Combate Americas Reaches Landmark Deal With Kate Del Castillo
Her investment comes as part of a $20 million equity infusion from a powerhouse group of investors that also includes several others.
Kate Del Castillo has taken on an ownership stake in Combate Americas as part of a $20 million group investment.
Her investment comes as part of a $20 million equity infusion from a powerhouse group of investors that also includes finance and sports industry leader Joe Plumeri, Ambassador Cliff Sobel and Irving Place Capital CEO John Howard.
“Kate embodies the fierceness, tenacity and passion that defines the Combate Americas brand and its fighters.” says Campbell McLaren, CEO and Founder of Combate Americas. “Kate is now an equity partner and will take on a leadership role in the company and chairs our advisory board, joining our other prestigious investors including Chairman Joe Plumeri, Ambassador Cliff Sobel and John Howard.”
Del Castillo will be thrust right into the upcoming “Combate de Reinas” event that takes place Friday, April 26 from the Galen Center in Los Angeles.
“I am thrilled to join Campbell and the talented leadership team at Combate and will be relentless in helping Combate Americas reach its full potential as the second most popular sport.
“’Combate del Reinas’ is a significant feat for women in sports and is a clear testimony to the Company’s commitment to female empowerment which I am excited to champion!”