New Zealand-based fintech Laybuy, has signed a deal with Manchester United to become the club’s official Financial partners. The unique partnership will give fans exciting new and interest-free payment options to buy club merchandise and show support for the club. Laybuy also becomes the club’s first official buy-now-pay-later partner.
As part of this partnership, Manchester United’s fans will be able to buy the club’s official merchandise and split the cost of the purchase into interest-free payments over six weeks. Laybuy will also look into integrating with Manchester United’s other retail platforms in 2021.
The financial firm also gets access to one of the top clubs in England, helping them to leverage the brand value in the market and reach out to a broader audience. Simultaneously, Laybay is also gearing up to float on the Australian Stock Exchange.
Gary Rohloff, co-founder and managing director of Laybuy, said, “At Laybuy, we share our customers’ obsession with football, and we want to help as many fans as we can
enjoy and celebrate the game. That is why we are incredibly excited to be partnering with Manchester United, who have some of the most passionate fans in the world.”
Sean Jefferson, director of partnerships at Manchester United, said, “We know fans are looking for a range of different payment options that best meet their specific needs. That is why we are delighted to be partnering with Laybuy, a global leader in Buy Now Pay Later technology, to provide fans access to a more convenient way of purchasing club merchandise and services.”
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