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For 2017, we have researched over 800 deals, 41 sports and 11 selected markets to map out the sponsorship landscape of international federations and national governing bodies.
The main shirt sponsorship deal agreed this month between top Brazilian club Flamengo and Thai energy drinks brand Carabao bucks one trend in the country’s football sponsorship market, in being a long-term deal.
The 20 clubs in Brazil's Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A are currently studying their options for the exploitation of their perimeter advertising rights from the 2019 Serie A season, having decided for the first time to retain these rights.
State-controlled Brazilian oil company Petroleo Brasileiro (Petrobras) became an Official Sponsor of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games last month in a deal worth around one per cent of the offer it tabled five years ago to become a tier one domestic sponsor of the 2016 Summer Games.
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The domestic sales programme for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games is once again gaining traction after signing four second-tier deals in the past three months.
Brazil-based telecommunications brand Oi has become title sponsor this year’s Rio Open on the World Surf League’s (WSL) Championship Tour.
Spanish Liga club FC Barcelona, this month, sold its first Brazilian market sponsorship to the deodorant brand Tenys Pé Baruel.
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.
Dow Chemical Company’s sustainability partnership with the Rio 2016 Organising Committee could earn it major financial rewards in the lead up to and after the Olympic Games.
Raising global brand awareness and technology showcasing is key to Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot’s sponsorship strategy.
The General Motors-owned car brand Chevrolet is growing its presence in Brazilian football in order to connect with customers and increase its share of the Brazilian market, where the brand competes with Fiat and Volkswagen in the top three for sales of small cars.
General Motors-owned car brand Chevrolet will pay around R21m (€6.9m/$9.5m) per year for the title sponsorship rights to Brazilian football’s first and second division leagues, for five years, from 2014 to 2018, in a deal agreed in April.
The Rio 2016 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games is struggling to reach its second minimum sponsorship target of $1.3bn (€950m), the amount required to operate the Games without further government subsidy.
Sporting goods brand Puma’s five-year kit sponsorship deal with English Premier League club Arsenal is part of a strategy focused on fewer, but bigger, “killer” deals to make it the number three brand in the football market, Christian Voigt, Puma’s senior head of global sports marketing has told Sports Sponsorship Insider.
The French football federation, the Fédération Française de Football, expects to increase its national team sponsorship revenue by between 10 and 15 per cent in its next cycle, to about €72m ($96.5m) per year, with a host of deals set to be agreed in the coming months.
A deal last month with consumer electronics company Samsung lifted sponsorship revenue for the Brazilian football federation, the Confederação Brasileira de Futebol, to more than $100m (€73.5m) per year.
The South American Football Confederation, Conmebol, secured an increase of at least 20 per cent in the value of the naming rights to its second-tier club competition, the Copa Sudamericana, in its deal last month with oil and gas company Total.