Callum McCarthy, Europe office

Uefa has sent a request for proposals document (RFP) to companies interested in selling commercial rights to its club competitions, encouraging potential bidders to “consider structures with minimum guarantees” and allowing bids across six seasons.

JL Sports Investment, a company owned and operated by former MP & Silva chief executive Jochen Lösch, has acquired an exclusive mandate to sell title sponsorship, betting, data and video-game licensing …

The WME-IMG agency, which bought the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts promotion for $4bn (€3.8bn) in July, wants to bring more blue-chip sponsors to the organisation on longer-term contracts and significantly increase the figure it generated from sponsorship in 2015.