• First financial services partners in North America
• Granting exclusive rights to produce and market Manchester United branded credit cards to the club’s 24 million Mexican followers.
(NYSE:MANU) Manchester United have signed a four-year sponsorship with Mexican banking group INVEX.
This new agreement will give INVEX the exclusive rights to produce and market Manchester United branded credit cards to the club’s 24 million Mexican followers.
Founded in 1991, INVEX’s aim is to provide excellent service while continuing to grow into Mexico’s leading bank, using cutting-edge technology and specialised services. With branches in all of Mexico’s principal cities, INVEX has an annual turnover of $252 million and a strong database of more than 100,000 credit card customers.
The INVEX Manchester United Credit Card will offer the club’s loyal Mexican fans unique benefits and offers, including discounts at the club’s online store and the Manchester United membership programme. In addition, cardholders will also be offered money-can’t-buy prizes such as signed shirts and match tickets.
United's commercial director Richard Arnold says:
"Mexico is well known for its love of football and Manchester United is lucky enough to have some 24 million loyal and passionate followers in the country. No-one could forget the fantastic reception the club received in 2010 when the team opened the Chivas Stadium in Guadalajara. Our partnership with INVEX shows our commitment to these fans and we are delighted to be partnering with such an innovative organisation. INVEX has recognised Manchester United’s popularity in Mexico and together we will work to bring those fans not just a great opportunity to engage with the club, but also a winning