Leeds United announces partnership with FinTech marketplace CurrencyTransfer.com

FinTech marketplace, CurrencyTransfer.com announced partnership with Leeds United Football Club as the club’s ‘Official Global Payments Partner.’

The exclusive partnership will provide the club significant cost savings and a competitive advantage in the transfer market

The agreement will see CurrencyTransfer.com operate as the club’s exclusive provider of cross-border payments services, including working with the club on player transfer transactions.

The CurrencyTransfer.com partnership will be seen across multiple platforms, both digitally and at Elland Road, to drive brand awareness globally and via the Leeds United fanbase, corporate membership, partner network, and companies who trade internationally based in Leeds’ City area.

With offices in London and the Middle East, CurrencyTransfer.com is a global payments marketplace trusted by over 9,500 business and private clients in over 20 countries. Clients benefit from vastly better-than bank exchange rates, same day transfers, market leading tools, dedicated relationship management and 24/5 trading. The online platform levels the playing field, offering the type of currency services normally reserved for large multi nationals.

Angus Kinnear, Leeds United CEO said:

I am very pleased to welcome CurrencyTransfer.com as the latest commercial partner of Leeds United. 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.’

CurrencyTransfer.com CEO, Daniel Abrahams added:

It is an honour to launch our historic partnership with Leeds United. While Thomas and the boys excel on the pitch, we look forward to helping the club win off the pitch, delivering innovative currency solutions and huge savings. With Brexit causing exchange rate volatility, it’s important both the club and businesses of all sizes maximise the value of their foreign exchange activities.

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.’

Leeds United Financial Controller Fay Greer also commented:

We are looking forward to working with CurrencyTransfer.com for the club’s foreign currency transactions, including for new player acquisitions from abroad. The CurrencyTransfer.com marketplace is easy to use and gives us fast access to favourable foreign currency exchange rates, leading to significant savings.

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