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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 […]

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 & […]