Xtep

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Xtep International Holdings Limited
特步国际控股有限公司
Type Public company
Traded as SEHK1368
Industry Sports footwear
Founded 1999
Headquarters Quanzhou, Fujian, China
Area served People's Republic of China
Key people Chairman: Mr. Ding Shuibo
Website Xtep International Holdings Limited

Xtep International Holdings Limited (Chinese: 特步; pinyin: Tèbù) is a publicly traded sportswear company headquartered in Quanzhou, Fujian, China. It is engaged in the design, The first spokesperson Nicholas Tse so far, development, manufacture and sales of sportswear under the company-owned "Xtep" brand and "Koling" brand and the Disney Sports brand.[1]

It was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in June 2008.[2]

On 18 January 2010, Xtep released a press statement confirming they had secured a five-year kit sponsorship deal worth around £7m with English Premier League club Birmingham City.[3] Birmingham's vice chairman Peter Pannu hailed the deal as "the biggest sponsorship the club has acquired" and stated that "Xtep are big players in the sportswear market in China and this partnership will expand the Birmingham City FC brand in the Far East." However on 29 June 2012 Birmingham City announced that they scrapped the five-year deal.

On 22 July 2011, Xtep announced a five-year cooperation agreement with Spanish La Liga giant Villarreal CF for a kit sponsorship deal.

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