09.22.10

Rabobank Announced as Official Agribusiness Bank of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

Posted in 2010 Games, Sponsors, World Equestrian Games at 11:34 am by Press Release

LEXINGTON, KY—2 Days To Go—Rabobank, a leading bank in the global food and agriculture industry, is the Official Agribusiness Bank and sponsor of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

“We are pleased to have Rabobank join our family of sponsors,” said Terry Johnson, vice president of marketing and sales for the World Games 2010 Foundation. “Their commitment to financing agribusiness around the world makes them a perfect fit for the 2010 Games.”

As a premier financial services provider to the global food and agribusiness industry, Rabobank is the bank of choice to many leading animal feed companies in the U.S. and in key international markets.  Rabobank is also an active supporter of equestrian sports in its parent country, the Netherlands, sponsoring the Royal Dutch Equestrian Federation and Dutch Olympic Equestrian Teams, as well as talent development programs for young Dutch equestrians.

“Rabobank is delighted to be a part of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games,” said Adriaan Weststrate, Managing Director, Rabobank North America Wholesale banking. “We are thrilled to lend our support as Official Agribusiness Bank to an event which will bring together world leaders in the areas of equestrian health, nutrition and sports.  This sponsorship is a wonderful way to continue and extend our commitment to our many valued clients in the global animal feed industry, and to showcase the talent of the Dutch equestrian team.   We are especially pleased to be involved with the Games for their debut in the U.S., a country in which we have established a leadership position in the F&A market over the course of our 30-year presence.”

ABOUT RABOBANK

Rabobank (www.Rabobank.com) is the leading financial services provider to the global food and agribusiness industry, providing a full range of specialized services, products and advisory to meet the needs of wholesale, production and retail clients operating across the entire food and agri value chain.  Established as a banking cooperative by Dutch farmers over a century ago, Rabobank today is one of the 20 largest banks in the world by Tier I capital, with operations in over 40 countries.  Rabobank is ranked as one of the safest banks in the world, with a triple A credit rating from both Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s Investors Service for 29 years.  Rabobank remains true to its agricultural and cooperative heritage, and brings an unparalleled depth of industry knowledge, sector expertise, and long-term commitment to every client relationship.   Rabobank:  the financial link in the global food chain