SMG Broker Global Partnership - ThinkMarkets x Liverpool FC


SMG are delighted to announce that we have sourced and negotiated a multi-year global partnership between ThinkMarkets and Liverpool Football Club.

 

Stephen Pearson, Founder of SMG commented.


“We are delighted to maintain our strong reputation within the online trading sector and be a first point of call for many leading brands when it comes to sports sponsorship. This is a truly fantastic partnership and one we are immensely proud of putting together from start to finish"


"Working with the team at ThinkMarkets - Angela and Adil have been a pleasure to work with, and the same goes for working with Jonathan "JK" Kane at Liverpool FC, a true professional"


More to come from SMG in the weeks ahead.......





SMG Unite Instaforex & World Champion Swimmer, Yuliya Efimova


SMG are dleighted to broker the global partnership between legendary swimmer Yuliya Efimova and InstaForex . Yuliya is 6-time World Champion, 10-time European Сhampion, and holding an incredible collection of 41 medals in all major events.

"Yuliya Efimova has everything to represent our values," says Ildar Sharipov, the President of InstaFintech Group. "That's not only the ability to outperform the strongest rivals from across the world, but also a сombination of the hardest work and sharing 100% of positive energy with her fans. This combination of competitive, yet positive spirit is not something you can find very often. That's why there just could not be a better match for InstaForex. It's an honor to work together with one of the most prominent and popular female athletes".

"I've never been into online trading," says Yuliya. "However, the diversity that InstaForex has to offer together with an innovative touch are really impressive! That's why I am so happy to become a brand ambassador for InstaForex and hope to make some contribution to the success of this brand".


CampoBet x The Champions Hockey League

CampoBet becomess exclusive sponsor of the Champions Hockey League (CHL) in Sweden for the seasons 2020-21 until 2022-23.


Top Swedish teams competing in the competition include Skellefteå AIK, Färjestad KarlstadRögle AngelholmLulea HF (2014/2015 season Champion) and current champions and four-time winners Frölunda Indians.

As an Official Sponsor of one of ice hockey's most watched competitions, the CampoBet logo will appear on rink boards and media backdrops in Sweden during television broadcast of the initial eight highly anticipated matches in the cities of Karlstad, Ängelholm, Luleå and Gothenburg during the season 2020-21. The brand will also feature on under-ice advertising should any Swedish teams progress to the round of 16 and onward.

The online sportsbook will also give its customers the chance to win signed souvenirs from Swedish teams, VIP tickets to attend the games and a few lucky winners will have a chance to get in behind the scenes at selected matches.  

 

Recently launched in the territory, CampoBet is one of most popular continental brands and boasts a varied selection of sports betting events and options. 

 

Boris Chaikin, CEO of CampoBet’s platform said, “CampoBet’s immersive sportsbook has proved a hit with Swedish-based players since its entry to the market and sponsoring the internationally renowned Champions Hockey League tournament will help it continue to do so. “We are delighted to be involved with one of hockey’s best-known competitions and look forward to tuning in to its eagerly awaited fixtures.” 


 

SMG Renew "Vishy" Partnership for Instaforex






SMG are delighted to have renewed the Brand Ambassador partnership between Instaforex and "Vishy" Ananad. 

Anand has more than 30 years of a meteorical career. In 1985, he became the  youngest Indian International Master, in 1987 he won The Junior World Championship and in 1988 he became the first Indian Grandmaster. In 1992 he showed his world leading ambitions by winning a super tournament in Reggio Emilia ahead of Kasparov and Karpov. In 2000 he became Fide World champion and in the year 2007 he finally became an undisputed world champion and held his title for 6 years. In the same year of  2007, he was awarded India's second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan, making him the first sportsperson to receive the award. He is also current World Rapid Chess Champion.





SMG Unite Rapidz with Reading FC















SMG are dleighted to have brokered the agreement between Reading Football Club and international financial technology firm/ digital wallet specialist, Rapidz (www.rapidz.io), as Official ‘Back of Shirt’ Partner for 2020-21.


For the first time, this partnership brings a niche brand category, the crypto ecosystem within fintech industry, to football shirt sponsorship.

Rapidz is a Singapore-founded financial technology company that reimagines the digital finance/payment experience and propels the crypto ecosystem to a broader audience.

The company offers users the ability to have an all-in-one finance platform to access blockchain finance.

Rapidz also allows users to top up mobile plans across 170 countries and shop at 155,000 merchants which now accept digital currencies through the firm’s technology - including Major Cineplex Group in Thailand for example.

Their innovative Initial Wallet Offering (IWO) brings utility and spendability to blockchain tokens. App users enjoy easy-to-use payment and remittance services at the lowest rates – enabling users to send and receive crypto as effortlessly as sending an email.

