LH-Finance, the marine division of United Bank (Glastonbury, Connecticut – USA) that provides retail and inventory financing, today announced a strategic partnership with Fountaine Pajot, a producer of luxury sail and power catamarans. This partnership, which provides competitive terms in retail financing and inventory (floorplan) financing to Fountaine Pajot in North America, continues a growing collaboration between Fountaine Pajot and LH-Finance. To kick off the partnership, LH-Finance offers a special retail financing program to Fountaine Pajot customers during the United States Sailboat Show, which runs Oct. 6-10, at the City Dock in Annapolis, Maryland.
ICommenting on the partnership, Nicolas Gardies, CEO of Fountaine Pajot, said “We are confident that this expanded partnership with LH-Finance will help us further extend our reach in the North American market. In addition, announcing our partnership with the start of the fall sailboat show in Annapolis couldn’t be better.”
“Fountaine Pajot has developed a very strong reputation for building unique sail and power catamarans,” said William H.W. Crawford, IV, CEO of United Bank. “As a strategic partner, it is only natural that we play a key role in boosting Fountaine Pajot’s growth in North America by providing them inventory and retail financing solutions tailored to their needs.”