Manchester Utd parks Chevrolet for German tech company as main shirt sponsor
Manchester United has announced a five-year shirt sponsorship deal with German tech company TeamViewer, worth a reported £235m.
It will replace the current sponsorship deal with US car giant Chevrolet which runs out at the end of this season.
The new partnership will begin with the 2021/2022 season.
TeamViewer has been installed on more than 2.5 billion devices, has nearly 600,000 subscribers, and operates in almost all countries globally.
Richard Arnold, Manchester United managing director, said: “We are tremendously proud to be establishing this partnership with one of the most exciting and dynamic global software companies.
“The ability to connect and collaborate has never been more important to the world and our community of 1.1 billion fans and followers.
“We are looking forward to working with TeamViewer to bring to life our vision for a partnership built on smarter ways of connecting people and businesses.”
Two global winning teams united by a passion to connect and empower people all around the world! We are thrilled to become the Official Shirt Partner of @ManUtd ⚽↔️ 🌍 https://t.co/Rdv0tLxb5T #MUFC pic.twitter.com/5qmqfWaiuw
— TeamViewer (@TeamViewer) March 19, 2021
Oliver Steil, TeamViewer chief executive, said: “We are very excited about this partnership, as it will significantly expand our brand positioning and it will help us to market our comprehensive solutions portfolio to all customer segments globally.
“With Manchester United and TeamViewer, two global winning teams join forces: Together as Team United we can bring the fan experience in the legendary Theatre of Dreams to a new level.
“We are extremely proud Manchester United picked us as partner in their ongoing technology journey.”
TeamViewer is a global technology company that provides a connectivity platform to remotely access, control, manage, monitor, and repair devices of any kind – from laptops and mobile phones to industrial machines and robots.
Although TeamViewer is free of charge for private use, it has more than 550,000 subscribers and enables companies of all sizes and from all industries to digitalise their business-critical processes through seamless connectivity.
Since the company’s foundation in 2005, TeamViewer’s software has been installed on more than 2.5 billion devices around the world. The company is headquartered in Goppingen, Germany, and employs more than 1,300 people globally.