MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Supporting its rise as the most comprehensive and diverse motorsports
and automotive digital media and technology company in the world, Motorsport
Network today announced that it
has acquired Amalgam
Under terms of the transaction agreement, the company, which is
headquartered in Bristol, UK, will be renamed The Amalgam Collection Ltd.
Amalgam will leverage Motorsport Network’s multinational and multimedia
presence, including sales and marketing operations in 21 regions and 14
native languages around the world.
Amalgam, a privately held company, was established in 1985 and is
currently owned by its founder, Sandy Copeman. The company has long-term
licensing agreements with nearly every Formula 1 team and sponsor, along
with premier manufacturers like Ferrari, Mercedes AMG, Bugatti, Aston
Martin, Lamborghini, and more.
Copeman will lead all day-to-day operations of the new company.
“Amalgam and Motorsport.com share a strategic vision through our
business relationships with teams and sponsors in Formula 1 and most
every major race series,” said Zak Brown, non-executive chairman, Motorsport.com.
“Through this acquisition, we continue our mission and commitment in
housing the most comprehensive automotive and motorsports content in the
Home to the world’s finest hand-crafted automotive and motorsports
collections, Amalgam’s exclusive technologies, engineering, and
precision make it the revered choice with the finest marques in motoring
and motor racing.
“Motorsport Network is the recognized market leader in automotive and
motorsports digital media and have a remarkable team developing and
deploying cutting-edge technology to drive their businesses,” said
“As a design and technology company ourselves, we hope to leverage our
long-standing business relationships with one of the world’s most
recognized automotive and motorsports brands making this opportunity
with Motorsport Network a logical partnership.”
The new AmalgamCollection.com
platform site will be launched in July 2016.
About Motorsport Network
Motorsport Network is a leading multinational, multimedia, and
technology company with focus on digital assets in automotive,
motorsports, data and statistics, e-commerce and digital broadcast
Amalgam Collection of England is recognized worldwide as makers
of the finest hand-made large-scale models. Their work is unique in its
attention to detail together with a focus on creating models that truly
capture the style and spirit of each car. Amalgam has dedicated their
energy and passion to achieving a level of accuracy, precision and
excellence that raises the finished replica far above anything
Scott Sebastian: M +1-312-519-5040
President of Public Relations and Marketing
Sandy Copeman: +44 (0)117 952 7646
Director and Founder