Causeway Media Partners has made an investment in Charlotte, North Carolina-based QuintEvents, a provider of travel/experience/hospitality packages. No financial terms were disclosed.
BOSTON, Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — QuintEvents announced today it has received funding to accelerate growth in its domestic and international business units. Boston-based Causeway Media Partners brings substantial financial and strategic resources to QuintEvents, which is significantly expanding it sports and lifestyle experience portfolio of properties.
“We have been searching for the right partners who share our strategic vision, and we have found that in Wyc Grousbeck, Mark Wan, Bob Higgins and the team at Causeway Media Partners. In addition to the significant financial backing required to accelerate QuintEvents’ growth, they bring strategic relationships that can assist with our continued expansion,” said QuintEvents CEO, Brian Learst.
In 2017, QuintEvents signed exclusive, long-term agreements with Formula 1, The Open Championship and Fashion Week to develop exclusive travel and experiential programs to enhance the guest experience at these prestigious events. Its new partnership with Formula 1, F1 Experiences (www.F1Experiences.com), includes behind the scenes access that guests cannot get anywhere else for all of the Formula 1 races globally.
“We continue to look for sports, entertainment, and lifestyle properties that want to improve their guests’ experience. We excel in working directly with the rights holders to develop, market and sell private-labeled programs that enhance the customer experience and provide significant new revenue opportunities,” Learst added.
QuintEvents is the industry-leading provider of travel/experience/hospitality packages in partnership with many of the world’s most prominent sports and entertainment events. Based in Charlotte, NC, QuintEvents’ innovative programs enable those properties to expand fan experiences and corporate client entertainment opportunities in a way that reflects the quality and prestige of those brands.
QuintEvents has a portfolio of 17 official property partnerships servicing over 80 events including Formula 1, Kentucky Derby, Super Bowl, UFC, New York Fashion Week, The Open Championship, College Football Playoff, The Pro Football Hall of Fame, Breeders’ Cup, Belmont Stakes, Barrett-Jackson, MotoGP, Presidents Cup and The Players Championship. Additional information can be found at www.quintevents.com.
About Causeway Media Partners
Founded in 2013, Causeway Media Partners is an investment fund focused on sports media, technology, entertainment and related companies. Targeting growth equity and venture capital-stage organizations, Causeway is committed to forging long-term partnerships and supporting management teams in their growth years. With more than 60 years of collective, successful investing in finance, healthcare, sports, media and beyond, the Causeway team offers an uncommonly diverse perspective on business as well as access to a unique network of connections. Causeway is led by: Wyc Grousbeck, former general partner at Highland Capital Partners and owner/CEO of the Boston Celtics; Mark Wan, co-founder of Three Arch Partners and owner in the Celtics and the San Francisco 49ers; and Bob Higgins, co-founder of Highland Capital Partners.