Pittsburgh, PA (January 11, 2008)--Live sports and entertainment production specialist NEP Broadcasting has acquired the stock of New Century Productions of Allentown, PA. The two companies will co-invest with a New York-based equity firm, American Securities Capital Partners LLC, in a new holding company that will own both enterprises.
NCP will continue to operate under the NCP brand from its offices in Allentown with its current staff providing service and support for their clients. Mike Werteen will be promoted to senior vice president and general manager and be directly responsible for the division's operations. NCP co-founder Barry Fisher will join the board of directors of the new parent company.
New Century Productions began operations in 1984, with a single truck serving the regional sports market. Today NCP owns and operates 5 High Definition and 5 Standard Definition televisions trucks providing coverage of NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NCAA events for ESPN, CBS, FOX, CSTV, MASN, Comcast SportsNet. NCP's signature events include Sunday Night Baseball, World Series, US Open Tennis and the NCAA Basketball Final Four.
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