Volvo Ocean Race

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Volvo Car Group and Volvo Group work together in a joint venture on the Volvo Ocean Race but operate separate sponsorship platforms with some other sporting properties

Chemicals multinational AkzoNobel has become the first company to sign a team title sponsorship for the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, reflecting a shift in the group’s development from a reorganisation phase to a growth phase.

Danish wind turbine company Vestas has taken on 100 per cent of the sponsorship and operational budget for Team Vestas Wind, a late entry into the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race, which sets sail 4 October.

Chinese truck maker, Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle Company, acquired 70 per cent of the branding and hospitality rights to the Dongfeng Race Team, an entrant in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race which sets off from Alicante, Spain in October.

Danish wind turbine company Vestas has taken on 100 per cent of the operational budget for the entry of Team Vestas Wind into the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race.

The Stena Recycling arm of Stena Metall Group has agreed a partnership with the Volvo Ocean Race sailing event.

Water purification company Bluewater has agreed a partnership with the Volvo Ocean Race sailing event.

Danish wind turbine supplier Vestas has signed on as the data analytics partner for the 2017-18 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Global IT services provider HCL Technologies has agreed a deal to sponsor the 2017-18 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race sailing event.