Cagliari Calcio and Unipol are pleased to announce the partnership that will see the insurance group work alongside the Rossoblu Club as title sponsor of the new Cagliari stadium. The ten-year agreement also includes the naming rights on the current temporary facility. The Sardegna Arena be renamed "Unipol Domus" starting from the 2021-22 sports season. The official name of the new stadium will be later defined upon inauguration.
The partnership between Cagliari Calcio and Unipol Group contributes to the development of an important urban, sporting and social project. The construction of the new stadium, aims enhancing the resources of the local territory, favoring its cultural and economic growth while projecting the Sardinian entertainment and sport industry in a national and international dimension.
Carlo Cimbri, Unipol Gruppo SpA CEO, comments: "Our Group wanted to support Cagliari Calcio through the naming of its current and future stadium with particular entusiasm. We want to support the Club's ambitions and contribute to its growth and successes. Our goal is to leave a legacy City of Cagliari and the Region of Sardinia, both from a sporting and social perspective.
Tommaso Giulini, Cagliari Calcio’s president, echoed: "Having such a partner our side is further proof of how much the stadium project sees us committed to creating something unique and special for our people. It is often said that an ambitious and successful plan also depends on the solidity of those standing your side and, if that is the case, I am convinced that with Unipol we have the best we could wish for".
Unipol Gruppo S.p.A.
Unipol is one of the main insurance groups in Europe leader in Italy in the Non-Life business (in particular in the Auto and Health sectors). Its total premiums consist of € 12.2 billion, 7.9 billion of which in Non-Life and 4,3 billion in Life business (2020 data). Unipol opted for an integrated offer strategy and covers the entire range of insurance and financial products, operating mainly through the subsidiary UnipolSai Assicurazioni SpA. The Group is also active in direct motor isnurances (Linear Assicurazioni), transport and aviation insurances (Siat), health protection (UniSalute), supplementary pensions and oversees the bancassurance channel (Arca Vita, Arca Assicurazioni and Incontra). It also manages important and diversified activities in the credit recovery (UnipolRec), real estate, hotel (Gruppo UNA), medical-health, and agricultural (Tenute del Cerro) sectors. Unipol Gruppo S.p.A. is listed on the Italian Stock Exchange.