The ability of sport to attract multi-million-dollar investments from sponsor brands continues apace. GlobalData’s The Business of the Serie A 2022-23 includes an in-depth view and detailed evaluation of Lecce’s sponsor partners. Buy the report here.
The biggest single sponsorship investment in Lecce for the 2022/23 season comes from Links Management and Technology, which is an agreement valued at $0.80m per year. However, sponsorship values vary greatly across the different levels of partnership opportunities offered by a rights-holder, all of which are detailed in the report, in addition to the revenues of the participating teams.
In total, Lecce have sponsorship agreements with 30 brands in the 2022/23 season, with their top five partners accounting for 54% of the club’s total income from sponsorship.
According to GlobalData’s report, the highest-spending sponsor brands include Links Management and Technology, Betitaly, Deghi, Banca Popolare Pugliese and Risorgimento Resort, among others. The table below shows the top ten sponsors of Lecce in the 2022/23 season.
Consumer goods & pharmaceuticals & healthcare industries have struck the most deals
The consumer goods industry is the most heavily represented, totaling four agreements with Lecce in 2022/23. This is followed by pharmaceuticals & healthcare, restaurant, construction & real estate and industrial goods & services.
For a brand, understanding which competitors and other sectors are partnering with which sports teams, and identifying future opportunities, and crucially, at what cost, is key information for commercial strategy planning. Meanwhile, for a rights-holding team, knowing what sponsorship revenues competitor teams and competitor sports are generating from each brand / sector is critical for increasing and maximizing commercial revenues, including identifying portfolio gaps and opportunities.
For more detailed analysis of all sponsor partners of Lecce, as well as those of all other Serie A clubs, buy the report here.