Pepper teams up with the Hawks for 2021

Sarah buckley

05:40, 14 Jan 2021

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The non-bank lender has signed on as the Hawks Basketball Club’s senior partner for the upcoming NBL season.

Pepper Money will become the primary partner for the Hawks Basketball Club’s next NBL season, which begins on January 15, 2021.

According to Pepper, part of the (undisclosed) financial investment will go towards setting up a local Hawks business community program.

The non-bank lender said he was drawn to the Illawara-based foundation’s NBL club because “the Hawks’ ambitions, both within the league and in the community, are aligned with the corporate mission of Pepper – “Helping People Succeed” “.

He added that the partnership also complements the lender’s mission to increase awareness of the Pepper Money brand in both regions of New South Wales and Australia.

Commenting on the new sponsorship, Pepper Money Australian and New Zealand CEO Mario Rehayem said: “As a people-focused lender, Pepper Money specializes in flexible lending solutions that help people get through the highs. , downs and unexpected events that real life has in store for them. them.

“This partnership, along with our shared values ​​with the Hawks, will allow us to stand up for traditionally underserved people and make a tangible difference in the community.

“We wanted to join the Hawk family to help them rebuild their franchise, regain success in the league and serve the community of the Illawarra area. It also ensures that our brand is seen by a wider audience of sports fans in Illawarra and across Australia, ”added the CEO of Pepper Money.

The partnership marks the second major announcement of the year for the lender after global group Pepper Group recently announced that it would enter the Japanese market after its 100 percent acquisition of the Japanese loan management company Millennium Holdings KK.

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