FC Barcelona

Barcelona activates ‘fourth lever’ with further €100 million prodco sale

FC Barcelona have sold a 24.5% stake in content business Barcelona Studios in a deal worth €100 million to production company Orpheus Media. This is the second such sell-off of the studio, and comes several weeks after selling the same percentage to digital fan token firm Socios.com. Orpheus Media is managed by Jaume Roures, the […]

LaLiga tells Barcelona to activate fourth economic lever via further prodco sale

Debt-ridden Spanish football giant FC Barcelona has been told to activate their fourth ‘economic lever’ of the summer by selling up to 49 per cent of its content production business. The club previously sold 25% of its LaLiga TV rights for the next 25 years to US investment firm Sixth Street in two deals worth […]

Court quashes fines against Mediapro and clubs in football deal case

Spain’s second highest court, the Audencia Nacional, has quashed a set of fines levied on Mediapro and four leading football by competition watchdog the CNMC over deals between the Catalan broadcaster and the clubs – Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Sevilla and Rácing de Santander – dating from November 2013. The CNMC had fined Mediapro for […]

Dailymotion signs deal with FC Barcelona

Orange-owned video sharing site Dailymotion has signed a deal with FC Barcelona that will see the club use the Dailymotion player as its exclusive video solution on its website and will see the launch of the FC Barcelona channel on Dailymotion. During the forthcoming season several hundreds of videos and live streams will be uploaded […]