Sports Business Group

Deloitte in Sport in the Middle East bolstered by Sports Business Group

Deloitte’s Sports Business Group is an award-winning leading advisor to the sports business market, supporting clients in over 40 countries and across more than 30 different sports.

We provide clients with specialist sports sector industry knowledge and insight that enables change, resolves significant challenges, enhances value and fuels opportunities for growth.

Drawing on our global network of expertise and capabilities, Deloitte’s clients include club and franchise operators; leagues and international bodies; national and local governments; as well as private and institutional investors. 

Within the Middle East, this has included building a sport strategy and financial model for a modern urban development; delivering business planning and strategic support for government entities; and acting as buy-side diligence advisors for football clubs, commercial advisors and investors, among others.

As part of an international firm, Deloitte’s Sports Business Group works in collaboration with audit, tax, financial advisory, risk advisory and consulting, drawing on a network of more than 360,000 colleagues to gather relevant subject matter expertise. 

Deloitte in Sport in the Middle East is part of Deloitte’s global sports capability hubs, that lead industry innovation in seven areas.

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Robin Butteriss

Robin Butteriss

Partner | Corporate Finance Advisory

Robin started his career with Deloitte in 1995 in Toronto, moving to London in 1998 and then to the Middle East in 2008.  Robin leads the Middle East Corporate Financial Advisory practice, which speci... More

Timothy Bridge

Timothy Bridge


Tim is a Partner in the Sports Business Group, having qualified as a Chartered Accountant with a degree in French and Spanish. Tim works extensively with Governing Bodies, National Associations, Clubs... More