The Spanish clubs who are part of the IC Market Real Sociedad, Athletic Club Bilbao, Getafe CF, Granada CF, RCD Mallorca and Cádiz CF. The deals have been brokered by sports agency Sportfive who said “it is (IC Market’s) first pan-European engagement in football.”
The sponsorship packages at the six LaLiga clubs include LED perimeter advertising, focussed on the Spanish market, as well as logo and IP rights from each club.
Hendrik Schiphorst, CEO of Sportfive Germany, has said of the deals that “the eye-catching TV presence at the La Liga and Bundesliga clubs will contribute a great deal to increase the awareness for IC Markets in Spain and Germany as core markets.”
Founded in 2007, IC Markets is the world’s largest Forex CFD broker operating in more than 200 countries and aims to bridge the gap between retail and institutional clients, by offering a trading solution previously only available to investment banks and high net worth individuals.
Andrew Budzinski, Founder and Managing Director of IC Markets, echoed Schiphorst as he explained that “the Bundesliga and La Liga stand out as leading examples of the virtues of sportsmanship, and IC Markets is proud to be taking this step with these leagues with such a rich legacy. La Liga and Bundesliga have deep roots in their communities, and this reflects in the loyalty shown by their fanbase. That’s why we are partnering with these exceptional clubs to bring fans closer to the action than ever before.”