Aser’s outstanding leadership team combines key strategic and commercial insights with deep-rooted digital, media and sports rights expertise.
Meet the team
He is Owner and Chairman of Leeds United Football Club, Chairman and Founder of global sports platform Eleven Sports, President of Baofeng Sports International and Chairman and Founder of the Play For Change Foundation. He also co-founded global media rights agency MP & Silva.
Founder & Chairman
Prior to joining Aser, Marco served as Head of TV Rights Acquisitions and Programming for TELE+, General Manager of IMG Italy, Sky Sport Channel Director at SKY ITALIA and TV Rights Director at Infront Italy.
Group Managing Director
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
Andrea specialises in mergers and acquisitions, corporate and commercial law and international contracts, with a focus on the TMT sector
Group General Counsel
Massimo also has significant expertise in sports having lead and executed successful M&A and capital markets transactions for MP&Silva, Formula 1, Dorna, Infront, and Perform amongst others.
Chief Investment Officer
Sonja’s media background includes Tennis Channel in Los Angeles, BBC World in New York and 2010 Fifa World Cup in South Africa.
Amongst others these have included the launch of Eleven Sports and its subsequent expansion, including acquisitions in the US and Italy, and the acquisition of Leeds United Football Club of the English Championship.
Prior to Aser Patrick was a TMT Investment Banker specialising in media and advised Deutsche Telekom on the £12.5bn sale of EE and advised BSkyB on its c.€10bn combined acquisition of Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia.
VP Investments & Strategy
Prior to his role at ELEVEN, Marc 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. At BT Sport, Marc successfully led negotiations to acquire rights to the English Premier League, UEFA Champions League, NBA, Bundesliga, Serie A, Ligue 1, FA Cup, Scottish Premier League, English and European rugby, Moto GP, and the UK business of ESPN.
Prior to BT, Marc was a shareholder and director at the TV strategy and sports rights consultancy Reel Enterprises who were longstanding advisers to the Premier League and others.
Between 2008 and 2013, Mr Magnoni served as Chairman of Nomura International plc’s Investment Banking division for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
He seats on the boards of Richemont (and on its audit committee), Immsi, Intek and Caruso. He is a partner in Compagnie financiere Rupert and he seats on the advisory committee of Trilantic Capital Partners (formerly Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking Fund).
He is the Chairman of M&M Capital Ltd, a London based Financial Advisory Boutique. He is involved in numerous charities among which Laureus, Peace Parks, Dynamo Camp, Res Publica, Un campo nel Cortile. He seats on the advisor committee of the Foundation controlling Bocconi University in Milan.
After 12 years at IMG, Tim was named as Co-CEO of Octagon in 2000 where he spent 6 years based in NY and London.
Since 2006 Tim has worked as an investor and entrepreneur in the new media, gaming, retail and hospitality sectors.