Singapore, 18 October 2018
Singapore’s first and largest robo-advisor CONNECT by Crossbridge today announced its new sponsorship with the Australian and New Zealand Association (ANZA) Soccer. This demonstrates the key role it plays in fostering a welcoming and multinational community that emphasises collaboration and teamwork.
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With over 40 years of experience in delivering quality soccer programmes, ANZA Soccer provides opportunities for children aged 3 to 18 to participate in organised grassroots soccer in a fun, friendly and social environment in Singapore. As part of the partnership, CONNECT by Crossbridge will be sponsoring the Vikings club in the upcoming soccer season. With approximately 90 children aged 7 to 16 across seven teams within the league, these children will receive their own Vikings CONNECT by Crossbridge kits, which include soccer clothes, shoes, and equipment.
Members of the Vikings club at ANZA soccer with their CONNECT by Crossbridge kits
In March this year, CONNECT by Crossbridge became a Gold Sponsor of ANZA. This 18-month partnership includes the sponsorship of the “Chill, Chat, Connect: Networking Series” – a series of three business networking events covering a range of topics for a corporate audience – and Team Sponsorship in the ANZA Soccer Junior League.
“CONNECT by Crossbridge’s continued support of ANZA is a demonstration of our ongoing commitment to promoting a vibrant culture through fun and engaging social activities among the ANZA community,” said Charlie O’Flaherty, Partner and Head of Digital Strategy & Distribution, Crossbridge Capital. “Participating in sports and other physical activities is important in the holistic development of children. CONNECT by Crossbridge will continue to play a role in enabling their multi-faceted growth and help ANZA Soccer grow from strength to strength.”
“We hope that our efforts will encourage and empower others to contribute positively to their community. This is also aligned with the aim of the CONNECT by Crossbridge solution, where customers will be empowered to take control of finances and achieve their life goals, with giving back being a fundamental goal for many,” he added.
“CONNECT by Crossbridge’s support will be key to ANZA Soccer as we create fun and enjoyable experiences for the children taking part in the upcoming season. We are happy to further extend our partnership with them, and will work together to foster greater community spirit,” said Kerry Low, General Manager, ANZA.
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About CONNECT by Crossbridge
CONNECT by Crossbridge is Singapore’s first and largest robo-adviser, launched in November 2016. Developed in collaboration with top-tier industry providers – Morningstar, Pershing (a BNY Mellon Company), Julius Baer and Bambu, CONNECT by Crossbridge is an intuitive digital platform offering tailored investment strategies to accredited investors in Singapore. Having a U.S.-regulated entity as custodian (Pershing) means that U.S. expatriate investors are also eligible to invest on the platform. CONNECT by Crossbridge uses actively managed Certificates as the investment vehicle for investors’ portfolios. Banque Julius Baer, one of Switzerland’s leading private banks, provides and issues these Certificates. Each CONNECT Certificate is built around its unique investment strategy, formulated in partnership with Morningstar, and may hold individual securities, commodities, exchange traded funds, or other alternative assets – all chose to provide optimal returns at every level of risk.
About Crossbridge Capital
Crossbridge Capital was launched in 2008 in London with a vision to create an independent, investment advisory firm that offers a fully integrated financial services platform to entrepreneurs and families in Emerging Markets worldwide. Today, backed by two of the world’s leading banks as minority investors, Crossbridge Capital operates in many of the world’s leading Emerging Markets supported by a team of 34 professionals in four Crossbridge Capital locations: London, Singapore, Monaco and Malta. After its successful launch in London with authorisation and regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), in November 2010 Crossbridge Capital officially opened its first Asia office in Singapore after receiving approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). In May 2016 the company opened its doors in Monaco after receiving authorisation from the Commission for the Control of Financial Activities (CCAF). These signalled significant landmarks in the company’s history and set the bar for its ambitious, yet considered geographic and client engagement growth strategy.
More information can be found at www.crossbridgecapital.com.