr. Chairman of Global Soccer Ventures, LLC.
Joining the board of the new Soccerex will be renowned industry leaders including Lino DiCuollo, of LMI Advisory Services, LLC who is advising several football teams and new ownership group of prospective USL team, and Rafael de los Santos, who for the past 10 years has been deeply involved into the football industry. In 2019, Rafael joined FC Girondins de Bordeaux as the Chief Revenue Officer and also served as the Chief Digital Officer for Real Madrid, C.F. Additionally, Pialy Aditya, entrepreneur and investor of multi-billion-dollar public corporations and startups, and Brigitte Loureiro, event consultant, strategist and producer, will also be joining the new Soccerex board.
ABOUT GLOBAL SOCCER VENTURES LLC
Global Soccer Ventures LLC is a portfolio company of Miami-based private equity firm, DaGrosa Capital Partners LLC (“DCP”). Founded by Joseph DaGrosa, Jr. DCP is comprised of experienced private equity professionals who have extensive expertise in the acquisition and management of companies across multiple industries. Global Soccer Ventures LLC is focused on making control and influential minority investments in sports-related assets located throughout the United States and Western Europe. For more information, please visit www.dagrosacp.com
Lucia Gonzalez | LCG Public Relations