RCB Corporate

About RCB

About RCB

Royal Challengers Bangalore, also called RCB is the Bangalore based franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The team is owned by the Bangalore based United Spirits Limited.

The team rose from a bottom two finish in 2008 to end as runners up in 2009 and semi finalists in 2010, adding another runners up finish in 2011. RCB has also qualified for three editions of Champions League T20 so far. RCB won 8 games out of 16 in IPL 2012 but could not qualify for the play-offs or the 2012 CLT20. In 2013, RCB won 9 out of 16 matches but did not qualify to the play-offs or the 2013 CLT20.

Coached by Daniel Vettori, the side is led by the young and exciting Virat Kohli.

Owners

  • USL Principal Partners
    USL Principal Partners

    United Spirits Limited (USL) is a subsidiary of Diageo plc which is a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands across spirits, beer and wine categories. USL produces and sells around 120 mn cases of Scotch whisky, IMFL whisky, brandy, rum, vodka, gin and wine. USL now also imports, manufactures and sells Diageo’s iconic brands such as Johnnie Walker, VAT 69, Black & White, Smirnoff and Ciroc in India. The company has 18 brands in its portfolio that sell more than a million cases each year, of which 4 brands each sell more than 10 million cases annually. The organization prides itself on innovative products that have made a mark on the world stage by regularly winning accolades and awards from international juries.

    Chairperson: Mr. Amrit Thomas.

Partners

Founding Partner
  • USL

    United Spirits Limited (USL) is a subsidiary of Diageo plc which is a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands across spirits, beer and wine categories. USL produces and sells around 120 mn cases of Scotch whisky, IMFL whisky, brandy, rum, vodka, gin and wine. USL now also imports, manufactures and sells Diageo’s iconic brands such as Johnnie Walker, VAT 69, Black & White, Smirnoff and Ciroc in India. The company has 18 brands in its portfolio that sell more than a million cases each year, of which 4 brands each sell more than 10 million cases annually. The organization prides itself on innovative products that have made a mark on the world stage by regularly winning accolades and awards from international juries.

    Chairperson: Mr. Amrit Thomas.

     

Principal Partners
  • Hero Cylces

    Hero Cycles Limited, based in Ludhiana Punjab, India, is a manufacturer of bicycles and bicycle related products.   

    Hero group was established by the four Munjal brothers, namely, Om Prakash Munjal, Satyanand Munjal, Late Brijmohan Lall Munjaland Late Dayanand Munjal.

    Official website: http://www.herocycles.com/

  • Lloyd

    Lloyd Group is a US $500 Million group in India promoted by Mr. Brij Raj Punj. The group is recognized as the pioneer and well established name in the field of air conditioning in India. The Group consists of many companies with diversified portfolios having active involvement in Air-Conditioning Industry, manufacturing of heat exchangers and radiators, sheet metal fabrication, scaffolding, formwork, structural steel building, power projects and global infrastructural projects in Africa, Asia and Middle East.

    Official website: http://www.mylloyd.com/

     

  • Kingfisher

    Kingfisher is the official goodtimes sponsor for the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

    Kingfisher is an Indian beer brewed by United Breweries Group, Bangalore. The brand was launched in 1978.  it is also available in 52 other countries. The Heineken Group holds  equity shares in United Breweries Ltd. Kingfisher was ranked 74th among India's most trusted brands according to the Brand Trust Report 2012, a study conducted by Trust Research Advisory. In the Brand Trust Report 2013, Kingfisher was ranked 102nd among India's most trusted brands and subsequently, according to the Brand Trust Report 2014, Kingfisher was ranked 198th among India's most trusted brands.

    Official website : http://www.kingfisherworld.com

Asssociate Partners
  • Britannia

    Britannia is the official snack partner for the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

    Britannia is a leading food company in India with over Rs. 6000 Crores in revenues, delivering products in over 5 categories through 3.5 million retail outlets to more than half the Indian population. Their core emphasis across portfolios is on healthy, fresh and delicious food and they are the First Zero Trans-fat Company in India. 50% of their product portfolio is enriched with micro-nutrients. Their products are also delivered through the Britannia Nutrition Foundation to combat malnutrition among underprivileged children.

