17 January 2013

Media rights company MP & Silva launches office in Paris, France

- Company’s 8th establishment in Europe and its 15th office globally
Pierrick Ysern will work as Country Director in Paris

16 January 2013 - MP & Silva, a leading international media rights company, announced today the launch of its office in Paris to strengthen its business operations in Europe.

The Paris office will be the company’s eighth establishment in Europe and its 15th office globally, following the opening of its new headquarters building in London in 2012. The office in Paris will serve as liaison basis for MP & Silva to further take care of and consolidate the service management of its clients and rights holders mainly in France. 

Pierrick Ysern will work as Country Director in Paris, in close coordination with Roberto Dalmiglio, MP & Silva’s Managing Director for Europe. Pierrick is a French national that joined MP & Silva in September 2011 to manage specific projects and properties related to tennis and football. A former professional tennis player, Ysern previously worked at the Lagardère Unlimited agency. 

Andrea Radrizzani, Group CEO, MP & Silva, said: “We are pleased to announce the opening of 15th office of MP & Silva in Paris. We continue to grow and consolidate our positioning in the European media rights market. Through a focused and dedicated approach, we aim to strengthen our commitment to broadcasters and rights holders in France, especially servicing the French Tennis Grand Slam, Roland Garros, and the French football Ligue 1.” 

MP & Silva is a leading international media company that owns, manages and distributes television and media rights to some of the most prestigious sports events around the world. With an annual turnover in excess of USD 350 million, the MP & Silva’s portfolio includes Italian Serie A, English Premier League, Spanish La Liga, German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1, Major League Soccer (MLS), Brazilian national league (Brasileirão), Arsenal Football Club, the AC Milan Channel, French Open at Roland Garros, eight ATP World Tour tennis tournaments, EHF Handball Champions League, DTM, World Baseball Classic, National Basketball Association (NBA), Spanish Basketball League (Liga Endesa), the Asian Games and more. 

Source: MP & Silva