IC Markets becomes Official Global Partner for Rugby World Cup Sevens
Leading Australia based Forex and CFDs broker IC Markets has announced that it is an Official Global Partner for the Rugby World Cup Sevens, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa between 9th and 11th September 2022.
The Rugby World Cup Sevens will be played over three days at the Cape Town Stadium featuring 24 men’s and 16 women’s teams from around the world. IC Markets joins DHL, Castle Lite, FNB and TUDOR as a Global Partner.
An estimated 165,000+ fans are expected to travel to South Africa for the event, which will take on a festival atmosphere on a global scale. The three-day carnival of high-octane rugby sevens action marks the reopening of South Africa to tourism and is expected to bring millions of foreign dollars into the South African economy.
Under the partnership terms, the IC Markets brand will gain exposure to live and broadcast audiences totaling an estimated 31.5M fans in 224 territories worldwide, and 23.4M via social engagement.
Reflecting IC Markets’ strength in technology and analytics, IC Markets has branding and ownership of the game statistics during the matches, further aligning with the company’s creed: ”Our Strength is in the Numbers.”
IC Markets operates in 200 countries around the world. Its 200,000+ active traders take advantage of IC Markets’ competitive pricing, low spreads and ultra-fast institutional grade trading, totaling USD$1.11 trillion in volume traded (March 2022).
IC Markets has long been a supporter of sport and this new partnership follows the sponsorship of ‘The Ashes’ held in Sydney, Australia 2022, and Spain’s La Liga and Germany’s Bundesliga professional leagues, in the 2021/22 season.
IC Markets CEO Andrew Budzinski said the company was pleased to have secured the opportunity to become a Global Partner for the Rugby World Cup Sevens.
“This is a great opportunity to be a part of the reopening of South Africa. The Rugby World Cup Seven’s attributes of a highly competitive and innovative sport are strongly aligned with our own IC Markets value proposition.
“IC Markets recognises the cult following of this prestigious sport and its track record for delivering incredible experiences for loyal fans. We are proud to be partnering with the Rugby World Cup Sevens and helping deliver a world-class celebration during this sporting event.”
Built by traders for traders, IC Markets is one of the world’s largest Forex / CFD brokers, dedicated to offering exemptional trading conditions and world class 24/7 service to clients in over 200 countries around the world. Since its launch in 2007, IC Markets has bridged the gap between retail and institutional clients, by offering a trading solution previously only available to investment banks and high net worth individuals.