Once again this year, the festival brings together brands, shops, distributors and end customers

It will take place from 22 to 24 September in Girona

Cetelem, a commercial brand of BNP Paribas Personal Finance, has renewed its sponsorship of the Sea Otter Europe Costa Brava Girona by Continental international cycling festival, which will be held in Girona from 22 to 24 September, thus demonstrating their support and commitment to the cycling sector. Once again this year, it will be a Sponsor of this event, which brings together brands, shops and distributors, as well as end customers.

The cycling sector in Spain involves a strategic commitment. The group collaborates with the key interested parties that make the development of this industry possible: brands, associations and distributors. A leader in the sector, Cetelem Spain is present in more than 800 physical and e-commerce shops, contributing to the promotion of more sustainable mobility solutions. Cetelem also makes its specialised consumer studies available to the sector. According to data from the latest Spain Consumer Study by El Observatorio de Cetelem, the average expenditure of Spaniards surveyed in this industry was €353, 21% more than in the previous year.

Alberto Sanz, Account Director and head of the cycling sector at BNP Paribas Personal Finance Spain, said: “Our purpose is to promote access to a more responsible and sustainable consumption to support our customers and partners and, therefore, for the fifth consecutive year, Cetelem will be a Sea Otter Sponsor at this important professional cycling event in Spain”.

*About Sea Otter Europe

Sea Otter Europe is a festival made for the cycling enthusiasts and for all the brands in the sector. It promotes social, sustainable and committed values and bringing together brands, shops and distributors, but also end consumers.

About BNP Paribas Personal Finance in Spain

“To promote access to more responsible and sustainable consumption to support our customers and partners”

BNP Paribas Personal Finance, known in the Spanish market through its commercial brand Cetelem, specialises in consumer credit, personal loans and card management. It has been operating in Spain since 1988, where it currently has more than 1,500 employees and 3.5 million customers. In addition to being a financial partner of major consumer durables distribution companies and car dealerships, it is also a benchmark for information and analysis of its market thanks to the El Observatorio Cetelem study.

In the same line of support for partners and customers, Cetelem is launching the BaaS (Banking As A Service) service, extending its range of services to new financial solutions in the field of digital banking. Cetelem offers a comprehensive service as a banking institution, with asset and liability products – current accounts, debit cards and interest-bearing savings accounts – also through 100% digital processes.

BNP Paribas Personal Finance is part of International Financial Services, within the retail banking area of BNP Paribas. BNP Paribas Personal Finance is a member of the AEB (Asociación Española de Banca [Spanish Banking Association]), and is an active member of the Asociación Nacional de Establecimientos Financieros de Crédito [National Association of Financial Credit Establishments] (ASNEF), the Asociación de Empresas Españolas Contra el Fraude [Association of Spanish Companies Against Fraud] (AEECF) and the Asociación para el desarrollo de la experiencia cliente [Association for the Development of the Customer Experience] (DEC).

For the ninth consecutive year, BNP Paribas Personal Finance has been awarded the “Top Employer España” certificate in 2022, accrediting the entity as a company that promotes optimal conditions for the personal and professional development of its employees.

Further information: www.seaottereurope.com