MST Negotiates AFL Sponsorship

29 Apr 2009

We are pleased to have assisted our client Kaspersky Lab with the negotiation of their sponsorship of the Melbourne Football Club. Our negotiating team was lead by Michael Carr, Partner and Darren Sommers, Special Counsel, both of our Corporate Advisory Team.

The sponsorship announces the entry of Kaspersky Lab, the world’s fastest growing internet security company into the Australian market. Kaspersky Lab are the number 1 security software company in China, number 2 in the United States and expect to be number 1 in Australia.

This deal is the first major sports team sponsorship that Kaspersky Lab has entered into. It reflects their growing commitment to the Australian market. More information on Kaspersky Lab can be found at www.kasperskyanz.com.au

Mason Sier Turnbull is proud to have assisted Kaspersky Lab with this transaction and look forward to continued support of their entry into the Australian market.

More information on the sponsorship arrangement can be found at http://www.melbournefc.com.au/news/newsarticle/tabid/7415/newsid/73473/default.aspx