Guild Esports plc’s Investment Agreement With David Beckham

Fladgate advised Guild Esports plc on an investment agreement with David Beckham.

Guild, a new global esports business, is launching a player academy and developing an ambitious talent pipeline in the UK which will nurture players to compete professionally with competitive teams in FIFA, Rocket League and Fortnite.

The esports market is booming with an estimated 495 million fans and a global valuation of $1.1billion. High growth is expected to continue over the next three years, with industry experts anticipating a sharp increase of fans and market value of 646 million and $1.56 billion respectively.

Fladgate partner and Head of Corporate, David Robinson (Picture), led on the deal.

Involved fees earner: David Baverstock – Fladgate LLP; David Robinson – Fladgate LLP; Alan Wetterhahn – Fladgate LLP;

Law Firms: Fladgate LLP;

Clients: Guild Esports plc;