SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, February 12, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Sport Fishing Championship (“SFC”), parent company of the premier saltwater fishing championship circuit, received an undisclosed investment from Accipital via their Puerto Rico Growth Initiative. The SFC holds its annual saltwater fishing championship in August, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The investment will primarily be used to fund further technology partnerships as well as pursue broader media rights deals across a variety of tournament properties and distribution platforms.
“[SFC] represents a rare opportunity to create an international platform for a historically disparate sporting demographic,” said Corey Hawk, Director of Investments for Accipital. “The combination of technology and multi-platform media distribution brought by the team and its partners creates a compelling growth opportunity that has direct benefits for Puerto Rico.”
SFC is the governing body of saltwater tournament fishing with SFC being the largest owner and media rights holder of saltwater fishing tournaments in the industry, available to watch on every major cable and OTT platform on CBS Sports Network, Waypoint TV, SFC Digital Network, YouTube, social media and more.
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