AXiomatic

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AXiomatic is an entertainment and sports management company. Investors for the group include businesspeople Peter Guber, Tony Robbins), sports Magic Johnson, Ted Leonsis, and technology Ted Case, Eric Lefkofsky.[1][2] The CEO is Bruce Stein, a former CEO and COO of Mattel Toys, Sony Interactive Entertainment and Kenner Products (Hasbro).[3] On September 27, 2016 aXiomatic announced that it had acquired controlling interest of eSports team Team Liquid.[4][5][6]

Other investors include Dodgers executives Lon Rosen and Tucker Kain, Warriors executives Rick Welts and Kirk Lacob, the Washington Nationals owners at Lerner Enterprises, Chicago Cubs president of business operations Crane Kenney and former NFL player Dhani Jones.[7]

It was announced that Victor Goossens and Steve Arhancet would continue their roles as co-CEOs of Team Liquid after the acquisition.[8]

References

  1. John Gaudiosi (2016-09-27). "aXiomatic CEO Details ESports Plans Beyond Team Liquid Acquisition". Alistdaily.com. http://www.alistdaily.com/strategy/axiomatic-ceo-details-esports-plans-beyond-team-liquid-acquisition/. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  2. Magic Johnson, Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images (2016-09-28). "Magic Johnson joins Warriors, Capitals co-owners in deal for Team Liquid - Article - TSN". Tsn.ca. http://www.tsn.ca/johnson-joins-warriors-capitals-co-owners-in-deal-for-team-liquid-1.575577. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  3. "Esports ownership group aXiomatic acquires controlling share of Team Liquid". The Esports Observer. 2016-09-27. http://esportsobserver.com/esports-ownership-group-axiomatic-acquires-team-liquid/. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  4. "Team Liquid sells controlling interest to Golden State Warriors co-owner". Espn.com. 2016-09-27. http://www.espn.com/esports/story/_/id/17651274/team-liquid-sells-controlling-interest-golden-state-warriors-co-owner. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  5. Lieberman, David (2016-09-27). "Team Liquid: Peter Guber & Ted Leonsis Lead Buying Group For Esports Franchise". Deadline. http://deadline.com/2016/09/peter-guber-ted-leonsis-lead-group-buy-control-esports-team-liquid-1201826800/. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  6. "L.A. Tech: Sports titans jump into competitive gaming with e-sports acquisition". LA Times. http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-la-tech-20161003-snap-htmlstory.html. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  7. Diamond Leung (2016-09-28). "Magic Johnson's ownership group buys e-sports franchise". SI.com. http://www.si.com/tech-media/2016/09/28/team-liquid-esports-franchise-magic-johnson-peter-gruber. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 
  8. Tech Insider (2016-09-27). "Warriors, Wizards co-owners and Magic Johnson buy eSports team". Business Insider. http://www.businessinsider.com/warriors-wizards-co-owners-and-magic-johnson-buy-esports-team-2016-9. Retrieved 2016-10-06. 

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