Just days after drafting three new players, St Kilda has secured another star recruit with Pepper Group Limited (Pepper) today announced as the club’s newest principal partner.  

St Kilda CEO Matt Finnis said Pepper is a global financial services business that offers a range of consumer finance products and services including home and car loans in Australia and other personal finance and home loan products throughout Europe and Asia.

“There is so much positivity surrounding our club and having an international business like Pepper join us and commit to being part of the journey we are taking is fantastic,” Finnis said.

“On and off-field the Saints are becoming a destination club that businesses want to be involved with -  today is an exciting and important day for us and I urge all Saints fans to consider and utilise the financial services that Pepper has to offer.”

The three-year partnership will see Pepper join Dare Iced Coffee as a principal partner and their new consumer lending brand Pepper Money will feature on the back of home-game guernseys and on the front of clash guernseys (including Round 1).

Pepper is an exciting, high-quality principal partner that since starting in Sydney 15-years ago have grown into an international business with more than 1,400 staff across Australasia, Asia and Europe,” Finnis said.

“They want to increase their brand awareness and client base in Victoria specifically and - as has been the case with Dare Iced Coffee - we know that being involved with the Saints will help them achieve that.”

“In deciding to partner with St Kilda specifically, we were drawn to the similarity of both Pepper’s and the Saints’ values. St Kilda places priority on personal development, it seeks to empower its people and celebrate their achievements.  At Pepper, we work with people wanting to achieve their dream of home or car ownership,” Pepper Co Group CEO Patrick Tuttle said.

Pepper is proud to be part of the spirit of St Kilda and we look forward to sharing future success with the St Kilda community,” Pepper Co Group CEO Mike Culhane said.

Finnis thanked LEDified for supporting the Saints over the past few years saying the club appreciated the partnership and that both parties had benefited.