Early in 2010, CGI Finance and Viking Sport Cruisers announced an exciting partnership that brings a strong retail finance backing to a premier global brand in Princess yachts.
CGI Finance is a subsidiary of Societe Generale, one of the largest banks in the world with 163,000 employees, 122 nationalities, and locations in 82 countries serving over 30 million customers. As one of the global leaders in the industry, CGI Finance has over 35 years of experience and a dedicated team of yacht finance experts. The North American branch has shown, for the last two years, remarkable success in entering the competitive US market and is now considered as one of the leading marine lenders in the country. In addition, CGI Finance is uniquely positioned to offer boat financing to a diverse national and international customer base that no other lender currently offers.
As part of this partnership, Viking Sport Cruisers is pleased to introduce Tom Spirito as Marine Finance Director. Tom brings years of experience, including an extensive background financing boats for the banking industry, and later as the owner of his own marine finance business. His expertise, coupled with the relationship between Viking Sport Cruisers and CGI Finance, will ensure that customers have access to the very best specialized marine finance programs available in today’s market.