Q&A: Genius Sports Group CEO on taking the company public

Mark Locke discusses “fantastic” SPACs and transforming a humble betting business into an NYSE-listed powerhouse

Genius Sports Group is set to begin a new chapter on the New York Stock Exchange following a $1.5bn (£1.1bn) SPAC merger with US-based investment firm dMY Technology Group II. The SPAC, headed up by Niccolo de Masi and Harry You, added the sports data giant to its US-facing online gambling portfolio after sewing up…

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