MP & Silva

The collapse of the Chinese-owned MP & Silva agency has allowed Dentsu to replace it as Conmebol’s exclusive global commercial rights advisor for the 2019 Copa América.

Coverage of the 2018-19 season of the Liga ACB, the top division of basketball in Spain, will be available in 140 countries after the league distributed its rights in-house.

The Scottish Professional Football League’s international rights deal with Infront is to act as a stop-gap ahead of a global media rights tender set to be issued next month.

The Mediapro agency has sealed several last-minute deals with IMG and Saran Media across Eastern Europe for rights to Spain’s LaLiga, after cancelling its deal with MP & Silva.

The Scottish Professional Football League has sold its international media rights to the Infront agency following the collapse of its previous deal with rival agency MP & Silva

The International Handball Federation has today become the latest rights-holder to terminate an agreement with the Chinese-controlled MP & Silva agency, reclaiming global media rights to its flagship World…

The Scottish Professional Football League is free to negotiate new individual rights deals with individual broadcasters around the world from this (Monday) morning after terminating its overseas rights…

LaLiga has taken back its rights in a series of Eastern European countries from the MP & Silva agency and will re-tender them, TV Sports Markets understands.

Serie A rights remain unsold in Germany and Austria with new season fast approaching DAZN renews Ligue 1 for just over €500,000 per season, up from €300,000 per season In

The Pragosport agency last month extended its deal for global rights to the Czech First League – the Czech Republic’s top-tier football league – and immediately secured a domestic deal with pay-television broadcaster O2 for rights in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

The MP & Silva agency has defaulted on payments to multiple sports rights-holders, TV Sports Markets understands, raising questions about its future.
USA

Telemundo’s deal for Spanish-language rights to the 2019 Copa América ensures most matches will be shown free-to-air in the US – a key consideration for MP & Silva and Conmebol ahead of sponsorship sales around the tournament

The value of French Ligue 1 rights in Greece and Cyprus is set for a small increase in a renewed deal with pay-television broadcaster Nova.

Interview with Kim Mikkelsen, SVP group head of sports at Nordic Entertainment Group, about the company’s host of media-rights deals in recent weeks, including English Premier League, Formula One, International Handball Federation and European Handball Federation agreements.

The Asian Football Confederation has gambled by awarding its commercial rights to a joint venture of two relative newcomers: Chinese media company Wuhan DDMC Culture and Synergy Sports, the agency set up by former Team Marketing executives Patrick Murphy and David Tyler.

Facebook has acquired English Premier League rights in Vietnam, its second deal for the league’s rights in a major Southeast Asian market.

The MP & Silva agency is close to a deal to acquire French football league rights across Europe, TV Sports Markets understands.