SportPursuit’s Merger With Private Sport Shop

In UK Stephenson Harwood, advised on the matter.

Stephenson Harwood advised bd-capital with a team including Marta Garcia (Competition Law), Malcolm MacDougall (Picture – Corporate M&A).

Bridgepoint Development Capital merged their respective portfolio companies, SportPursuit and Private Sport Shop, to form Sportscape Group.

Founded in 2019, bd-capital is a pan-European mid-market private equity firm that invests in the healthcare, services and consumer sectors. This merger establishes a partnership between the two operational companies and investors, and will create one of Europe’s leading online eCommerce platforms and communities focused on sports and outdoor enthusiasts.

The Stephenson Harwood team was led by private equity partner Malcolm MacDougall (Picture), who was supported by senior associate Chris Manning and associate Alex Stevens. Further assistance was provided by competition partner Marta Garcia and associate Will Spens.

Involved fees earner: Marta Garcia – Stephenson Harwood; Malcolm MacDougall – Stephenson Harwood; Chris Manning – Stephenson Harwood; Will Spens – Stephenson Harwood;

Law Firms: Stephenson Harwood;

Clients: bd-capital;

Author: Giulia Di Palma