DGAP-News: Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): Miscellaneous Borussia Dortmund and stadium naming right sponsor SIGNAL IDUNA have extended their agreement until 2021
09.05.2012 / 15:19
Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA and stadium naming right sponsor SIGNAL IDUNA Group, Dortmund/Hamburg, have prematurely extended their agreement that was due to expire on June 30th, 2016 now until June 30th, 2021. Thus, the name of Germany's biggest football stadium remains at minimun until 2021 'SIGNAL IDUNA PARK'.
'Borussia Dortmund is very pelased that the cooperation which already started in 2005 continues', CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke said. 'Reinhold Schulte, SIGNAL IDUNA's chairman, was the first one who confessed to Borussia Dortmund in its rather difficult times in the past', Watzke further said on today's press conference at SIGNAL IDUNA PARK. The extension of our agreement is a trustful statement for our cooperation.
'Borussia Dortmund has made an impressing turnaround. SIGNAL IDUNA would like to support Borussia Dortmund on the path it develops further on and for the long term. We are looking forward to the next thrilling 'football decade' of SIGNAL IDUNA PARK', Reinhold Schulte, SIGNAL IDUNA's chairman, said.
With today's extention of the the naming right agreement Borussia Dortmund has reached a sustainable and longterm cooperation with all of its most important sponsors. Earlier before in this fiscal year Borussia Dortmund already announced a prolongation with its main jersey sponsor Evonik Industries AG, Essen (until June 30th, 2016) and a cooperation with its new kit supplier PUMA SE, Herzogenaurauch (from July 1st, 2012 until June 30th, 2020).
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