GVS EQ launches as a specialist consulting business for the equestrian and gaming sectors

Founding partners are Nick Rust (ex-BHA, Coral, SkyBet), Sarah Hordern (ex-Newbury Racecourse, RMG), Will Lambe (ex-BHA), Richard Lancaster (ex-Shadwell), and David Sykes (ex-BHA and Emirates Racing) alongside GVS Founders Simon Bazalgette and Paul Fisher (both ex-Jockey Club) Thursday 29th September 2022 – Some of the most experienced figures internationally in horseracing, equestrian and gaming are joining forces to create GVS EQ. GVS EQ offers specialist consulting services for the global equestrian and gaming sectors, through — Read More —

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Bazalgette and Fisher join MyRacehorse UK Board

Former Jockey Club leaders Simon Bazalgette and Paul Fisher become Chair of MyRacehorse’s UK Board and Chair of its UK Advisory Board Monday 30 May, 2022 – MyRacehorse, the pioneering racehorse micro-share ownership operator, today announced the appointment of two of the most experienced industry leaders in British Racing. Simon Bazalgette, the former Chairman of Jockey Club Racecourses and founding Executive Chairman of Racecourse Media Group, becomes Chair of MyRacehorse’s UK Board, while Paul Fisher, — Read More —

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Spectacle Partners: Richard Conway and Scott Bowers launch new global sports and entertainment reputation advisory firm

Sport, media and music industry leader, Simon Bazalgette, appointed Chair Thursday 12th May 2022 – Two of the leading reputation advisers in sport and entertainment – Scott Bowers (left) and Richard Conway (right) – have joined forces to launch Spectacle Partners, a new global advisory firm focused on supporting the reputations of organisations, brands and individuals operating in the sport and entertainment industries. Spectacle’s Managing Partner, Scott Bowers, is currently the award-winning Chief Corporate Affairs — Read More —

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GVS appointed as advisors for viagogo

GVS will support viagogo with communications and business development opportunities in the UK London, March 22, 2022 – viagogo, the leading global ticketing marketplace, has appointed GVS (Global Venue Services), the management consulting and investment services business, as strategic advisors in the UK. GVS was launched in 2020 by its Chair, Simon Bazalgette, and CEO, Paul Fisher, who have an extensive and successful track record in the sports and music industries. The consultancy’s combined experience — Read More —

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Fan-based music technology business Sweet Nexus inks deal with GVS to help scale business and secure investment capital

Former Jockey Club CEO Simon Bazalgette appointed as Sweet Nexus Chair to work with Founder and Music Industry Veteran Martin Heath Sweet Nexus also appoints Paul Fisher as acting CEO, Trevor Watkins as Chair for Sweet Sport and Stephen Budd as Chair for Sweet Music GVS will provide management & investment advisory support to Sweet Nexus ahead of planned investment raise London, October 5, 2021 – Sweet Nexus, the UK based consumer and fan engagement — Read More —

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GVS launches asset finance service for sport in partnership with world-leading sports surfaces provider

‘GV Finance’ allows capital expenditure in sport to be spread over several years to help organisations to invest in these challenging times GVS partner, Andrews Bowen, has supplied sports surfaces for the London 2012 equestrian arena in Greenwich Park and the base for new pitches for Premier League champions Liverpool FC and Tottenham Hotspur FC 18th August 2020 – Global Venue Services (GVS), the company launched this summer by Simon Bazalgette and Paul Fisher, who — Read More —

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Bazalgette and Fisher launch Global Venue Services

GVS WILL PROVIDE ADVISORY, INVESTMENT AND BUSINESS & EVENT SERVICES TO SPORT, MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT SECTORS INVESTEC FOUNDER KANTOR AND LEADING SPORTS LAWYER WATKINS JOIN GVS GLOBAL ADVISORY BOARD A new advisory, investment and services business has been launched for the sports, leisure, media and entertainment sectors by Simon Bazalgette and Paul Fisher, who successfully led the growth and transformation over the last decade of the company behind many of the UK’s leading events, as — Read More —

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In the Press

The Great Reinvention – Special Report, The Racing Post

Collaboration Key To Success As Racing Finds Its ‘New Normal’ – Paul Fisher, Former Jockey Club Racecourses CEO

‘Racing Should Emerge In A Sustainable State, Albeit Battered And Bruised’, Says Simon Bazalgette, Former Jockey Club CEO

His race may be run at the Jockey Club, but that doesn’t mean it’s game over

Jockey Club enjoys another year of growth but warns of challenge to come

Round Table: British Jockey Club Focusing On Fans First, Wagers Next

At home with Leaders: Simon Bazalgette & Simon Thomas

Simon Bazalgette: let’s work together to engage fans worldwide