ABEO to supply upcoming World Women's and Men's Handball Championships   (08/11/2017 08:00)

ABEO, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of sports and leisure equipment, today announces the selection of its sports equipment specialist brand Erhard Sport as official supplier of the two upcoming international handball competitions hosted by Germany: the World Women's Handball Championship from 1-17 December 2017, and the World Men's Handball Championship in 2019.

Backed by a long-standing relation with the International Handball Federation (IHF), this new contract covers the supply, installation and maintenance of goals in all arenas of the World Women's and Men's Handball Championships in Germany.

ABEO further confirmed its status as a go-to supplier of sports equipment for major international competitions through the acquisition of this new brand in November 2016.

ABEO Group CEO Olivier Estèves said: “The trust shown by the International Handball Federation via these two major international competitions will boost ABEO's image and reputation in Europe, particularly in the German market. In fact, Germany is one of the cradles of handball.”

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ABEO is a major player in the sports and leisure (“sportainment”) market. The Group posted revenue of €167 million for the year ended 31 March 2017, 70% of which was generated outside France. At year-end it had 1,200 employees.
ABEO is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of sports and leisure equipment. It also provides assistance in implementing projects to professional customers in the following sectors: specialised sports halls and clubs, leisure centres, education, local authorities, construction professionals, etc.
ABEO has a unique global offering, and operates in a wide variety of market segments, including gymnastics apparatus and landing mats, team sports equipment, physical education, climbing walls, leisure equipment and changing room fittings. The Group has a portfolio of strong brands which partner sports federations and are featured at major sporting events, including the Olympic Games.
ABEO (ISIN code: FR0013185857, ABEO) is listed on Euronext Paris – Compartment C.


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