PwC & ING to Launch New Consulting Service at the Soccerex Global Convention

May 13, 2014

PwC and ING, stomach multinational giants of the professional and financial services sectors respectively, will be introducing their groundbreaking global ‘sporting family consulting service’ in partnership with Axis 10 Sports Consulting Group at the Soccerex Global Convention, taking place on 6-10 September in Manchester.

In a dedicated workshop, representatives will present the new joint venture, positioned as ‘a sport office for the soccer world’, which will offer players, agents, clubs and other stakeholders a full package of management services including asset/wealth management, life insurance, tax services & post-career income strategy.

In addition to that, ING Investment Management, being in charge of the Netherlands football pension fund, will discuss the importance of asset and fund management through their smart way of investing.

The presentation is the first part of a programme of dedicated finance and law workshops to be announced at the Convention which will see a range of different topics addressed; the new format has been positively received by the industry with a number of club finance directors confirming their attendance and a new media partnership signed with LawInSport, the industry’s leading international digital sports law publication.

Soccerex Marketing Director David Wright commented: “The pressure upon today’s sportsmen and women combined with increased financial earnings means it is now paramount to have assistance in managing and expanding their financial. The shared expertise and philosophy that PwC and ING are offering will provide a fresh approach and we’re delighted that they’ve chosen Soccerex as the event to present it to the industry.”

PwC & ING join an expanding conference programme which already includes FIFA President Joseph Blatter, FIFA Vice-President Jim Boyce, British Olympic Association Chairman Lord Coe, RFU CEO Ian Ritchie and England and Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton.

The Convention kicks off with the Football Festival on 6-7thSeptember with the Conference starting on Monday 8th September. A packed international exhibition and a programme of networking and social events complete the schedule for what is widely acknowledged as the world’s leading football business event.