EY teams with MetLife Stadium, New York Jets and New York Football Giants to create premier fan experience through the EY Coaches Club

New York, 16 November 2016

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Presenting sponsorship of EY Coaches Club infuses fan experience with focus on high-performance teaming and building a better working world

Ernst & Young LLP today announced an agreement with MetLife Stadium, home of the New York Football Giants and New York Jets, to sponsor the EY Coaches Club. The EY Coaches Club is a premium luxury space between the Jets and the Giants locker rooms, which offers exclusive access to field level views, a private on-field deck just five yards behind the home team bench, and unique post game opportunities. The EY purpose of building a better working world will be showcased through this sponsorship with a high-impact campaign focused on asking better questions.

“With a culture of global teaming and a focus on building a better working world, EY is an ideal partner for us,” said John Mara, President and CEO of the New York Football Giants. “Its belief that the highest-performing teams bring together diverse individuals under inclusive leadership aligns with our own values.”

“MetLife Stadium continues to set the standard for providing every visitor with a premier fan experience,” said Woody Johnson, Chairman and CEO of the New York Jets. “We are thrilled to team with an organization like EY, which has deeply rooted values centered on integrity, respect and teaming, and a strong sense of obligation to deliver excellence in everything they do.”

The agreement marks Ernst & Young LLP as the exclusive sponsor from the Professional Business and Accounting Services category, and reflects a strong commitment by the teams to engage like-minded organizations to deliver quality and excellence.

“EY is thrilled to team with the Jets and Giants to further customize the fan experience in the EY Coaches Club at MetLife Stadium,” said Michael Inserra, EY Americas Deputy Managing Partner. “Both of these teams are fiercely competitive and have spirited, loyal fans supporting them. We are honored to work with these teams to create an exceptional fan experience. Much like both teams, EY is heavily invested in coaching to develop the capabilities of its people and produce excellent results.”

On game days, fans will see messages supporting these values and EY’s focus on building a better working world on the in-bowl LED signage, and the firm’s support on the HDTVs throughout the stadium.

EY will be featured in branding certain applications throughout the Coaches Club, near the entrance, inside the club and on in-bowl digital signage above the Coaches Club. The firm will also receive a number of other benefits including Giants/Jets/Stadium marketing rights, team digital signage, media and promotional assets, event day opportunities, and team experiences. Fans can now experience these premium amenities with a greater emphasis on high-performance teaming and the value of asking better questions to achieve victory and create a lasting legacy.

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com.

This news release has been issued by Ernst & Young LLP, a member of the global EY organization that provides services to clients in the US.

About MetLife Stadium

MetLife Stadium, home to the New York Jets and New York Football Giants, is the number one stadium in the world. This 82,500 seat stadium, one of the largest in the National Football League, sets the standard for venue excellence with state-of-the-art technology, comfort and amenities. The only active venue to serve as the home stadium for two NFL teams, MetLife Stadium hosts 20 NFL games per season, more than any other Stadium.

MetLife Stadium hosts the World’s Biggest Events, on the World’s Biggest Stage. Major events hosted at the stadium include Super Bowl XLVIII, WrestleMania 29, CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarterfinals, U2, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift, and most recently, the historic Copa America Centenario (three matches, including the Final).

MetLife Stadium tops the industry charts annually since opening. The Stadium is ranked the No. 1 Highest Grossing Stadium in the world for non-NFL events in 2010 and 2012 - 2015 by Billboard Magazine; No. 1 in the U.S. in 2011. In 2011 MetLife Stadium was ranked No. 1 for safety by Security magazine’s “Security 500” in the Arenas/Stadiums/Leagues/Entertainment division.

For more information, visit www.metlifestadium.com

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