ICM.com Become The Official Sleeve Partner of Newcastle United

WH Sports are delighted to announce a new shirt sleeve partnership with between global investment house ICM.com and Newcastle United Football Club.

The Magpies’ first team will bear the award-winning firm’s ICM.com branding on their shirt sleeves over the 2020/21 Premier League season, while ICM.com will also benefit from a number of additional commercial benefits including high profile advertising and hospitality.

ICM.com is the official website of ICM Capital – an international online Forex and CFD trading firm established in 2009.

It is regulated in seven jurisdictions around the world and offers a diverse range of trading products including foreign exchange, commodities, futures and indices.

ICM.com’s Civil Liability Insurance Programme, which protects ICM clients against losses caused by any error, omission, negligence, fraud, or the failure to perform its activities or services, covers up to £5,000,000 (terms and conditions apply).

Dale Aitchison, head of commercial at Newcastle United, said: “I am delighted to welcome ICM.com to our growing roster of leading, forward-thinking partner brands. ICM.com is already an established name in the trading industry, with 20 global awards to its name. We look forward to building on that success together with campaigns, competitions and content that deliver value to our supporters.

Shoaib Abedi, founder and director of ICM.com, said: “We are really excited to partner with Newcastle United, a world-renowned English Premier League football club. “We are looking forward to see ICM.com on the players’ sleeves in the Premier League and we will be watching on and celebrating the team’s successes with our clients and fans.”

Plus500 Become Main Sponsor of Atalanta B.C

Plus500, a leading technology platform for trading contracts for difference internationally, has signed an agreement with Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio (‘Atalanta B.C.’), to become its sole and exclusive main sponsor for a three year period beginning 1 September 2020. The deal was brokered by WH Sports, who have represented Plus500 on multiple sports sponsorship acquisitions, including main sponsorship deals with Atletico Madrid, Young Boys and Australian rugby team The Brumbies.

Atalanta B.C. are in a hugely exciting phase of their history, finishing in the top four of Serie A three times in the last four seasons. In the UEFA Champions League, the team qualified for the 2019-2020 Final-8 tournament in Lisbon and will participate in the 2020-2021 UEFA Champions League season starting from the group stage.

As part of the agreement, the Plus500 logo will feature on the front of the Atalanta B.C. jersey for both national and international games and, in addition, Plus500 will have access to branding rights.

Plus500 has derived significant returns to date through sponsorship of successful sports’ teams internationally, increasing brand recognition globally, growing brand awareness in important markets and expanding the customer base of the company in new and existing territories.

David Zruia, Chief Executive Officer of Plus500, said:  “We are pleased to be partnering with Atalanta B.C., a club that is full of soul and has a special place in the hearts of the people of Bergamo. Atalanta is a rising power in Italian and international football, and we look forward to supporting them as they continue to grow and progress, particularly as they enter another season in the UEFA Champions League. This partnership, alongside our existing sponsorship agreements, adds to the fantastic strength of our sponsorship programmes globally. It also strengthens our presence in Italy, an important market with good growth potential, and supports the international brand recognition of Plus500 and our ability to increase customer base globally.”

Luca Percassi, Chief Executive Officer of Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio, said:  “We are really happy to announce the partnership and thus welcome Plus500, a leading international company, which will be Atalanta’s main sponsor for the next three seasons. It is a great satisfaction for us to be able to collaborate with such a prestigious brand that will undoubtedly and significantly contribute to the Club’s growth. It is also a source of pride for us that Plus500, to help develop and strengthen its brand in Italy, has decided to forge this partnership with Atalanta.”

Libertex Inks Sponsorship Deal With Valencia CF

WH Sports aligns online trading platform provider Libertex with Valencia CF, becoming the new Premiums Plus Partner of the Spanish football club until the 30th of June 2021.

Under the agreement, Libertex and Valencia CF will hold promotions, exclusive offers, meetings with the players and more, the statement said. The partnership adds to the trading provider’s list of sports sponsorships.

Commenting on the agreement, President of the football club Anil Murthy said he is: “very satisfied with the agreement reached with Libertex, another multinational company that joins Valencia CF to continue growing both locally and globally.

“Libertex is an example of a serious and solvent company in a very competitive market that wants to increase their position as a reference in its sector, the same way as Valencia CF has also looked for it throughout its history.”
Libertex continues to invest in football

The forex broker Libertex has previously shown an interest in sponsoring high profile football stars, especially of high calibre. The company has been sponsoring Colombian football player James Rodriguez since 2016.

Michael Geiger, CEO of Libertex

“Valencia CF is a top-level club internationally, with a long and successful history, with whom we share a common feeling in terms of emotions, passion and success stories,” added Michael Geiger, the CEO of Libertex. “Valencia CF is the perfect partner to deliver our brand, our message and our services to potential customers to continue growing in the market. We believe it will be a great and ambitious season for both of us and we will support each other.”

Newcastle United seals sleeve deal with StormGain

Premier League club Newcastle United has signed a new sleeve partnership with cryptocurrency trading platform StormGain.

Under the deal, StormGain will have branding on the left sleeve of all Newcastle United first-team kits during the 2019-20 season.

StormGain will also have physical signage rights at Newcastle’s St. James’ Park stadium and training ground, and will get other branding and digital activation rights.

