B4 Capital

The clubs from Italy’s Serie A will discuss next Monday the possibly of launching a damages claim against the three agencies – MP & Silva, IMG and B4 – fined late last month for allegedly being involved in a cartel in the acquisition of the league’s international rights.

The Italian competition authority’s investigation into the sale of rights for Serie A is ostensibly a disaster for MP & Silva and B4 and a let-off for IMG. But MP & Silva and B4 are no longer active and IMG could yet face a major problem. The agency could be hit with a substantial damages claim by the league for lost earnings.

Italy’s competition authority, L’Autorità Garante del Mercato e della Concorrenza, has fined three rights-marketing agencies a combined €67m ($74.8m) fo

Italy’s second-tier football division, Serie B, is in talks with three agencies over its international media rights and expects to close a deal in the coming weeks, but exposure rather than revenue will b…

Italy’s Lega Serie A last week announced new deals for its club-competition rights covering a host of markets.

July 26 and 27, 2017, are two days that could completely reshape the sale of Serie A international media rights.

Second-round bids for Portuguese Primeira Liga international rights have once again fallen below Sport TV’s expectations, despite a five-way agency shootout.

The Fédération Tunisienne de Football bypassed its own tender when selling rights to the top-tier Ligue Professionnelle 1, while Coupe de Tunisie rights remain to be sold ahead of this weekend’s second-round matches.

Online service provider StreamAMG has secured OTT rights in Europe to Serie B, the second tier of Italian club football.

Pay-television broadcaster StarTimes has paid what is considered to be a high fee to secure rights to the Coppa Italia in sub-Saharan Africa.

The B4 Capital agency has refinanced almost all of its spend for Fédération Tunisienne de Football rights thanks to a three-season deal with Abu Dhabi Media.

The B4 Capital agency has retained international rights to Serie B, the second tier of Italian club football, after agreeing a new three-year deal.

Italian commercial broadcaster La7 has acquired rights for the 2015 Spanish Supercopa season-opening football contest.

The Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) has agreed terms with public-service broadcaster Télévision Tunisienne on a deal that will allow the B4 Capital agency to market its global rights for the 2015-16 season.

Tunisian public-service broadcaster Télévision Tunisienne has objected to the B4 Capital agency’s deal with the Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) for overseas rights to Ligue 1 Pro, the top division of club football in the country, claiming it was not consulted on the contract.

The Italian rugby federation said this week its recent deals covering domestic and international rights will help the game continue to develop at home and abroad, while providing financial security for the sport in Italy.

Interview with Alfredo Gavazzi, president of the Federazione Italiana Rugby, on the Italian rugby federation’s recent domestic and international rights deals.