Sports Business

Platinum Sports & Entertainment Management And MAC Sports & Entertainment Merge

Yesterday, Platinum Sports & Entertainment Management, LLC and MAC Sports & Entertainment announced an agreement to merge their respective companies.  The merger creates the largest baseball agency in the State of Missouri and significantly expands the St. Louis based agencies’ reach in the professional baseball representation industry.  The combined agencies will continue to operate under the name Platinum Sports & Entertainment Management, LLC.

Platinum founder and President Nick Brockmeyer remarked, “I am very excited to be working with Scott Cassanover and MAC Sports & Entertainment, and to be able to tap into their vast experience and knowledge of the sports marketing and representation industries.  The merger of our companies will add crucial services to our current client base, and will help us in recruitment efforts for future clients.”

Combined, the two companies currently represent/advise over forty baseball clients.  Platinum’s corporate offices are located in St. Charles, MO.

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.