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Tue 2 Oct 2007 12:00 AM

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To the victor, the spoils

AC Management (ACM), organiser of the 32nd America's Cup, announced that they would be distributing 90 per cent of the Euro 66.5 million (US$92.3 million) net surplus the event generated over the past four years to participating teams; 45 per cent to the Defender and 45 per cent to the Challengers, as a group.

AC Management (ACM), organiser of the 32nd America's Cup, announced that they would be distributing 90 per cent of the Euro 66.5 million (US$92.3 million) net surplus the event generated over the past four years to participating teams; 45 per cent to the Defender and 45 per cent to the Challengers, as a group.

This surplus comes from a total revenue of Euro 240 million (over US$333 million), generated largely through the city bid and the four-year sponsorship program, but also through TV rights, the hospitality program and the concessions and marinas of Port America's Cup.

www.americascup.com

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