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31 Jan 2017

MP & Silva selected as sales agency for Red Bull Arena venue naming rights

Major League Soccer’s Red Bulls are officially in the marketplace for a new name for their Harrison, New Jersey home. MP & Silva, a leading international media company that provides media rights, digital, technology and sponsorship services, today announced that they have been retained by the New York Red Bulls to sell the naming rights for the team’s home, Red Bull Arena, with an attendance capacity of over 25,000. The stadium, in Harrison, New Jersey, has had its current name […]

10 Jan 2017

MP & Silva strengthens senior management team with new appointments

MP & Silva announced today its appointment of Wu Swee Sin as Managing Director, Asia Pacific (excluding China, Japan & Korea). Swee Sin, who will start the new role on 1st February, is an accomplished senior executive with over two decades of international management experience. Swee Sin joins from Lagardere Sports Asia, where he held the joint roles of Senior Vice President of Commercial Football Asia, and Country Manager for Greater China. Swee Sin has over 25 years’ experience in […]

27 Dec 2016

MP & Silva wins Best Sports Media Agency of the Year 2016 at the Globe Soccer Awards

MP & Silva, the leading international sports media agency, has won Best Sports Media Agencof the Year 2016 at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai. In a year of fantastic sporting success, and following significant investment by Baofeng and Everbright Securities in May 2016, MP & Silva has continued to deliver  strong organic growth as it provides a full range of services to a growing roster of clients and partners. Speaking at the award ceremony in Dubai, Riccardo Silva, founder of and […]

21 Dec 2016

MP & Silva is looking to recruit a Distribution Executive

MP & Silva is now looking to recruit a Distribution Executive, based in London. The role is critical to the success of the Digital and Technology Services business unit, helping fulfill the requirement for our broadcast partners to receive accurate and concise information. The role entails building relationships with international broadcasters and service suppliers and, as such, requires an individual with the ability to form strong, dynamic and long-lasting contacts around the globe, both inside and outside of the business. If […]

06 Dec 2016

MP & Silva extends global partnership with Badminton Asia

MP & Silva, the leading international sports agency, has renewed its partnership with Badminton Asia, also known as the Badminton Asia Confederation. Both parties have signed a four-year extension that means MP & Silva will be responsible for distributing Badminton Asia’s worldwide media rights for its full calendar of events. Badminton continues to be a top draw in Asia where its popularity ranks high across many countries in the region. MP & Silva will play a major role in the […]

01 Dec 2016

MP & Silva’s transaction with Baofeng Technology and Everbright Capital wins TMT Finance World Award 2016

Last night Baofeng Technology and Everbright Capital’s acquisition of MP & Silva was announced as the Media M&A Deal of the Year at the TMT Finance World Awards 2016. The award recognises the purchase of MP & Silva, in May 2016, by a strategic partnership between Everbright Capital, a leading financial services company in China and Baofeng Technology, an internet entertainment and technology company, specializing in virtual reality and digital entertainment.   To conclude the deal, Everbright and Baofeng established […]

19 Jul 2016

MP & Silva acquires Bundesliga media rights in 34 Countries

Leading international sports media agency has secured the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 media rights, on a platform-neutral basis, for the forthcoming four seasons London – 18th July 2016, MP & Silva, a leading international sports agency with the strongest portfolio of football media rights globally, announced today the acquisition of the German football’s Bundesliga (first and second division) in 34 countries for the 2017/2018 to the 2020/2021 seasons. The media company, which currently holds the rights to the Bundesliga in Japan, […]

24 May 2016

Baofeng and Everbright establish partnership with MP & Silva to drive growth

Investment made through Shanghai Jin Xin investment fund, a fund established by Baofeng and Everbright MP & Silva, a leading international sports media company, announced today an agreement to create a strategic partnership with Everbright, a leading financial services company in China and Baofeng, an internet entertainment and technology company, specializing in Virtual Reality and digital entertainment, through an investment from Shanghai Jin Xin investment fund (“Shanghai Jin Xin”). Shanghai Jin Xin, a company that Baofeng and Everbright established for […]

14 Jan 2016

MP & Silva adds Garanti Koza Sofia Open to its tennis media rights portfolio

MP & Silva, a leading international media rights company, has secured a worldwide rights distribution deal for the Garanti Koza Sofia Open, an ATP World Tour 250 Series event.  The deal includes all matches, and all territories outside Bulgaria.  The first ever ATP World Tour event in Bulgaria will be played indoors on hard courts from 1 to 7 February in 2016, and will be staged at the Arena Armeec Sofia, Bulgaria’s leading sports and entertainment venue. “We are thrilled […]

23 Sep 2015

BeIN Media Group takes full control of Asian sports channels

International pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has assumed full control of the beIN Sports channels in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. BeIN Media Group acquired the remaining 50-per-cent shareholdings in the channels from the MP & Silva agency, which entered into a joint venture with the broadcaster back in 2013. BeIN Media Group said that the transaction would allow it to “fully implement its market strategy in the region in terms of both production, expanded programming and content.” […]