Leeds United have announced CurrencyTransfer.com as the club’s official global payments partner.
The agreement will see international payments marketplace CurrencyTransfer.com operate as the Championship club’s exclusive provider of cross-border payments services, including working with the club on player transfer transactions.
The partnership will be seen across multiple platforms, both digitally and at Elland Road, to drive brand awareness globally and via the club’s fan base, corporate membership, partner network and companies who trade internationally and are based in the city.
“I am very pleased to welcome CurrencyTransfer.com as the latest commercial partner of Leeds United,” said Angus Kinnear, Leeds managing director.
“CurrencyTransfer.com will be providing cutting edge services helping the club manage currency risk when signing new players from overseas.
“This partnership is evidence of the international appeal of Leeds United and our desire to attract industry leading companies as official partners.”
With offices in London and the Middle East, FinTech firm CurrencyTransfer.com is an award-winning global payments marketplace which works with more than 9,500 business and private clients in more than 20 countries.
The online platform claims that it offers the type of currency services normally reserved for large multinationals.
“It is an honour to launch our historic partnership with Leeds United,” said CurrencyTransfer.com CEO Daniel Abrahams.
“We hope [head coach] Thomas [Christiansen] and the boys will excel on the pitch and we look forward to helping the club win off the pitch, delivering innovative currency solutions and huge savings.
“Hard work, grit, ambition and innovation has made Leeds a major financial and entrepreneurial city.
“This ethos firmly reflects our own values and the partnership provides a tremendous platform to showcase our services to the wider Yorkshire business community.”