Now Mahnidra takes OS naming rights lead


MahindraThe Times is this morning (Tues) reporting that Indian technology firm Mahindra have taken the lead in the race for the Olympic Stadium naming rights.

We reported yesterday that there were unconfirmed rumours Samsung were set to win the race but, despite being involved, The Times declares today talks are advanced with Mahindra.

The deal – according to the newspaper will be worth around £6m – and that the Irons will benefit to the tune of £1m through the tenancy agreement which gives them a naming rights bonus if they total over £4m a year.

Mahindra has business interests spanning energy, defence and farm equipment.

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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  • Michael Miller says:


    Can’t even spell it right in the Article Title – they better be paying a shedload of dough!

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