Profile: Manchester United PLC (MANU.N)
28 Jun 2016
Manchester United plc, formerly Manchester United Ltd., incorporated on April 30, 2012, operates a professional sports team. The Company plays spectator sports. The Company offers its services in commercial, broadcasting and matchday sectors. Within the commercial sector, the Company is engaged in sponsorship; retail, merchandising, apparel and product licensing, and mobile and content. The Company markets and sells sports apparel, training and leisure wear and other clothing under the Manchester United brand across the globe. It also sells other products, such as coffee mugs and bed spreads, under the Manchester United brand.
The Company distributes its products through Manchester United branded retail centers and e-commerce platforms, as well as its partners' wholesale distribution channels. The Company markets its content directly to its followers through its Website, www.manutd.com, and associated mobile properties. The Company's broadcasting sector is engaged in the distribution of live football content. The Company's broadcasting revenue is derived from the global television rights relating to the Football Association Premier League sponsored by Barclays (the Premier League), European competitions and other competitions. The Company's television channel, MUTV, delivers Manchester United programming to over 90 countries and territories across the world.
The Company's Matchday sector includes domestic and European football match day activities from Manchester United games at Old Trafford (The Theatre of Dreams), the Manchester United football stadium, along with receipts for domestic cup, such as the Football League Cup sponsored by Capital One (the League Cup) and the Emirates FA Cup (the FA Cup), and games not played at Old Trafford. Its Matchday sector is also engaged in the sale of hospitality packages, food, drinks, event parking and programs on matchdays. The Company's Matchday sector is engaged in program sales, as well as membership and travel, and the operation Manchester United Museum. The Company's Matchday sector also derives revenue from sporting events, music concerts and entertainment events.
Manchester United PLC
Old Trafford, Sir Matt Busby Way
MANCHESTER M16 0RA