Squadra Sports founder and CEO Dries Smets is considered one of the most important agents in the cycling world. His company and portfolio have now been acquired by sports, music & entertainment group Wasserman. Following the takeover, the Flanders-based business will operate under a new name: Wasserman Cycling.
Wasserman is a global sports industry giant based in the US. Founded by Casey Wasserman at the turn of the century, the group is active in 23 countries and manages top athletes from different sports, including soccer and NBA players, swimmers, golfers, boxers and more. Currently, founder and owner Casey Wasserman is also chairman of the Olympic Committee for the 2028 Games in Los Angeles.