Highlight Communications, backed by Lucerne-based Studhalter Investment, has struck a deal to acquire German media company Constantin Medien.
The Team Marketing agency has said it expects to generate around €5bn ($5.6bn) in revenue through the marketing of media rights to the Uefa Champions League and Europa League across the European club football competitions’ next three-year window.
Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV has retained rights for the Uefa Champions League and Europa League European club football tournaments.
The Team Marketing and CAA Eleven agencies have launched a host of tenders for the Uefa Champions League, Super Cup and 2015 European Under-21 Championship football competitions.
Spanish pay-television broadcaster Gol T and commercial broadcaster Atresmedia have acquired rights for football’s Uefa Champions League European club tournament.
Gianni Infantino, the general secretary of football’s European governing body Uefa, has been appointed to Team Marketing’s board of directors, according to the agency’s owner, media company Highlight Communications.
Commercial and pay-television broadcaster Media Group Ukraine has been awarded exclusive rights in Ukraine for the Uefa Champions League and Europa League club football tournaments.
Commercial and pay-television broadcaster BTV has extended a rights deal in Bulgaria for the Uefa Champions League club football tournament.
The Team Marketing agency has launched an invitation to tender for the media rights in all Latin American countries, with the exception of Brazil, to the Uefa Champions League, Super Cup and Europa League club football tournaments.
French pay-television broadcasters beIN Sports and Canal Plus, along with commercial broadcaster M6, have entered bids for the rights to the Uefa Champions League club football competitions from 2015-16 to 2017-18, with the process moving to a second round of bidding, according to L’Equipe.
Profits and sales fell at the Constantin Medien media company, which operates the Team Marketing agency, in 2013.
State-owned broadcaster S Media has extended rights deals in Myanmar to show the Uefa Champions League and Europa League European club football competitions.
Uefa, football’s European governing body, has launched invitations to tender for rights covering several of its competitions in various territories.
Pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has extended a rights deal in Austria for the Uefa Champions League club football competition.