As part of the partnership, the Rapidz logo will appear prominently on the back of the shirts of the men’s and women’s first team as well as our Under-23s team for all league and domestic cup matches.

This will run in tandem with pitchside advertising at Madejski Stadium, branding on interview backdrops and a presence across the club’s digital and social media platforms.

Rapidz clients, meanwhile, will also be able to benefit from VIP hospitality packages and have access to tickets to watch the Royals in action, once fans are again allowed in the stands.

Tim Kilpatrick, Reading Football Club’s Head of Sales and Partnerships, said “We’re delighted to announce Rapidz as our new ‘Back of Shirt’ Partner. We’re an ambitious club, in a fast-growing technology town, and we are honoured to be the first football club in the world to partner with such an innovative, progressive company as Rapidz.”

Commenting on the partnership, Panos Pavlakis, Senior Vice President of Rapidz added "Having experienced first-hand the excitement and global reach of English football - especially in south-east Asia - we are thrilled to establish this unique partnership with Reading Football Club.

“Living in the current challenging times where innovation and advancement are needed through new technologies, it is especially exciting to forge this partnership with a like-minded and ambitious football club! We are looking forward to a mutually beneficial relationship with the Royals!”

For more information on Rapidz, please visit their website www.rapidz.io. 

SMG Launches Spanish Office with High Profile Clients


SMG have expanded its global presence into Spain with the opening of a new office in Marbella, Spain to service its growing client base in the country.

SMG  act exclusively for the Marbella Football Center to secure a Naming Rights partner and other core commercial categories. This is the premier training and pre-season destination for the world´s biggest football clubs - recent attendees including likes of  Manchester Utd, Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool. The center sits in four luxurious settings and hosts over 200 teams each year.  Most matches are televised with top international broadcasters such as DAZN, Sport TV and TV2.


SMG are also working with World Padel Tour, where padel is the country's second biggest sport after football and features events right across the country culminating in Finals in Madrid. Other key markets on the tour include Latin America, Portugal and other key European destinations. SMG are securing sponsors in key product categories for the Tour.

"We are delighted to be extending our reach into other core markets and working with prestigious partners both on the rights side and the brand side" commented Stephen Pearson, CEO of Sports Media Gaming. 








SMG Broker Instaforex and Borussia Dortmund Partnership


SMG are delighted to announce it has sourced and brokered a new partnership between Bundesliga giants, Borussia Dortmund, and leading online forex trading company InstaForex. This is an initial two year agreement that will run until the end of the 2020/21 season. 

The partnership incorporates a significant range of assets including the use of new technology that sees Instaforex messages regionally broadcast via digital billboards to Asian markets at Bundesliga home matches.The new alliance will also see InstaForex offer exciting Borussia experiences to the customers who are fans in these markets, including tickets to watch the “Black and Yellows” play at home at Germany’s largest football stadium, “SIGNAL IDUNA PARK”. Moreover it will give a chance to Asian customers of InstaForex to get closer to Borussia without leaving their country by meeting Borussia legends, becoming a part of Borussia’s Asian tour 2020 etc.

Commenting on the new partnership, Ildar Sharipov, founder and President of Instaforex said "At the moment InstaForex is not only a broker but rather an IT company, investing heavily to technology and striving to offer the customers new innovative products on a regular basis. It’s well known that IT plays a very significant role in football too, so were looking not only for a leading team but also for technology evangelists in football which are perfect match to our business philosophy. For these reasons it was a natural choice to align with such a team as Borussia Dortmund. We look forward to working with the club to further our respective brands in the markets of Asia and CIS.


The InstaForex delegation were welcomed to the SIGNAL IDUNA PARK by the COO of Borussia Dortmund, Carsten Cramer and BVB legend player, Wolfgang "Teddy" de Beer. Further welcoming of the new partnership is BVB Head of Asia, Suresh Letchmanan who comments: “We are very pleased to have secured Instaforex as a partner of Borussia Dortmund. The partnership with the leading online Forex trading company is a win for all sides - especially the fans in the markets of Asia and CIS who can look forward to many exciting activities with the BVB.”

Stephen Pearson of SMG added "We are delighted to have secured this new partnership that now positions Instaforex as the highest profile forex sponsor currently in the Bundesliga".  


About Instaforex:

In its eleventh successful year of operations, Instaforex continues to push the boundaries of success and confirm its number one positioning. The broker’s history of profile sponsorships in sport around the world have included Premier League team Liverpool FC and FormulaE team Dragon Racing. An award-winning business in every year since launch, Instaforex has won in such categories as the Best Broker in Asia, Best Broker in Eastern Europe, Best Retail Forex Broker, Best Broker in CIS and many others.