Premier League clubs to get 25pc boost in revenue from new TV deals

Chelsea's Torres celebrates after scoring against Everton during their English Premier League soccer match in London. Photo: Reuters

English Premier League clubs will enjoy a revenue boost of almost 25 per cent next season thanks to a glut of lucrative new television deals, according to a report published yesterday by financial analysts Deloitte.

Friday, 7 June, 2013, 12:05pm

Deloitte says cost pressures cloud industry outlook

Richard Ho, a national real estate industry leader at Deloitte China. Photo: May Tse

While mainland property firms have enjoyed growth in sales and market capitalisation over the past few years, Deloitte China is less optimistic about the future.

The professional services firm cites pressures on profitability from slower growth, lower liquidity and surging gearing.

19 Apr 2013 - 4:05am

M&As in China expected to stay buoyant

Kelvin Wu of AID Partners, the new owner of HMV in Hong Kong

Mergers and acquisitions in the mainland's cultural industry will maintain momentum and continue an upward trend, Deloitte research shows.

Market analysis by the firm shows there were 156 mergers worth US$9.6 billion in the mainland cultural market last year, a rise of 246 per cent from 2011.

13 Apr 2013 - 4:51am

Seven English Premier League clubs make Deloitte rich list

Real Madrid have become the first club in any sport to generate more than €500 million (HK$5.2 billion) in revenue in a single year.

Real Madrid have become the first club in any sport to generate more than €500 million (HK$5.2 billion) in revenue in a single year, according to the business advisory firm Deloitte.

The company's Football Money League, published for the 16th time yesterday, sees Spanish champions Madrid retain their hold on first place ahead of perennial rivals Barcelona.

25 Jan 2013 - 5:00am

Accounting showdown

The US regulator wants the audit papers of Chinese companies listed on US stock exchanges or it will delist them. Photo: Reuters

Without much public fanfare or even awareness except in the gloomy world of bean-counting accountants, China and the United States have embarked on yet another business collision course. Patrick Chovanec, the respected Tsinghua University-based American academic asks whether they can avert an "accounting Armageddon".

12 Dec 2012 - 4:04am

Deloitte wants tax breaks for homeowners and renters

Deloitte partner Yvonne Law Shing Mo-han

Homeowners who have lived in a flat for more than three years should have part of their stamp duty refunded, while tenants should be able to claim rent as a tax deduction, a global accounting firm has proposed.

7 May 2015 - 12:48pm

Auditors face uphill battle with mainland companies

Auditors face an increasingly difficult task trying to verify the financial records of some mainland companies.

12 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Giving hope to remote villagers

The best corporate social responsibility initiatives promote collaboration and direct participation, creating tangible benefits and new perspectives for everyone involved.

2 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Tighter property rules fail to deter foreign investors

First-quarter investment up 30pc to US$5.4b, says Deloitte

Foreign investors have not lost their appetite for mainland property despite the latest measures by the central government to cool investment, tax experts said.

6 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

People skills come first - even in the numbers game

The accountancy business is booming as a result of the abundance of China-based corporations listing in Hong Kong. The trend has given a huge boost to recruitment and employment figures among the Big Four in the industry.

19 May 2007 - 12:00am