Sports Sponsorship Insider has completed the first of a new series of monthly, sport-focused reports - a survey of sponsorship deals across the top 12 European football leagues and 25 selected Uefa Champions League teams.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) continues to set the standard in terms of revenue from its two major sponsorship positions, extending its Nike kit supply deal at the start of this year, but other key cricket boards have seen big increases in 2016.
The energy drink sector is integral to the funding of many properties in the motorsports and action sports, but is almost entirely absent from mainstream team sport, except in team and event ownerships by the market leader Red Bull.
Two sailing sponsorships associated with the prestigious America’s Cup puts the sport at the top of the tree in terms of income from high-end fashion brands.
The personal care sector is one of the smallest researched by Sports Sponsorship Insider in the last 18 months with an annual sponsorship deal value of €97.95m ($110.2m) at an average of €2.3m per year, despite the presence of some of the world’s biggest consumer brands, Unilever (Dove and Rexona), P&G (Braun, Gillette, Head & Shoulders) and Johnson & Johnson.
For the purposes of this Data Report into the top three sponsors by rights fee attached to the 10 Formula One teams for the 2016 season, carmaker constructors have not been included.
Values of main shirt sponsorship and kit supply deals for the 98 clubs in the Big Five European football leagues form the backbone of this report. It contains extensive analysis of this income, with charts and text looking at angles such as the biggest-spending industries, the spread of wealth between clubs, and more. Also includes: comprehensive listings of the sponsors for each club, in-depth case studies of sponsorship programmes of 10 clubs, and analysis of league central sponsorship programmes.
The betting operator sponsorship landscape has a fast turnover of brands with the picture one year looking very different from the next.
For this year’s rugby union autumn internationals, Sports Sponsorship Insider surveyed the sponsorship portfolios of the leading nations: Argentina, Australia, England, France, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa and Wales.
This month, Sports Sponsorship Insider completed a survey of the portfolios for the Wimbledon tennis championships and the Australian, French and US Opens, following the conclusion of the 2014 Grand Slam tennis season.