Azimut Benetti and CGI Finance, Partners Since June 2009

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CGI Finance, a fully-owned North American subsidiary of the Société Générale Group, one of the largest banks in the world, is proud to partner with Azimut Benetti, the world’s largest private group in the yachting industry. The partnership allows both market leaders to offer exclusive and global financing solutions for the purchase of new or used luxury yachts.

Each company has the reliability and the know-how to provide a unique and competitive package

Yachtique, the Strategic Services Division of Azimut Benetti Group., was launched in May 2008 with the objective of offering complete client support. Through this partnership, both CGI Finance and Yachtique can offer integrated, personalized and innovative solutions to their clients.

CGI Finance is uniquely positioned to offer boat financing to a diverse national and international clientele. The unprecedented experience, pursuit of excellence, dedication to service, and competitive rates make them a strong force in the marine financing market, while Yachtique strives to provide excellence and elegance with the premier Azimut Benetti name.

“The CGI Finance and Yachtique partnership allows the two companies to make a more substantial stand in the global market. Each company has the reliability and the know-how to provide a unique and competitive package,” stated Hervé Bonnet, Global Director of Boat Financing Activity for the CGI Group.

“The high standing and reliability of the Azimut Benetti Group, the most important motor yachts builder in the world, coupled with CGI Finance’s unique know-how in yacht financing provides an exceptionally comprehensive range of financial services, tailored to meet the specific needs of our owners including competitive conditions and fast track access to credit” said Paolo Casani, CEO of Yachtique.

CGI Finance is proud to partner with Yachtique and looks forward to building a long lasting and prosperous relationship that will enhance the global image for each brand.

About CGI Finance:
CGI Finance is the North American Subsidiary of the CGI Group, a financial establishment founded in 1951, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Société Générale. Société Générale is a leading worldwide bank with 163,000 employees in 82 countries. The North American headquarters is located at 1407 Fleet Street, 2nd Floor Baltimore Maryland 21231 USA.

About Yachtique:
Yachtique, Elite Yachting Services, supports yacht owners as a consultant and expert capable of taking on and responding to all the primary needs when purchasing a boat. The seven business units of Yachtique offer dynamic and versatile services: Financial Services, Styling Lounge, Marinas, Refit and Repair, Crew Academy, Executive Jet, Yachts Management and Crew Recruitment.
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Anna Casani
CGI North America
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