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16 Feb 2016

MP & Silva delivers NFL in 42 Pan-European territories with an innovative technological ecosystem

MP & Silva, a leading sports rights agency, has created an innovative technological ecosystem, combining traditional and pioneering technologies, to deliver the National Football League (NFL) in 42 Pan-European territories. Just days after the Super Bowl 50, one of the most watched events on the sporting calendar, MP & Silva celebrates a successful season in partnership with RR Media, global provider of digital media services.

03 Feb 2016

SCOTTISH FOOTBALL A TRULY GLOBAL GAME AS MATCHES NOW SCREENED TO MORE THAN 100 COUNTRIES

New deals with Fox Sports, Japanese TV, Canal+ and BeinSport help SPFL showcase Ladbrokes Premiership games to growing international audience- Scottish league football is being screened in more than 100 international countries for the first time, thanks to a raft of new international broadcast deals struck in territories around the world. This season’s Ladbrokes Premiership action is now being shown in 102 territories across the globe – up from 61 during the previous campaign – with a host of new […]

26 Jan 2016

MP & Silva completes sales of beIN SPORTS channels

MP & Silva, a leading international media rights company, confirms it has completed the sale of its remaining shares of the beIN SPORTS channels to beIN MEDIA GROUP LLC.   MP & Silva entered in a 50:50 joint venture with beIN MEDIA GROUP in 2013, and launched BeIN Sports channels in Indonesia in June that year, with the ever-popular Premier League as principal content. In July 2013, beIN Sports channels expanded into Hong Kong, Thailand, and the Philippines, distributing a […]

09 Jan 2016

FA CUP 2016 KICKS OFF WITH SUPERBEST POWER TITLE SPONSORSHIP

Superbest Power Health Food & Beverages Sdn Bhd, the leading local coffee energy drink, and Football Malaysia Limited Liability Partnership announced today the title sponsorship for the Malaysian FA Cup, followed by the draw that kicked off the 2016 edition of the competition. The three-year deal from 2016 to 2018 will see the competition be called the ‘Superbest Power Piala FA’, as well as the launch of a new FA Cup logo that incorporates the Superbest Power brand.  The partnership […]

13 Nov 2015

MP & Silva awarded rights to distribute English Premier League in 28 countries in the Asia Pacific region

MP & Silva continues its winning streak of securing top-flight football content, with the announcement today of the English Premier League live audiovisual broadcast rights across all platforms, in East and Southeast Asia, including Live Matches and Clips Packages. The leading international sports agency, which has the strongest portfolio of football media rights globally, has secured a deal for the exclusive distribution rights of the prestigious English Football Premier League in seven broadcasting territories, composed by 28 countries across Japan, […]

04 Aug 2015

MP & Silva Group Reorganisation

London – August 4th, 2015 MP & Silva Group announces that Andrea Radrizzani has sold part of his shares to Riccardo Silva. Both entrepreneurs co-founded the leading sports media company in 2004. Riccardo Silva is president and now majority shareholder of the MP & Silva Group, while Andrea Radrizzani will remain a shareholder through his holding of investments, without being involved in management and operations. Radrizzani is focusing his activity and resources in his TV channels Eleven Sports Network, a company founded in early 2015 and […]

08 Jul 2015

MP & Silva expands global footprint with new offices in Malaysia and Africa

London 8 – MP & Silva, a leading international sports media company, announced today the opening of two new offices, bringing the company’s global footprint to 20 offices.  The openings in Nairobi and Kuala Lumpur are a natural consequence of the company’s successful globalisation strategy and its international network of partners and broadcasters.  “With offices in the most strategic regions around the globe and teams on the ground, we offer several benefits to our clients and media partners: a true […]

30 Jun 2015

EKSTRAKLASA S.A. AND MP & SILVA MAKE MAJOR STEP FORWARD TO AWARD EXTENSIVE MEDIA RIGHTS FOR THE POLISH PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Ekstraklasa S.A. and MP & Silva announced today the completion of a robust tender process to award comprehensive packages of media rights for the Polish Professional Football League. The final networks awarded with the rights are nc+, who will sublicense to Eurosport, for the live packages; and ONET, for the digital rights and Ekstraklasa App. The results mark the successful commercial strategy and implementation of the six-month long tender process, which have attracted international investors to the market and opened […]

28 May 2015

MP & SILVA BOLSTERS NORTH AMERICAN TEAM WITH THE APPOINTMENT OF WILLIAM MAO AS VICE PRESIDENT OF DIGITAL

Named “30 Under 30 in Sports” by Forbes in 2015 and “10 Next” by SportsPro Media in 2014. MP & Silva announced today the appointment of William Mao as the new Vice President of Digital, Americas to bolster MP & Silva’s presence in North America and to oversee digital and social media. Based in the New York office, William joins Daniel Cohen, Senior Vice President and Managing Partner, Americas. He will be involved in MP & Silva’s strategic expansion around […]

09 Mar 2015

NFL APPOINTS MP & SILVA AS MEDIA RIGHTS AGENT FOR 42 TERRITORIES IN EUROPE UNTIL 2020

Five Year Agreement between MP & Silva and NFL solidifies agency’s international leadership in the sports rights market.  Today MP & Silva acquired the right to represent the United States’ most watched sports league, the National Football League, (NFL) for 42 territories across Europe. MP & Silva continues to execute on its wider American media rights expansion strategy having already partnered with other North American leagues, such as the NBA, MLB’s World Baseball Classic, MLS, and ATP tennis, to distribute […]