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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 […]

25 Oct 2016

MP & Silva has re-launched BallBall’s Digital Platform in Partnership with News Corp

MP & Silva has re-launched BallBall, a NewsCorp-owned digital football service in Southeast Asia (Indonesia and Vietnam) that provides football highlight clips from the world’s leading football leagues including the English Premier League, Ligue 1, Bundesliga and Serie A. BallBall also provides match day previews and post-game packages. BallBall can be accessed at www.ballball.com and is also distributed through a number of third party partner websites in these territories. Working with Simplestream, a leading provider of video services such as […]

20 Oct 2016

MP & Silva appoints Jochen Lösch as CEO

MP & Silva, a leading international media company that provides media rights distribution, digital and technology services, and sponsorship consultancy, has announced that the Board has appointed Jochen Lösch as CEO. Jochen has almost 20 years’ experience in leading executive positions in the international sports industry. A qualified attorney, Jochen spent four years as Managing Director for Sportfive Americas, before becoming Sportfive’s Vice President TV Rights in 2005. Most recently he was President of International Business at Traffic Sports Marketing. […]

11 Oct 2016

MP & Silva acquires worldwide media rights to the South East European Handball Association

MP & Silva has acquired the worldwide media rights (excluding the territories from the participating teams) for SEHA League, the South East European Handball Association. SEHA consists of seven handball associations including Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Hungary, Macedonia, Slovakia, and Slovenia. The league is ranked by the European Handball Federation as the 3rd strongest domestic league in the world after Germany and France. More info see: http://www.seha-liga.com Roberto Dalmiglio, MP & Silva’s Chief Commercial Officer said: “We are delighted […]

28 Sep 2016

Marco Auletta resigns as CEO of MP & Silva

Marco Auletta has resigned as CEO of MP & Silva. Following the successful creation of the partnership between Baofeng, Everbright and MP & Silva, Marco has decided this is the perfect moment to resign his position as CEO and continue with new business ventures. Marco has been CEO of MP & Silva since 2009. He has been responsible for leading its rapid growth, and developing a portfolio of media rights that provides over 10,000 hours of programming annually to over […]

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, […]