The ability of sport to attract multi-million-dollar investments from sponsor brands continues apace. GlobalData’s The Business of the Ligue 1 2022/23 includes an in-depth view and detailed evaluation of Lille OSC’s sponsor partners. Buy the report here.

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Lille OSC’s total sponsorship revenue for the 2022/23 season is over $17.6m, with the biggest single investment coming from Cazoo, which is an agreement valued at $4.57m 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, Lille OSC have sponsorship agreements with 27 brands in the 2022/23 season, with their top five partners accounting for 61% of the club’s total income from sponsorship.

According to GlobalData’s report, the highest-spending sponsor brands include Cazoo, New Balance, Sibel Energie, Rika and Aushopping V2, among others. The table below shows the top ten sponsors of Lille OSC in the 2022/23 season.

Clothing & accessories & retail industries have struck the most deals

The clothing & accessories industry is the most heavily represented, totaling five agreements with Lille OSC in 2022/23. This is followed by retail, business & consumer services, automotive and gambling.

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 Lille OSC, as well as those of all other Ligue 1 clubs, buy the report here.

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The ‘Business of…’ series of reports from GlobalData’s Sport Intelligence Center provide an in-depth view on the commercial strategy of a particular sporting league or event. By providing a detailed evaluation of all aspects of the property’s commercial strategy, we can guide investor decisions and sponsorship/media strategies for any organization looking to understand, imitate or partner with sporting properties.