“People who run ball clubs, they think in terms of buying players. Your goal shouldn’t be to buy players, your goal should be to buy wins.” Peter Brand, in the film Moneyball
Carteret Capital provides advanced quantitative analysis to football clubs around the world. Clubs that utilise our 'quant' services and products gain a high-level of objective intelligence - to which non-subscribing clubs do not have access - to assist with player identification and rating, team performance analysis and manager recruitment. Our proprietary analysis is leading-edge, exceptionally accurate and robust. It provides subscribing clubs with a demonstrable competitive advantage, by eliminating subjective noise, to allow for objective focus on player and team performance and ability.
Player Identification and Rating
Proprietary 'Carteret Rating' underpinned by highly accurate and unique algorithms
Player Search Report (available on 'call-off' or subscribing basis)
Club sets criteria (position, age, league level, nationality, maximum likely market price etc.);
Players ranked based on positional contribution and performance.
Player Rating Report (available on 'call-off' or subscribing basis)
Unique instrinsic rating of a player - Carteret Rating - to determine, objectively, how good a player really is;
Comparison against ratings of other players in the same position;
Productivity analysis timeline;
Comparison to determine likely success of player moving between leagues;
Appearance and injury analysis;
Team Perfomance Analysis
Monthly subscription service
Individual player assessments
Monthly performance vs overall potential;
Comparison with other squad players;
Club projected league position
Assessment based on most utilised team;
Identification of optimal team, and change to projected league position;
Identification of weak points in squad, and effect of alternative/target players on projected league position.
Manager/Head Coach Assessment
Manager criteria set by the club
'Top 10' search report based on criteria set by the club
Full assessment of Top 10 targets based on success, style of play, level of management
Objective intelligence to find a manager to meet the objectives of the club
M&A - Equity Investment
This is the origin of our 'quant' work
Advising prospective purchasers on the value of a football club's intangible assets (players)
Substantial report combines key elements of our Team Performance Analysis and Manager Assessment reports, and overlays it with detailed work on player trading strategy (based on the budgeting option and objectives of a prospective purchaser.
Projected league position in numerous scenarios - nothing changes; changing players; introducing Carteret rated players; with the current manager vs with a new manager.
Goes far beyond a simple club valuation (based on the stereotypical cash flow forecasts and tangible asset valuations).