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U.S. Bank Renews 49ers Sponsorship In Multiyear Agreement

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 27 / 14

The 49ers today will announce that they have extended U.S. Bank's sponsorship in a multiyear agreement. The bank will remain the team's official consumer banking partner. U.S. Bank will have a presence at Levi’s Stadium, including providing all of the on-site ATMs. The bank also will feature 4...

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