In official statement, Newcastle said that StormGain will offer ticket give-aways, match-day hospitality experiences, signed merchandise and VIP meet-and-greets with first-team players.

The StormGain platform allows users to trade futures for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, and can also act as a e-wallet for cryptocurrency holdings.

The deal was brokered by London-based agency WH Sports, which also brokered a similar cryptocurrency sleeve partnership between Wolverhampton Wanderers and CoinDeal last season.

ICM GRADUATE TO SLEEVE PARTNER WITH FULHAM FC

ICM GRADUATE TO SLEEVE PARTNER WITH FULHAM FC

WHS client and FX, commodity and CFD trading firm ICM.com has enhanced its partnership with Fulham by becoming the English Premier League football club’s sleeve sponsor for the 2018-19 season.

The deal was confirmed on Saturday ahead of Fulham’s opening match of the new campaign, a 2-0 home defeat against Crystal Palace. As part of the agreement, Fulham worked with ICM to create a fan-led video, which was posted on the club’s Instagram page ahead of Saturday’s match. ICM first partnered with Fulham last November.

Shoaib Abedi, founder of ICM.com, said: “We recently announced our global rebrand to ICM.com and are excited to be renewing our sponsorship with Fulham FC to present our new brand identity and new logo on the team’s shirts, resulting in global visibility. As a UK-headquartered investment firm we place a lot of value on building long-lasting relationships and feel a strong connection towards British football. Both ICM.com and Fulham FC have seen remarkable success and growth in the past 12 months and we see this set to continue alongside each other.”

 

This season marks Fulham’s return to the Premier League after a four-year absence. The ICM deal was brokered by the WH Sports Group and Director Joe Williams was thrilled to see ICM continue their relationship with the club.

ICM is a great company and a great brand and they are continuing to go from strength-to-strength. I am really pleased for Shoaib and all the ICM team and I look forward to working with them closely to ensure the partnership is as successful as possible”.

COINDEAL BECOME WOLVES SLEEVE PARTNER IN GROUND BREAKING CRYPTOCURRENCY DEAL

COINDEAL BECOME WOLVES SLEEVE PARTNER IN GROUND BREAKING CRYPTOCURRENCY DEAL

Wolves are delighted to announce global cryptocurrency exchange platform CoinDeal as 2018/19 first team shirt sleeve sponsors. The deal is the first ever sports sponsorship deal involving a cryptocurrency exchange platform, representing an exciting development for the cryptocurrency and blockchain community.

Joe Williams, director of WH Sports Group, who brokered the deal, said: “This is a groundbreaking partnership in the cryptocurrency sector, giving Coindeal a global platform to promote their cutting-edge exchange to a huge array of potential customers. We are delighted to have facilitated this with Wolves on the eve of their return to the Premier League.”

 

Shirt sleeve sponsorship debuted in the Premier League last season, and as such official sponsors CoinDeal will become the first ever shirt sleeve sponsor to feature on a Wolves shirt. CoinDeal branding will also be visible around Molineux – on LED advertising boards and the first team dugout – as well as on all first team training kit. Wolves managing director Laurie Dalrymple said: “We are absolutely thrilled to partner with CoinDeal at such an exciting time in Wolves’ history, and very pleased to announce our first ever shirt sleeve sponsor. Once more a partner has agreed to tweaking the colour of their logo to complement our kit, which is a huge gesture of goodwill towards the club and its fans, and something we are very grateful for.”

CoinDeal is a bold and progressive company, who we believe to be an ideal match to become one of our principal partners, and we look forward to working with them throughout our first season back in the Premier League.”

Founded in March 2018, CoinDeal is a cryptocurrency exchange platform which aims to offer fast, safe, and easy cryptocurrency exchange services. CoinDeal offers 22 cryptocurrency markets with currencies such as, BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC, DASH, or QTUM, also, offering two fiat currencies – EUR & USD. Uniquely, if users wish to add a new cryptocurrency to the exchange, they can launch a vote for a “new cryptocurrency”. If a certain number of users vote for the suggested cryptocurrency, it will be approved and added to the platform.

I have always had a passion for the world of sports and its impact on consumers,” said CoinDeal co-founder Kajetan Maćkowiak. At CoinDeal we are very aware of the impact that football marketing can have on brand and its community, especially in industry such as ours. We believe that a club like Wolves will help portray our message globally.”

It is an incredibly exciting time to be involved with Wolves, on the eve of their return to the English Premier League and we look forward to supporting them to ensure they continue their incredible performance levels both on and off the pitch.”

WHSG PARTNERS 1XBET WITH FOOTBALL LEGEND ANDREA PIRLO

WHSG PARTNERS 1XBET WITH FOOTBALL LEGEND ANDREA PIRLO

WH Sports Group is delighted to have put together the brand ambassador partnership between Russian bookmaker, 1xBET and World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo.

This is the first ambassador activity which 1xBET have undertaken and marks an important step in their global growth strategy. Pirlo recently retired from professional football aged 38, after a stint with New York City FC in the MLS. During his career, the Italian legend won the Champions League twice, the World Cup and six Serie A titles during a trophy-laden career that saw him represent Inter Milan, Juventus and AC Milan.

Over the course of the partnership, 1xBet will be sharing unique content through Pirlo’s channels as well as their own. Keep your eyes peeled over the coming months!