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Lagardere Launching New Shanghai Office As China Efforts Expand

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 22 / 17

Lagardere Sports is launching a new office in Shanghai as part of an effort to substantially increase its operations in the city. The firm has operated in China for over two decades. Lagardere has a longstanding partnership with the Asian Football Confederation, and it recently reached a deal ...

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