Aser is a global investment company, focused on the media and sports sectors.
Aser brings together financial capital with a world-class team of executives in the sports and media sectors to create equity value for our portfolio companies.
We combine an unrivalled global network and key insights about new opportunities with an outstanding management team that is closely involved in the operational management of its ventures.
With this global network and its existing presence in multiple territories Aser specialises in the rapid growth and internationalisation of its portfolio companies.
We operate as an investor and incubator providing start-ups and established businesses in the media sector with financial capital, international strategic and commercial expertise, as well as world class leadership.
We also invest in and work with businesses and organisations across the sports landscape from leagues & federations, to clubs and tech businesses.
Andrea is a leading entrepreneur who has been at the forefront of the global sports media industry throughout his career.He is Co-Founder and Vice-President of global media rights agency MP & Silva, Co-Owner of Leeds United Football Club, Chairman and Founder of global sports network Eleven Sports, President of Baofeng Sports International and Chairman and Founder of Play For Change foundation.
Marc previously served as CEO of BT TV where he devised, launched and helped establish BT Sport – one of the most successful and disruptive channel launches in the history of the UK market.Prior to BT, Marc was shareholder and director at the TV strategy and sports rights consultancy Reel Enterprises – longstanding advisers to the Premier League.
Andre is a former investment banker at Merrill Lynch with significant deal experience in the TMT sector.Andre has extensive sports media and entertainment experience, previously working at WPP company, GroupM. He also played pivotal role in developing WPP’s Asian sports and entertainment business.
Andrea is an internationally educated lawyer with significant experience gained at first-class global law firms in Europe and Asia.Andrea specialises in mergers and acquisitions, corporate and commercial law and international contracts, with a focus on the TMT sector.
Sonja has considerable start-up experience and development expertise in driving new, change and growth strategies having led successful international projects in media, energy, telecom and sports sectors.Sonja’s media background includes Tennis Channel in Los Angeles, BBC World in New York and the 2010 Fifa World Cup in Cape Town, South Africa.
Edward was previously financial controller for Perform Group’s content distribution division covering operations in the sports rights, betting, media and data sectors.He qualified as a chartered accountant at Deloitte in 2011.
Between 2005 and 2012, Nick ran acquisitions and programming for ESPN STAR Sports in SE-Asia, before leaving in 2012 to launch and run Wasserman Media Group’s Asian business.In 2015 he set up Insight Media, an Asia focused sports media advisory business.
Formerly ESPN’s vice president of emerging technology, Anthony was responsible for ESPN’s production innovation since 1995, including the 1st and 10 line, 3D, virtual graphics and the EA Virtual Playbook.Anthony is a four-time Emmy Award winning Media Technology Executive and was included in Broadcasting & Cable’s 2012 Next Wave of Leaders
Fengze was previously Partner at DG Capital and Head of Italy at DealGlobe.He has long-standing expertise as a corporate advisor for Chinese companies on their international investments. He also advised European firms entering the Chinese market.