Professional services tailored to the sports industry
- Deloitte is a market leading firm in sports, supported by its specialized sports unit, the Sports Business Group, dedicated to providing the highest level of service bringing strategic, commercial, financial, regulatory, taxation and general business knowledge to assist clients.
- Deloitte offers a wide range of sports related consulting services, including Strategy, Financial Advisory, Risk, Compliance & Integrity and Human Capital. Working with Deloitte, our clients can also benefit from the tax and audit services and expertise.
- Deloitte is an international network with offices all over the world and a wide range of experts, from the Americas, Europe and Asia. Member Firms’ solid expertise in different sectors of the sports industry is regularly shared during organized sessions between the different units, during which new developments are discussed. This knowledge serves as a basis for several reports and publications, allowing our clients to be aware of key current trends and developments.
While sport has been entertaining crowds for centuries, today it is reaching new heights.
Worldwide, the number of fans is evolving as the football World Cup in Russia provided in 2018 with almost half of the world population watching (i.e., 3.4 billion).
In Luxembourg, many sport initiatives are under development. Early 2018, the government has set-up a program to develop the interest of children to exercise and play sports. In addition, the Luxembourg Olympic committee has set up the “Institute for High Performance in Sports”, which provides athletes the best conditions to boost their performances and positions Luxembourg globally as a sports nation.
Technology progress and increased financial investments are disrupting the industry bringing opportunities and threats to small and large actors. Deloitte is aware and well equipped to help you address upcoming challenges.
Recent trends in the sports industry
Technology advancements and increased presence of sponsors are largely impacting the industry, from amateur to professional actors on the fields and courts to other actors playing behind the scenes. As a consequence, some trends have emerged in the past months and years.
Why choose Luxembourg?
An attractive, central and neutral positioning within Europe
With attractive particularities such as its key position in the heart of Europe and its vibrant business community, Luxembourg has a lot to offer. Discover many reasons to invest in Luxembourg.
Luxembourg has a resourceful government and a number of ongoing national projects related to sports and health, infrastructure and education, amongst others.
With 40 percent of Luxembourg’s population originating from other European Union countries, Luxembourg has the potential to host major European events and position itself globally as a sports nation.
A smart nation
Modern, highly connected, and home to the most important businesses in ICT, Luxembourg can also be considered as a ‘smart nation’. Over the past ten years, Luxembourg’s digital economy has experienced unprecedented growth, fostered by the launch of initiatives such as ‘Digital Lëtzebuerg’ as well as dedicated industry clusters.
Deloitte Luxembourg’s practice benefits from sound market knowledge, strong expertise and works in close collaboration with experts from the sports sector. The practice’s methodology can rely on a multidisciplinary approach capitalizing on synergies between audit, tax and consulting experts.