MANCHESTER, England. – 17 September 2015 – Manchester United (NYSE: MANU; the “Company” and the “Group”) – one of the most popular and successful sports teams in the world - today announced financial results for the 2015 fiscal year and three months ended 30 June 2015.
TOTAL REVENUE OF £395.2 MILLION
ADJUSTED EBITDA OF £119.9 MILLION
FISCAL 2016 EXPECTED RECORD REVENUE AND EBITDA
2016 REVENUE GUIDANCE OF C. £500M
MANCHESTER, England. – 17 September 2015 – Manchester United (NYSE: MANU; the “Company” and the
“Group”) – one of the most popular and successful sports teams in the world - today announced financial results for
the 2015 fiscal year and three months ended 30 June 2015.
Sponsorship revenues increased 14.1% for the year to a record £154.9m. During the fiscal year, we
5 global sponsorship partnerships
4 regional sponsorship partnerships, and
2 financial services and telecom partnerships.
Concluded the largest kit manufacturer sponsorship deal in sports with adidas - £750m over 10 years
and successfully launched the partnership on 1
Surpassed 100 million social media followers, an increase of over 50% since last year and launched
official Pinterest, LINE (3 languages), Kakao Story and WeChat pages.
Domestic Premier League live broadcasting rights up 70% for the 2017 to 2019 cycle – BSkyB and BT
will pay £5.14 billion for the 2016/17 to 2018/19 seasons up from £3.0 billion for the 2013/14 to 2015/16
UEFA Champions League distributions up over 25% for the 2016 to 2018 cycle - UEFA announced
total prize money for the 2015/16 season of €1.26 billion.
The Board of Directors has approved the payment of a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Company's
outstanding Class A and Class B ordinary shares. For the first quarter 2016 the dividend of $0.045 per share
will be payable on 15 October 2015, to shareholders on record on 30 September 2015. The stock will begin
to trade ex-dividend on 28 September 2015.
Ed Woodward, Executive Vice Chairman commented, “As we look to the new season, we are enthusiastic about our
strong position, both on and off the pitch. In recent weeks we have further strengthened our squad with an exciting