    Official website: http://britannia.co.in/

  • Tata Motors Zest

    Tata Zest is a compact sedan produced by the Indian car company Tata Motors. The car was revealed at Indian Auto Expo 2014 along with its hatchback version, the Tata Bolt. The car was launched in Indian markets on 12 August 2014.The Zest is part of Tata's Falcon programme and is based on existing platforms on which Vista[2] and Manza are built. The car is built by Tata Motors at Fiat's Ranjangaon factory.

    Official website: http://zest.tatamotors.com/

  • Acer

    Acer  is a Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics corporation specializing in advanced electronics technology and is headquartered in Xizhi, New Taipei City, Taiwan. Acer's products include desktop and laptop PCs, tablet computers, servers, storage devices, displays, LED, LCD and plasma televisions, smartphones and peripherals. It also provides e-business services to businesses, governments and consumers. In 2015, Acer was the sixth-largest personal computer vendor in the world.

    Official website: http://www.acer.com/ac/en/IN/content/group/laptops

  • LYF Smartphone

    Reliance LYF, is an Indian mobile handset company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It manufactures 4G-enabled VoLTE smartphones. It is a subsidiary of Reliance Retail, the consumer electronics arm of Reliance Industries Limited. It is operated along with the parent company’s flagship venture, Jio.

    Official website: https://www.mylyf.com/

     

  • Himalaya

    This legacy of researching nature forms the foundation of Himalaya's operations. Himalaya uses the tools of modern science to create pharmaceutical-grade ayurvedic products. Himalaya have pioneered research that has converted Ayurveda's herbal tradition into a complete range of proprietary formulations dedicated to healthy living and longevity.

    Official website: http://himalayaherbals.com/

  • 7 UP

    7 Up is a brand of lemon-lime flavored, non-caffeinated soft drink. The rights to the brand are held by Dr Pepper Snapple Group in the United States, and PepsiCo (or its licensees) in the rest of the world. The U.S. version of the 7 Up logo includes a red cherry between the "7" and "Up"; this red cherry has been animated and used as a mascoct for the brand as Cool Spot.

    Official website : http://www.7up.com/en

  • Zeven

    Dedicated to transforming sports in India, Zeven’s dream is for every Indian to go out there and play! And all we need is your desire and commitment to get in the game. Sport develops values, beyond the mirage of glamour or money. Sport instils commitment, passion, energy – values Zeven is keen on harnessing. We are devoted to help you find the joy of true sport.

    Official website: http://www.zevenworld.com/

     

Licensing Partners
  • Ola

    OlaCabs, commonly known as Ola, is an Indian online transportation network company. Ola started as an online cab aggregator in Mumbai, now based out in Bangalore. It was founded on 3 December 2010 by Bhavish Aggarwal (currently CEO) and Ankit Bhati. By 2014, the company has expanded to a network of more than 200,000 cars across 85 cities.

    Official website: https://www.olacabs.com/

  • DNA Networks

    For well over two decades, DNA Networks has been the pioneering force in promoting and producing large format Live Entertainment events across India.

    Commencing with ‘Europe’ in 1988, followed by Yanni live at the Taj Mahal, DNA Networks has gone on to bring some of the most iconic International Artists and Bands to India, ranging from The Rolling Stones to Sting, Iron Maiden to Metallica, Shakira to Katy Perry, amongst a host of many others.

    The International Artist and performers roster promoted by DNA Networks, accounts for 95 per cent of all International Shows that have been staged thus far in India. This number continues to grow.

    Adding Sports events to its diversified portfolio, DNA has redefined the way Entertainment is perceived and incorporated into Sports like Cricket, Hockey and Extreme Sports during these past years, in India and overseas.

    Official website : http://dnanetworks.com/