Frankfurt / July 26, 2006 – The Caparol Group of Companies, the market leader for paints, enamels and protective coatings in Germany, Austria and Turkey, is Eintracht Frankfurt’s new partner starting with the 2006/2007 season. The sponsoring partnership tailored specifically to Caparol’s needs by Eintracht’s marketing agency SPORTFIVE includes an extensive quota of VIP tickets as well as a multifarious logo presence throughout the historic club, ads in the club publications and autograph sessions with the players.

“Our partnership with Eintracht Frankfurt helps us to show our colours in the region and throughout Germany,” said Caparol’s Managing Director Rüdiger Gniesmer. “The impressive atmosphere at the Commerzbank Arena offers us an outstanding setting for presenting us as a partner and offering our customers something special.”

“Caparol adds yet another strong partner from the region to our pool of sponsors. We look forward to a close collaboration in this promising season,” declared Heribert Bruchhagen, Chairman of the Eintracht Frankfurt Fußball AG board.

Heinz Anders, who heads the SPORTFIVE team in Frankfurt, said: “Hospitality measures are an important instrument for customer recruitment and relations. They are a fixture in corporate communications strategies. We wish Caparol and their guests unforgettable hours in the exclusive Hospitality area of the Commerzbank Arena.”