McLaren Automotive announces a new financial partner in Switzerland

16 Mar 2018

McLaren Financial Services, part of McLaren Automotive, announces today its new financial partner for the Swiss market: Cembra Money Bank AG, a leading provider of financial services in Switzerland. The company will be supporting all McLaren customer finance operations in Switzerland, including loans and leasing arrangements.

Commenting on the announcement, Roland Braendli, Managing Director B2B Auto at Cembra Money Bank, explained: “The McLaren brand is strong, sophisticated and deeply rooted in pioneering technology and fearless engineering; each of its progressive steps forward is driven by the goal of creating great products. This goal is shared by Cembra and ensures that we will be a strong fit as McLaren’s financing partner in Switzerland.”

Cembra Money Bank becomes the official partner of McLaren Automotive with immediate effect.

“The market reception to the McLaren range in Switzerland has been exceptional and we are seeing an increasing number of customers asking for McLaren Financial Services support”, said David Gilbert, Managing Director – Europe. “We are proud of the very competitive finance offerings we have developed in cooperation with Cembra Money Bank to further improve our luxury ownership and customer experience.”

McLaren Automotive operates in Switzerland through a dedicated network in three locations: Zurich, Geneva and Lugano. For the full list of McLaren retailers, visit: http://www.retailers.mclaren.com/

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About McLaren Automotive:

McLaren Automotive is a creator of luxury, high-performance sportscars and supercars.

The company, launched in 2010, is now the largest part of the McLaren Group.

Every vehicle is hand-assembled at the McLaren Production Centre (MPC) in Woking, Surrey, England.

The company has three defined product families: Sports Series, Super Series and Ultimate Series which are retailed through over 80 retailers in 30 markets around the world.

McLaren is a pioneer that continuously pushes the boundaries. In 1981, it introduced lightweight and strong carbon fibre chassis into Formula 1 with the McLaren MP4/1. Then in 1993  it designed and built the McLaren F1 road car - the company has not built a car without a carbon fibre chassis since. As part of the Ultimate Series, McLaren was the first to deliver a hybrid hypercar, the McLaren P1™.

Announced in 2016, the company’s Track22 business plan will see the company invest £1billion in research and development to deliver 15 new cars or derivatives by the end of 2022, of which at least half will be hybrids.

2017 saw the company launch further models in line with Track22 including the second-generation Super Series, the 570S Spider and the McLaren Senna.

To support the development, engineering and manufacture of its range of innovative sportscars and supercars, McLaren Automotive partners with world leading companies to provide specialist expertise and technology. These include AkzoNobel, Kenwood, Pirelli and Richard Mille.

McLaren Group:
The McLaren Group is a global leader in luxury high performance and technology and comprises three principal businesses: Automotive, Racing and Applied Technologies.

About Cembra Money Bank:

Cembra Money Bank AG is a leading Swiss provider of consumer finance products and services. Its product range includes personal loans, auto leases and loans, credit cards and insurance sold with these products as well as invoice financing, deposit and savings products.

Headquartered in Zurich-Altstetten, the Group has operations across Switzerland via a network of 18 branches as well as alternative sales channels such as the Internet, credit card partners, independent agents and more than 3,600 car dealers.

Cembra Money Bank AG is an independent Swiss bank and has been listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since October 2013. It has over 800 employees from 38 nations and about 809,000 customers.

Further information:

Wayne Bruce
Global Communications & PR Director | McLaren Automotive Limited
Phone: +44 (0) 1483 261500
Mobile: +44 (0) 7768 12429
Email: wayne.bruce@mclaren.com

Amel Boubaaya
Head of Lifestyle and EU Communications | McLaren Automotive Limited
Phone: +44 (0) 1483 261500
Mobile: +44 (0) 7920 531357
E-mail: amel.boubaaya@mclaren.com

Carolin Schulze
Senior Communications Specialist I Cembra Money Bank AG
Mobile: +41 (0)79 906 00 48
Email:
carolin.schulze@cembra.ch

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