The Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol (CONMEBOL) is announcing the launch of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Domestic Media Rights of CONMEBOL Libertadores, CONMEBOL Sudamericana and CONMEBOL Recopa for the 2023-2026 cycle and invites broadcasters and media companies to participate and submit their bids. The tender process will be open on March 18, 2022. The Parties invited to participate are requested to submit their bids until 12 pm (PY time) on April 20, 2022.
The tender concerns the Media Rights of CONMEBOL Libertadores, CONMEBOL Sudamericana and CONMEBOL Recopa, the most important and prestigious club competitions in the region, and is divided into two territories: Territory A, Brazil, and Territory B, Latin America, which includes the other 9 CONMEBOL countries in South America, Guyana, French Guiana, Suriname, Central America and Caribbean Basin Islands.
There will be eight available packages (A to H) to choose from, which range from Free and Pay match packages to the new Instant Clips and Highlights packages. The Rights may be exercised as from, but not before, 1 January 2023 until 31 December 2026.
The RFP is issued by CONMEBOL with the support and consultancy from FC DIEZ MEDIA and the process will be audited by Ernst & Young (EY). FC DIEZ MEDIA, an IMG-owned sports company, is the exclusive agency for the exploitation of commercial rights of CONMEBOL club competitions. Ernst & Young (EY) is one of the world’s leading independent auditing and transparency firms and ensures compliance of the entire tender process.
All official communication in respect of the tender, as well as the bids and queries related thereto, will be channeled exclusively through the e-mail email@example.com. CONMEBOL will make the final decision on the granting of the Rights, based on the options received by FC DIEZ MEDIA. In addition, FC DIEZ MEDIA will manage the process of selling the Rights and the subsequent negotiation of any agreement.