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Sports data specialist Sportradar has acquired the shares and core business of sportsman media holding, the Munich-based sports media rights and marketing agency, in a bid to upgrade its audiovisual content portfolio.

London-listed technology investor FastForward Innovations has subscribed for a 29.4 per cent stake in virtual sports and casino developer Leap Gaming, including an option to increase the stake to more than 41 per cent within thirty days.

Performance marketing and lead generation specialist Catena Media has acquired online gaming affiliate AskGamblers.com for €15m, as it looks to consolidate its position as a leading affiliate marketer in the gambling industry.