The ability of sport to attract multi-million-dollar investments from sponsor brands continues apace. GlobalData’s The Business of the Premier League 2022-23 includes an in-depth view and detailed evaluation of Newcastle United FC’s sponsor partners. Buy the report here.
The biggest single sponsorship investment in Newcastle for the 2022/23 season comes from Fun88, which is an agreement valued at $8m 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, Newcastle have sponsorship agreements with 14 brands in the 2022/23 season, with their top five partners accounting for 87% of the club’s total income from sponsorship.
According to GlobalData’s report, the highest-spending sponsor brands include Fun88, Castore, Noon.com, Carling and Tomket Tires, among others. The table below shows the top ten sponsors of Newcastle in the 2022/23 season.
Gambling & automotive industries have struck the most deals
The gambling industry is the most heavily represented, totaling three agreements with Newcastle in 2022/23. This is followed by automotive, beverages, clothing & accessories and consumer 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 Newcastle, as well as those of all other Premier League clubs, buy the report here.