A two-year IPO freeze has hit Chinese sport companies, with numbers down and Wanda Sports’ listing a high-profile disappointment. How did ‘IPO fever’ fade, and will things change in 2020? Chen Yaolin reports.
European handball set for new era as three-way joint venture readies to “run federation like a business”
Adam Nelson investigates the European Handball Federation's latest media and marketing rights agreements, after the recent joint bid for packaged rights from Infront and DAZN Group secured the organisation a 300-per-cent increase.
With a former Infront executive under investigation for defrauding sponsors of the German Football Association, Frank Dunne explains how the scandal has affected both the agency and the already-embattled DFB, and how brands can ensure they're getting what they pay for from their partnerships.
Asian engagement in mass participation running has increased by 169 per cent in the last five years. Kelvin Tan looks at how some of these events are now seeking differentiation through technology-led innovations, such as virtual and augmented-reality urban runs.
The Long Read | Potential investors will do well to look closely at the football deals of Endeavor and Wanda Sports
With Endeavor and Wanda Sports both preparing for IPOs, Frank Dunne looks at how the media rights strategies of their respective buying arms, the IMG and Infront agencies, fit into the two groups’ portfolios and explains why potential investors would be advised to look carefully at the small print around some key football deals.
Wanda Sports Group, the owner of the Infront agency, among other interests in sport, has announced the voluntary dismissal of a class action lawsuit filed against it in the wake of its initial public offering
The Infront agency has renewed its long-running commercial agreement with the German Ice Hockey Federation (DEB) and will continue to represent the exclusive sponsorship and media rights, along with the…
The International Ice Hockey Federation has announced plans to host its first Esports Fan Championship later this month
The European Volleyball Confederation (CEV), the sport’s governing body in Europe, has been condemned by a body representing volleyball’s European clubs with a recent 12-year global media-rights and pro…
IPO prospectus for parent company of the Infront agency and Ironman triathlon operator reveals strategy to focus on mass participation in China and predictions for the growth of the Chinese sports sector.
The launch of iX.co, a digitally native company which unites the strength of Infront’s digital operations and Omnigon, is designed to offer brands and sports bodies an opportunity to talk to consumers directly and in new ways.
TV Sports Markets 消息，盈方代理已超出向国际足联（FIFA）担保的2018和2022年世界杯在亚洲的转播权费用。盈方仍在销售2022年世界杯的转播权，销售对象不包括最有价值的中国市场。