Manchester City streaming partner bought by founder after insolvency

The founding father of a sports activities streaming service whose clients embrace Manchester City Football Club, the Premier League champions, has regained management of it days after the agency collapsed into administration.

Sky News understands that Andy Meikle, who based Recast Sports in 2018, has engineered its buy from Interpath Advisory, which was appointed to deal with the corporate’s insolvency final month.

The phrases of the transaction have been unclear on Wednesday.

Mr Meikle has secured the deal via an organization known as Content Technology Partners.

Recast, which was primarily based in Edinburgh, collapsed after the failure of funding talks.

Most of its employees have been made redundant, however a handful are mentioned to have transferred over to the brand new proprietor.

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It operated a subscription-free dwell and on-demand platform which charged sports activities followers to look at particular content material.

In addition to Manchester City, Recast partnered with Internazionale, the Italian Serie A membership.

Alistair McAlinden, head of Interpath Advisory in Scotland and joint administrator, mentioned: “We are pleased to have concluded this transaction which safeguards the future of Recast Sports Limited.

“We want the workforce all the easiest for the longer term.”