Launch of Groupe Beneteau Financial Services
Groupe Beneteau makes a bold move to provide private labeled financial services in North America. The wholesale and retail financing solutions provided by LH-Finance, expert marine lenders, will be private-labeled as Groupe Beneteau Financial Services.
Groupe Beneteau Financial Services will focus on providing unique customized financing solutions to the dealers and customers of Groupe Beneteau’s brands in North America.
“We are delighted to offer branded innovative, competitive and exclusive financing solutions to both our dealer network and our customers. Providing access to dedicated financing solutions opens up many opportunities to support our fast-paced growth,” commented George Armendariz, CEO of Groupe Beneteau Americas.
Hervé Bonnet, President and CEO of LH-Finance, added, “We are honored to continue our partnership with Groupe Beneteau. Our primary goal is to provide through this new venture, the best experience to their customers by tailoring our financing solutions to better meet their needs.”
LH-Finance, also referred to as L’Hermione Finance, the Marine Division of United Bank of Glastonbury, Connecticut (Member FDIC), offers both retail solutions to customers and wholesale financing to dealers and boat manufacturers. With its experienced team dedicated to marine financing based in Baltimore, Maryland, LH-Finance is uniquely positioned to provide exceptional customer service through a combination of strong partnerships with premium multinational brands, industry expertise, innovative products and competitive rates.
For more information, please visit https://www.LH-FINANCE.com
About Groupe Beneteau
Groupe Beneteau stands out in Europe and worldwide thanks to its longevity and its exceptionally diverse range of products.
Founded in 1884, the family-owned yard has evolved over time, from fishing vessels to leisure boating, then diversifying into new industrial sectors. The Group has developed unique skillsets and technical know-how. Today, through its Boat and Housing business lines, its activities are truly international.
As the boating industry's global market leader, Groupe Beneteau, through its Boat division’s 12 brands, offers over 200 recreational boat models serving its customers’ diverse navigational needs and uses, from sailing to motorboating, monohulls and catamarans.
Leading the European leisure homes market, the three brands from the Group's Housing division offer a comprehensive range of leisure homes, lodges and pods that combine eco-design with high standards of quality, comfort and practicality.
With its international industrial capabilities and global sales network, the Group employs nearly 8,300 people, primarily in France, the US, Poland, Italy and China.