ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals and Wizards announced today that Capital One Bank will continue their existing partnership and serve as the official presenting sponsor for the 2015-16 season for both teams. The long-term partnership also establishes Capital One as the official bank of the Capitals, Mystics, Wizards and Verizon Center.
“We are thrilled to have such a prestigious and diversified bank in Capital One as the official sponsor for the Washington Capitals and Wizards this season,” said Jim Van Stone, chief revenue officer of Monumental Sports & Entertainment. “We look forward to supporting Capital One on a local and national level and growing what we expect to be a long-term partnership with Monumental Sports and Entertainment.”
The agreement includes in-arena branding initiatives as well as in-game, digital elements and social media platforms to engage fans with exciting content.
About Capital One
Capital One Financial Corporation (www.capitalone.com) is a financial holding company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A., and Capital One Bank (USA), N.A., had $210.4 billion in deposits and $306.2 billion in total assets as of March 31, 2015. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through a variety of channels. Capital One, N.A. has branches located primarily in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “COF” and is included in the S&P 100 index. Follow on Twitter @CapitalOne.
About the Washington Capitals and Wizards
The NHL’s Washington Capitals and NBA’s Washington Wizards are owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. The company also owns and operates the WNBA’s Washington Mystics and Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also oversees the management of Kettler Capitals Iceplex– the training facility for the Washington Capitals and the Eagle Bank arena at George Mason University.