BUNDESLIGA: North America Tender Requested by 25 Parties
The high rate of response of 25 companies shows the importance of Bundesliga as one of the top four soccer leagues in Europe and one of the most competitive in the world.
Commenting on the number of requests, ‘the sportsman media group’s CEO, Thomas Krohne, stated: “We are very pleased to see that the rise of importance of the Bundesliga in Europe is also being recognised in North America. The Bundesliga is a high quality product and German soccer will gain further momentum due to the upcoming World Cup!”
Commenting on the Tender process, Jeremy Korer, CEO of the European-North American rights broker Korer Media Ltd., noted: “The Bundesliga is generating considerable interest among US audiovisual media companies. The Tender closing date of May 26th will be an exciting time.”
Companies who have not yet received the Invitation to Tender can order the documents at the contacts mentioned below.
For more information, please contact:
Jeremy Korer: Korer Media Ltd, San Francisco, USA
Telephone - +1 415 308 0791
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Stefan Debus: the sportsman media group, Munich, Germany
Telephone – +49 (0) 8071 - 922 411
Email – email@example.com
NOTE TO EDITORS:
‘the sportsman media group’ together with Vienna-based Betandwin.com, one of the world’s leading providers of online gaming entertainment, were appointed by the German soccer federation, the Ligaverband/Deutsche Fußball Liga, in December 2005 as exclusive international rightsholders, outside Germany, for three seasons of Bundesliga matches (2006/07 through 2008/09).
San Francisco and London-based specialist European-North American rights broker, Korer Media Ltd, devised the Tender and is implementing the process on behalf of the exclusive international distributor, the sportsman media group, based in Munich, Germany.