Infront’s Acquisition Of Youthstream


Infront, a leading international sports marketing company based in Switzerland, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Youthstream.

Headquartered in Monaco, Youthstream manages, among others, the exclusive and global television, marketing and promotional rights of the FIM MXGP Motocross World Championship which is considered the world’s most renowned off-road motorsport event series in the world, taking place across twenty top race tracks in Europe, USA, Russia, Argentina and Asia, culminating in the prestigious Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations closing the season.

Headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, Infront has a team of more than 1000 staff working from 39 offices across more than 14 countries, delivering 4100 event days of top class sport around the world every year. The opening round of the 2019 MXGP World Championship is scheduled to take place at Neuquen in Argentina on 3 March.

Homburger is acting as lead counsel to Infront. The Homburger team is led by partner Dieter Gericke (Corporate | M&A, in picture) and includes partner Georg Rauber (IP | IT), lead associate Stefan Blunschi, associate Miriam Scherer (both Corporate | M&A), associate Richard Stäuber (Competition | Regulatory) as well as junior associate Luca Baltensperger (Corporate | M&A).

Involved fees earner: Luca Baltensperger – Homburger; Stefan Blunschi – Homburger; Dieter Gericke – Homburger; Georg Rauber – Homburger; Miriam Scherer – Homburger; Richard Stäuber – Homburger;

Law Firms: Homburger;

Clients: Infront;