Lagardère Unlimited Acquire UFA Sports
By iSportconnect | May 7, 2015
Sports and entertainment agency Lagardère Unlimited has announced the acquisition of UFA Sports, symptoms the European based sports marketing subsidiary of RTL Group.
This purchase allows Lagardère Unlimited to stengthen its football and media assets in Europe, and expand its portfolio of football marketing activities in Germany, Poland and Slovakia.
As a subsidiary of Lagardère Unlimited, UFA Sports will continue to operate its football marketing activities in Germany as a separate and independent entity within the Lagardère Unlimited network of businesses.
“We are delighted to welcome UFA Sports to the Lagardère Unlimited family,” said Andrew Georgiou, Chief Operating Officer of Lagardère Unlimited.
“This acquisition underlines Lagardère Unlimited’s strategy of strengthening its position in football globally and attracting the industry’s best talent.
“We are very happy with our agreement with RTL Group and that the management of UFA Sports has chosen to work with Lagardère Unlimited and we look forward to continuing to grow our businesses”
Robert Müller von Vultejus, Managing Director UFA Sports said: “The new leadership of Lagardère Unlimited has successfully started to unlock the true potential of their various positions in sports and we therefore believe Lagardère Unlimited provides for the best environment to further expand and grow our business.”