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Japanese Telco Makes Odd Sponsorship Move Outside Japan

March 30, 2016

One of Japan's largest telcos has made a surprise move in sponsoring its first ever platform outside Japan, in a market dominated by home-grown, state-related telcos... Why??

ASN INTERVIEW: Challenger brand Puma is Highly Selective; Looks For Brand DNA Fit Above All Else

November 30, 2015

Well known for its global sponsorship of the showman of athletics, Usain Bolt, and now R&B rebel Rihanna, Puma is clearly a brand that does things its own way.…

Huawei Throws Sport Sponsorship Playbook in the Bin in Asia; Opts for Non-sport instead

November 27, 2015

Chinese telco giant Huawei is making an obvious change in its Asian Sponsorship investment strategy, telegraphed by a fresh transmedia entertainment deal in Malaysia.

ASN Interview: Mondelez Focusing On “Big Media” Sponsorship Platforms For Growth

October 5, 2015

The term “emerging giant” sounds oxymoronic, but FMCG holding company Mondelez [MDLZ.OQ] – the confectionery and snacks business of Kraft Foods – is maybe not as big a…

Hockey Continues To Be Central In Hero MotoCorp Sponsorship Strategy

August 31, 2015

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has clinched a deal with Hero MotoCorp Limited as the title sponsor of the 2015 men's Hockey World League Final to be held…

The Undisputed EPL Sponsorship Kings Bag a Digital Giant in Korea

August 12, 2015

Manchester United has cemented itself as the undisputed Sponsorship power broker in Asia thanks to a fresh deal with a Korean online games developer and publisher.

CASE STUDY: Singtel, the SEA Games & Sponsorship in General

July 13, 2015

Singtel (STEL.SI) is the leading multimedia company in Singapore and a significant investor in sponsorship in Singapore (78% market share in the last 3 years).

CASE STUDY: The AIA Great European Carnival - A calculated risk

June 25, 2015

A partnership between AIA – the Asian insurance leader – and The Great European Carnival in Hong Kong earlier this year had as many twists and turns as…

ASN INTERVIEW: Big Sync Reveals Why Music Matters For Brands

June 5, 2015

In February, we reported on how the Fast Moving Consumer Goods’ giant – Unilever – had struck a strategic partnership with the UK-based sonic agency, Big Sync.

ASN POV: Atypical Sports Punching above Weight in Asian Sports Media

March 20, 2015

In recent years, Asia has been viewed as the region where the biggest battles for new sports media rights will take place. With growing audiences tuning into sports…