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Sporting KC introduces new shirt sponsor Ivy Funds

By Sporting KC



KANSAS CITY, KS - OCTOBER 24: The Philadelphia Union and Sporting KC players take the field prior to the start of the MLS game at Livestrong Sporting Park on October 24, 2012 in Kansas City, Kansas
KANSAS CITY, KS - OCTOBER 24: The Philadelphia Union and Sporting KC players take the field prior to the start of the MLS game at Livestrong Sporting Park on October 24, 2012 in Kansas City, Kansas

Sporting Club unveiled Ivy Funds  as the first-ever jersey sponsor for Sporting Kansas City as part of a multi-year agreement announced at the 2013 MLS SuperDraft last Thursday. Headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., Ivy Funds becomes the presenting jersey partner of Sporting Kansas City and official investment management partner of Sporting Club.

The Ivy Funds logo will be prominently displayed on the front of all team jerseys at the start of the 2013 MLS season, including Sporting Kansas City's new 2013 home uniform that will launch on Feb. 27.

The partnership aligns two companies based in Kansas City that have brands and business models that are national in scope. The multi-faceted and fully integrated corporate sponsorship also provides Ivy Funds with naming rights to the Executive Suite level at Sporting Park, entertainment at the stadium for clients and employees, as well as engagement opportunities with Sporting KC players for charitable efforts and appearances.