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Hamburg Freezers Fold Despite Business Willing To Sign 10-Year Shirt Deal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 27 / 16

German Hockey League (DEL) side Hamburg Freezers "has folded despite reports of an unknown business willing to sign a 10-year deal as the club's shirt sponsors," according to Kathrin Hartmann of SPONSORs. The company reportedly offered to pay €550,000 ($615,000) annually over the next 10 season...

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