Today Alpari, one of the world’s largest forex brokerages, concluded a contract to extend its partnership with one of Russia’s most decorated football clubs, Zenit St. Petersburg. The deal will run throughout the 2015-2016 footballing season.
“Supporting sport is a long-held tradition for Alpari. Of course, we have a special place for football, the most popular sport in the world. Football unites people from around the world and, as an international organization, this is important for us. We have been very pleased about what our partnership with Zenit, which began 18 months ago, has afforded us. During this time Zenit won its fifth national league title and this in turn has led to a wave of positive response with regards to our company,” noted Alpari directors’ board member, Vladislav Kovalchuk.
As part of the extended partnership agreement, Alpari affirms its official partnership status with Zenit on a nationwide level. Alpari will be represented on the club’s website and in Zenit’s club magazine. The company will occupy advertising space at Zenit’s Petrovsky stadium in St. Petersburg. Just as before, Zenit season ticket holders will have access to free financial market and internet trading educational courses.
“Alpari and Zenit St. Petersburg football club are united in their aspiration to be at the very top of their respective industries. During the partnership, Alpari proved itself to be an effective and reliable partner and the extension of our agreement only serves as proof of this. In the modern world, the ability to work with finances is an indicative advantage of successful company,” announced the commercial director of Zenit FC, Dmitry Mankin.
Alpari and FC Zenit first announced their partnership on 4th February, 2014 and the new agreement is due to extend their partnership until 30th June, 2016.
Throughout its history, Alpari has been a sponsor of the English Premier League’s West Ham United Football Club, the Russian National Biathlon team, the world famous Madison Square Garden arena, the New York Knicks basketball team and the New York Rangers hockey team, along with the distinguished Russian Grand Master, Sergey Karyakin and the World Match Racing Tour sailing regatta.