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Plus500 Limited
09 January 2017

9 January 2017


Plus500 renews its partnership with Atlético Madrid Football Club as Official Main Sponsor of the Club for next season (2017/18)


Plus500 Ltd., a leading online service provider for retail customers to trade CFDs internationally, is pleased to announce that it has extended its sponsorship agreement with Club Atlético de Madrid Football Club, SAD, to be the main sponsor for the 2017/18 season. Plus500 first became the Official Main Sponsor of Atlético in January 2015 and the collaboration to date has been very successful for both parties.


Plus500 will continue to enjoy a range of branding rights, such as having the Plus500 logo feature on the official jersey and training shirts of the first team and at the new Wanda Metropolitano stadium as well as a host of other sponsorship benefits.   


Atlético Madrid is a Spanish professional football club based in Madrid that plays in La Liga Santander, commonly known as 'La Liga', which is the top professional football division of the Spanish football league. The club has won ten La Liga titles, and the Copa del Rey on ten occasions along with other Spanish cup competitions. It is also one of the most successful clubs in Europe, including winning the UEFA Super Cup in 2010 and 2012, and finalists in the 2013/14 and 2015/16 UEFA Champions League. Atlético Madrid is based at the Vicente Calderón stadium in the Spanish capital, which has capacity for almost 55,000 spectators; during 2017 Atlético Madrid will be moving to the new, state of the art Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid that will have a capacity of around 68,000.     


According to UEFA, La Liga has been the strongest league in Europe over the past six years as well as the top league in Europe for more years combined (16 years) than any other European league. In addition, it is one of the most popular professional sports leagues in the world, with the third-highest average match attendance figures for 2013/14 of any professional association football league and eighth-highest of any domestic professional sports league worldwide.


Asaf Elimelech, Chief Executive Officer of Plus500, said: "We are honoured to extend our partnership with such an illustrious football club as Atlético Madrid for an additional season, following the previous exciting season. Atlético Madrid, consistently demonstrates its strength, professionalism and passion for success, which we feel reflects Plus500's qualities. We are looking forward to continuing this partnership which has proved to be a harmonious combination between Atlético Madrid and Plus500, and created a strong unified brand."


Miguel Ángel Gil Marín, Chief Executive Officer of Atlético Madrid, added: "We are delighted to have extended the partnership agreement with Plus500. We believe that this partnership has proved itself to date and is supporting our growth and progress. We look forward to continue our journey with them."





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Notes to Editors

Plus500 operates an online trading platform for retail customers to trade CFDs internationally over more than 2,200 different underlying global financial instruments comprising equities, indices, commodities, options, ETFs and foreign exchange. Retail customers of Plus500 can trade CFDs in more than 50 countries and in over 30 languages. The trading platform is also accessible from multiple operating systems (Windows, smartphones (iOS, Android and Windows Phone), tablets (iOS, Android and Surface), Apple Watch and web browsers.

Plus500 retains operating licences and is regulated in the United Kingdom, Australia, Cyprus, Israel and New Zealand.  Customer care is integral to Plus500: customers cannot lose more than they deposit and there are no commissions on trades. Plus500 offers its customers sophisticated risk management tools to manage their trading positions and a free demo account is available on an unlimited basis for platform users.







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