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Retail FX and CFDs broker Plus500 Ltd (LON:PLUS) has announced that it has extended its sponsorship agreement with the Brumbies, the Australian professional rugby union football team to be its Official Sponsor for the next three years. Plus500 first became a sponsor of the Brumbies in December 2016.
As part of the Agreement, the Plus500 logo will continue to feature on the front of the home and away Brumbies shirts for both national and overseas matches. Plus500 will continue to enjoy a range of branding rights as the team will continue to be named as ‘Plus500 Brumbies’, at the Brumbies’ GIO stadium and beyond, as well as a host of other sponsorship benefits.
The Brumbies is an Australian professional rugby union team based in Canberra that competes in the Super Rugby competition and is a member of the Australian Rugby Union. Super Rugby is the preeminent professional men’s rugby union football competition in the Southern Hemisphere and Japan featuring teams from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina and Japan. The Brumbies is the current champion of the Australian conference of Super Rugby, and is also one of the most successful of the Australian teams, having been the Super Rugby champions in 2001 and 2004. The Brumbies are based at the GIO stadium, which has capacity for more than 25,000 spectators.
Asaf Elimelech, Chief Executive Officer of Plus500, said:
We are thrilled that this partnership with the Brumbies is continuing as we both strive for success in our respective industries. Australia remains a key market for Plus500 and we are delighted to be aligned with such a well-known team.
Simon Chester, General Manager – Commercial of the Brumbies, added:
Our partnership with Plus500 has been a great success to date, and we are delighted to extend it. The sponsorship supports the growth and development of the Brumbies and enables us to maintain our position as a world leading brand.