SCP Worldwide is a New York-based private investment firm focused on the sports, media and entertainment industries.
The firm was founded in 2001 by David Checketts, an accomplished sports and media executive who formed SCP after a successful ten-year career at Madison Square Garden, including seven years as President and CEO.
SCP is built on a model of selecting undervalued franchises, venues, media properties and real estate opportunities and building them into robust business ventures.
SCP Worldwides investments have included:
St. Louis Blues (NHL), Scottrade Center and the Blues AHL affiliate Peoria Rivermen
SCP and its co-investors acquired the assets in June 2006. SCP and its co-investors sold a controlling interest in the assets in May 2012.
Peabody Opera House (St. Louis, Missouri)
SCP oversaw the $70 million restoration of the historic venue in 2010-2011. SCP continues to hold an ownership interest in the venue.
Real Salt Lake (MLS), Rio Tinto Stadium and ESPN 700 Sports Radio (Salt Lake City)
SCP founded Real Salt Lake in 2004; building it into a model franchise and winning the 2009 MLS Cup. SCP developed and built the 20,000-seat stadium in 2008. SCP sold its interest in the Salt Lake investment in 2013.
Tupelo-Honey Productions, Inc (New York)
SCP acquired the award-winning full service TV/video production company in 2007. Tupelo-Honey was sold in 2011.
Running Subway Productions (New York)
SCP was one of the original investors in this producer of live entertainment and touring shows, and operator of the Discovery Times Square Exposition, which opened in 2009. SCP holds an ownership stake in the company.
2010 South American World Cup Qualifiers
SCP acquired and exploited the exclusive North American multi-platform media rights for 90 qualifying matches leading up to the 2010 World Cup.
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