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AIM Proximity secures St Laurence account

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AIM Proximity secures St Laurence account
Win encompasses direct marketing, advertising, CRM and brand development

Wellington 9th May 2007 AIM Proximity, New Zealand’s leading direct and interactive marketing agency announced today it has secured the direct marketing and advertising contract for Australasian property-based investment and finance group, St Laurence.

St Laurence manages over $1 billion in assets for over 16,000 investors. AIM Proximity will be responsible for all above and below the line advertising, as well as brand development and CRM solutions for the Group. The account was decided in a competitive pitch.

Helen Mexted, St Laurence’s GM of Funding & Corporate Services says, “St Laurence is delighted to appoint AIM Proximity to its business. Their combination of strong consumer insight, ideas-focused strategy and creative, and a clear focus on the generation of results have been factors important in our decision. We look forward to working with the Wellington team in the next stage of growth for St Laurence.”

Brett Hoskin, Managing Director of AIM Proximity Wellington says, “We’re very excited to be working with St Laurence. It’s a fast growing, dynamic business with a great management team who share our passion for innovation.”

“It’s a real coup for AIM Proximity to secure such a multi-faceted account, which demonstrates our strengths across all marketing and brand disciplines. Working in strategic partnership with St Laurence at every stage from brand development, to direct marketing, to above the line advertising, means the opportunities are boundless.”


AIM Proximity is New Zealand’s leading direct and interactive marketing agency. It has offices in both Wellington and Auckland and employs over 120 people. AIM Proximity works with many blue-chip clients from across New Zealand including NZ Post, Air New Zealand, Vodafone, Shell, Toyota and Progressive Enterprises. AIM Proximity is part of the Australasian based Clemenger Communications group of companies and is a member of the Proximity Worldwide network, the most highly awarded network of agencies.

For further information about AIM Proximity please visit
St Laurence is a property-based investment and finance group of companies. From small beginnings in 1995, when it was founded by managing director Kevin Podmore, the group has grown steadily and prudently and, as a result of that growth now manages more than $1 billion in assets for over 16,000 investors.
The experienced team at St Laurence manages a selected range of specialised Australasian investment vehicles and funds. The focus is on four main areas of activity Funds Management; Asset Management – of the group's property investments; Lending – property finance to selected clients; and Fund Investment.
All four areas of the business are based on the core expertise and business focus – property. Investors take comfort in St Laurence’s considerable experience and expertise in property investment, property development and management, and property lending – and the Company is recognised and trusted by investors as having integrity and vision. St Laurence has offices in Wellington (Head Office), Auckland, Christchurch and Sydney.

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