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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 […]

02 Mar 2015

MP & Silva bolsters Asia-Pacific team with appointment of Sherman Tan

SINGAPORE, 27 February 2015 – MP & Silva, a leading international sports media company, announced today the appointment of Sherman Tan for the newly created role as Head of Strategic Partnership & Business Development (Asia) with effect from this week.   Sherman will be responsible for overseeing sponsorship projects across Asia, and will be involved in the strategic partnership with the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) in areas including commercial opportunities & event management. He will be based at MP […]

24 Feb 2015

MP & Silva continues successful Bundesliga media rights distribution in Japan

TOKYO, 23rd February – MP & Silva, a leading international sports agency with the strongest portfolio of football media rights globally, will continue to build on its successful distribution of the German Bundesliga in Japan for the 2015/2016 to the 2017/2018 season, having acquired the exclusive media rights from FOX International Channels (FIC), 21st Century FOX’s multi-media business and Asia’s leading payTV network under a comprehensive sublicensing deal approved by Bundesliga’s commercial subsidiary DFL Sports Enterprises.   MP & Silva […]

02 Feb 2015

SINGAPORE FA KICKS OFF PARTNERSHIP WITH MP & SILVA TO ELEVATE SINGAPORE FOOTBALL

London – 2 February 2015 MP & Silva, the leading international sports media rights company, will kick off a comprehensive and strategic partnership with the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) to create new revenue streams that will provide growth platforms for the sport and take the game of football in Singapore to the next level.   The multi-pronged partnership will focus on Singapore’s National ‘A’ team and age group teams. MP & Silva will play a major role in the […]

20 Jan 2015

MP & SILVA APPOINTED AS FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF MALAYSIA GLOBAL ADVISOR FOR MEDIA & COMMERCIAL RIGHTS UNTIL 2030

London – 20 January 2015 MP & Silva, a leading international sports media rights agency, announced today its appointment by the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) as its Global Advisor for all media and commercial rights for an extensive line-up of FAM competitions, with the goal of extending its broadcast reach and maximizing the commercial potential of its properties.   The ground-breaking 15-year deal begins in 2016 and comprises worldwide media rights covering an extensive line-up of competitions organized by […]

12 Jan 2015

MP & SILVA ANNOUNCES RECRUITMENT OF DANIEL COHEN TO LEAD NEW EXPANSION PROJECTS IN THE AMERICAS

MP & Silva announced today that Daniel Cohen joined the group as Senior Vice President, Americas. He will be based in MP & Silva’s office in New York after serving as SVP of Bloomberg Sports for seven years. MP & Silva is currently the fastest growing media rights group in the sports industry and Cohen’s recruitment in the United States follows the recent international executive management restructure announced in late November 2014. Daniel Cohen will be responsible for MP & […]

30 Dec 2014

GLOBE SOCCER AWARDS: RICCARDO SILVA, MP & SILVA FOUNDER, RECEIVES ‘BEST MEDIA EXECUTIVE 2014’ AWARD

London – 30 December 2014 The Globe Soccer Awards 2014 awarded Riccardo Silva ‘Best Media Executive’ at the ceremony celebrated at Atlantis The Palm in Dubai at the presence of UEFA’s President Michel Platini, UEFA’s General Secretary Giovanni Infantino, representatives of AC Milan and Real Madrid FC, UEFA’s Chief refereeing officer Pierluigi Collina, Head of FIFA Refereeing Massimo Busacca and many more important attendees. These prestigious awards recognize each year the best in the football industry for their hard work […]

15 Dec 2014

MP & SILVA AWARDED RIGHTS TO DISTRIBUTE UEFA EURO 2016™ IN JAPAN

LONDON 15 December 2014 – MP & Silva, the leading international sports media rights company, has secured a deal for the exclusive rights to distribute the prestigious UEFA Euro 2016™ in Japan for the first time, continuing its winning streak of clinching top-flight football content in the market. The deal will make MP & Silva the exclusive distributor across media platforms in Japan including television rights across cable, satellite and terrestrial, internet TV, IPTV and mobile. The agreement covers all […]

27 Nov 2014

MP & SILVA ACQUIRES WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION & SPONSORSHIP RIGHTS FOR 2015 & 2019 ‘PREMIER 12’ WORLD BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

LAUSANNE, Switzerland  (27 November 2014) – The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) and MP & Silva announced today an agreement that sees the leading international media rights company acquire the exclusive global media and sponsorship rights for the first two editions of “The Premier 12” – the new flagship pro baseball world championship that will feature the National Teams from the world’s twelve most powerful baseball nations and become baseball’s highest-ranked international competition. Under the new partnership, MP & Silva […]