Shearman & Sterling has advised Sapinda Holding B.V. on the signing of a sponsorship agreement with Formula 1 team Scuderia Toro Rosso.
The Sapinda Holding logo will be placed on the front wings and mirrors of the cars and on the race wear of the two drivers and other team members.
Toro Rosso, which is affiliated with world champion Sebastian Vettel's Red Bull Racing team, has been participating in the Formula 1 World Championship since the 2006 season and is systematically using young drivers.
Sapinda Holding is a privately owned Principal Investment holding company which focuses on investment opportunities across continental Europe, Asia and Africa. Sapinda manages a global portfolio of long-term holdings in selected areas and industries in both the private and public sectors. As an international company planning to expand into other markets, Sapinda regards Formula 1 as a relevant platform for the further development of its global network.
The Shearman & Sterling team for the sponsorship agreement consisted of partner Thomas König (Corporate/M&A) and associate Aliresa Fatemi (Corporate/M&A).