MILAN - An agreement was today signed between FC Internazionale Milano and Crédit Agricole at the Suning Training Centre in memory of Angelo Moratti at Appiano Gentile, confirming its support for the world of Italian sport and the values it represents.
Those present at the presentation press conference included Inter vice-president Javier Zanetti, CEO Alessandro Antonello and Senior Country Officer for Crédit Agricole in Italy Giampiero Maioli.
“Researching excellence and developing young talent are just some of the points of contact between our Group and FC Internazionale Milano,” said Giampiero Maioli, Senior Country Officer for Crédit Agricole in Italy. “We share an International viewpoint with FC Internazionale Milano and also pay close attention to social matters. We’re happy to be the Official Bank and Top Partner of a team with such ambition and we are certain this partnership will enrich joint initiatives for solidarity, business and human development. Moreover, our group has always supported Italian sport and its values and team spirit."
“We want to welcome Crédit Agricole to our Nerazzurri family,” said Nerazzurri CEO Alessandro Antonello. “And we hope that this new partnership breeds further success and satisfaction in the future."
Internationality, strong roots, attention to young people and their development, reliability, solidity, sustainability, innovative propulsion combined with great respect for tradition and their fans is what links Inter to their new sponsor. Together with the awareness that important objectives, in sport and finance, can only be achieved by nurturing individual talent and teamwork.
They both have a solid base in the city of Milan, which is the main district for Italian finance and allows collaboration with international markets. A place that provides a strategic anchor for the most efficiency across Italy, Europe and the world.
In fact, the Crédit Agricole Group is one of the world’s top 10 banking players, present in 49 countries and boasting 52 million clients. Over the last few years, they’ve strengthened their position in Italy, its second market after France, by purchasing Pioneer (bought from Amundi), Banca Leonardo (from Indosuez WM) and Casse di Risparmio in Cesena, Rimini and San Miniato (from CA Capriparma).
Working with 20 companies across Italy with 14,000 employees, operating in banking, finance, and insurance, they contribute €64 billion to the Italian economy.
As for FC Internazionale Milano, they’ve been a long-standing representative of Italy across the world. The club is a great ambassador of Italian sport have many fans in every country. At the same time, they cover the entire length of Italy thanks to their Elite Academy, which is committed to the discovery and development of new talent.
“We are delighted that our Top Partner is as prestigious as Crédit Agricole,” said Javier Zanetti during the press conference. “We are happy that they have chosen our club to consolidate their support for world sport and its values.”
A partnership that will see the Group contribute promotional initiatives and offers for Nerazzurri fans to enjoy.