COPENHAGEN, Denmark, January 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Saxo Bank, the online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, today announces a new sponsorship of Lasse Sørensen, winner of the 2014 French F4 Championship, as well as its continued support of older brother and GP2 driver, Marco Sørensen.
Lasse, 18, is regarded as the emerging talent in Danish motor racing and is Manor MP Motorsport's second signing for its Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 team.
Saxo Bank has sponsored Marco Sørensen since 2014 and announced on Wednesday that it would continue to support Marco until at least the end of 2015. Marco switched to GP2 from Formula Renault 3.5 Series mid last season and achieved his maiden GP2 victory in October 2014.
Lars Seier Christensen, co-CEO and co-founder, Saxo Bank A/S said:
"We are delighted to be supporting the brothers of future Danish sporting success. Marco is the model candidate to have our backing. He is determined and has the discipline and talent to reach his ambitious goals and can inspire and enrich a whole generation. Lasse has fantastic potential and has shown the skill and ambition to climb to the top of motor racing. We are privileged to help both of them seize every opportunity that arises in the sport.
"At the heart of Saxo Bank is a passionate commitment to empowering opportunities. We have a long tradition of supporting Danish talent with international ambitions. Sponsoring sports such as motor racing and cycling not only gives us marketing exposure but an opportunity to offer clients something very special. We wish Marco and Lasse all the best for the 2015 season and are looking forward to following the brothers with our clients."
Lasse Sørensen said, "To have an organization such as Saxo Bank put its faith in me is fantastic. At my age, I need a support network that allows me to achieve my ambitious goals and Saxo Bank is perfectly placed to do that. I would like to thank the bank for its support and I look forward to a tremendous journey ahead."
These new sponsorship packages mark a continuation of Saxo Bank's allegiance with the sporting world. The bank entered a one-year business partnership with Lotus F1 team in 2014 and it has sponsored the UCI ProTour cycling team Tinkoff-Saxo and Riis Cycling (now Tinkoff Sport) since 2008.
About Saxo Bank
Saxo Bank is an online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, offering private investors and institutional clients a complete set of tools for their trading and investment strategies. Its financial community portal, TradingFloor.com, is the first multi-asset social trading platform. A fully licensed and regulated European bank, Saxo Bank enables clients to trade FX, CFDs, ETFs, Stocks, Futures, Options and other derivatives on our award-winning SaxoTrader platform, accessible on PCs, tablets or smartphones through a single account and available in more than 20 languages. The platform is white-labelled by more than 100 major financial institutions worldwide. Saxo Bank also offers professional portfolio and fund management as well as traditional banking services through Saxo Privatbank. Founded in 1992, Saxo Bank is headquartered in Copenhagen and has offices in 26 countries throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Africa and Australia.
SOURCE Saxo Bank