football agencies USM and ISMG merge together

15 Oct 2021

By: Sport Industry Group

UK football agency Unique Sports Management (USM) has announced that it will merge with German football agency International Sports Management (ISMG).

Under this new merger they will come together and be known as 'Unique Sports Group'. The new brand is the joint vision of two of the largest independent football management agencies across Europe’s two most dominant football markets, the Premier League and Bundesliga.

Operating from five offices: London, Munich, Manchester, Karlsruhe and Curitiba, Unique Sports Group will represent an exclusive roster of more than 300 players, including English Premier League stars such as Reece James, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, and Callum Wilson. 

Will Salthouse, joint CEO Unique Sports Group, said:

“We are delighted to welcome ISMG to the Unique family and believe this joint vision will allow us to maximise our European network at a time when interest in UK based players from across the continent continues to grow. 

“This alliance allows us to cement our place as the leading agency across the UK and German market.”

Gordon Stipic-Wipfler, joint CEO Unique Sports Group, added: 

We are thrilled to expand our exclusive network and management services with Unique Sports Group.

“With this partnership we are establishing our leading role in professional football.”

Unique Sports Group has a combined client market value of over £670m.

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