IG Markets is recognised as Australia’s leading CFD provider, with an established presence in key markets around the world, including the UK, Europe, US, Japan and Singapore.
(PRWEB) July 09, 2011
IG Markets, a leading global provider of CFDs (Contracts for Difference), is an official sponsor of Team Sky in the Tour de France.
Over 21 days and 3500 kilometres, the most renowned cycling race of the year will feature 22 cycling teams, beginning in the Passage du Gois and finishing on the Champs-Elysees, Paris.
IG Markets is delighted to be an official sponsor of Team Sky, bringing together trademark excellence in trading service with exceptional performance in competitive cycling.
IG Markets Australia Chief Executive, Tamas Szabo, commented, “It is thrilling to be involved in this iconic cycling event, where we can celebrate the world's cycling champions right up to finishing line.”
“IG Markets is recognised as Australia’s leading CFD provider*, with an established presence in key markets around the world, including the UK, Europe, US, Japan and Singapore. We believe our award-winning services are a perfect match for such a notable sport – perseverance, performance and innovation are essential to remaining leaders in our respective fields.”
At IG Markets, clients and staff will be cheering on Team Sky throughout the event, following the team’s progress on Twitter and IG Market’s Cycling Facebook page.
About Team Sky:
Team Sky was created in February 2009 and started to compete on the road at the Tour Down Under in January 2010. The team won 22 races in its first season and entered its debut Tour de France in 2010.
The 29-strong squad of riders includes local rider 31-year-old Simon Gerrans. In the 2010 Tour, Gerrans was forced to retire after he broke his arm in a crash in the eighth stage, so is hoping for a shining comeback. Gerrans came in third at Amstel Gold on a hard uphill finish, showing that 2011 may be his year.
About IG Markets:
IG Markets is Australia’s No. 1 CFD provider* and an international in financial derivatives, principally Contracts for Difference (CFDs) on over 7,000 global share CFDs, along with indices, forex, commodities, options, binaries and more. IG Markets is part of the IG Group, a UK FTSE 250 member with over 120,000 active clients worldwide. For further information please call 1800 601 799 or visit http://www.igmarkets.com.au
- 29% of CFD traders choose IG Markets as their main provider vs. 20% for the next largest provider - Investment Trends May 2010 CFD Report.
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