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Custom House Sponsors Counties Manukau for ANZ Cup

Custom House Sponsors Counties Manukau for ANZ Cup

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, July 26 /CNW-AsiaNet/ - -

Fraser Jeffries, Vice President Asia Pacific for Custom House, is pleased to announce the foreign exchange leader will sponsor the Counties Manukau Steelers during the inaugural Air New Zealand Cup Competition.

"We are excited to be sponsoring this team," said Jeffries. "Counties Manukau have given rugby some great players over the years. This year's blend of exuberant youth and highly experienced coaching will be sure to cause some upsets in the competition this year."

"This relationship complements our portfolio of sports sponsorships which include Rugby Canada and the PGA TOUR."

With the sponsorship agreement signed this week, the team will sport Custom House insignia and give the company a number of high profile branding opportunities.

"All of our games will be televised live here and to international markets we do business in" said Jeffries. "We'll also have a corporate suite for client hospitality, big screen ads, and great signage - a number of excellent benefits for us and for the team"

CEO Nick Sheppard expressed the Union's pleasure in welcoming Custom House on board. "We are now back at the elite level of domestic rugby and it is highly appropriate that we have corporate support that reflects this positioning. Like ourselves, Custom House are a company that is enjoying solid growth and has potential for much, much more. We are delighted that Fraser and his team have joined the team and that their logo will feature prominently on the front of our new jersey." Business leaders and knowledgeable individuals worldwide trust Custom House with its secure, award-winning foreign exchange services. Clients transact billions of dollars annually online and through the Custom House network of trading offices in North America, the UK, Europe and Asia Pacific.

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