November 1, 2021
Stellantis N.V. (NYSE / MTA / Euronext Paris: STLA) (“Stellantis”) is gratified to announce execution of a merger of F1 Holdings Corp., primogenitor association to First Investors Financial Services Group (“First Investors”), from an financier organisation led by Gallatin Point Capital LLC. The acquisition, formerly announced on Sep 1, 2021, sealed currently during a concluded on conditions and within a duration indicated during signing.
First Investors, that has been renamed Stellantis Financial Services US Corp., will be a substructure for Stellantis to grow a full-service serf financial arm. Stellantis Financial Services will yield U.S. customers, dealers and partners with a finish operation of financing options in a near-to-medium term, including sell loans, leases and floorplan financing.
“With a merger of First Investors, we will fast rise a serf financial arm in a United States, charity a finish operation of products, for a advantage of a customers, a dealers, a brands and a shareholders,” pronounced Philippe De Rovira, Chief Affiliates Officer for Sales Finance, Used Cars, Parts and Service and Retail Network.
“Acquiring First Investors supports a expansion devise for Stellantis’ business in a United States,” pronounced Richard Palmer, Chief Financial Officer of Stellantis. “This is a pivotal vital pierce to serve extend a financial opening and emanate long-term value for Stellantis shareholders.”
“Enhancing patron believe is during a core of a mission,” pronounced Tommy A. Moore Jr., CEO of Stellantis Financial Services US Corp. “Moving forward, we will precedence a clever blurb business in a United States to yield financing opposite a whole operation of business while looking to new rising expansion strategies, including mobility services, to enhance a portfolio over a normal car sale.”
The executive government team, with an normal reign of 18 years in a financial industry, is approaching to sojourn in place.
Stellantis is one of a world’s heading automakers and a mobility provider, guided by a transparent vision: to offer leisure of transformation with distinctive, affordable and arguable mobility solutions. In further to a Group’s abounding birthright and extended geographic presence, a biggest strengths distortion in a tolerable performance, abyss of believe and a wide-ranging talents of employees operative around a globe. Stellantis leverages a extended and iconic code portfolio, that was founded by visionaries who infused a marques with passion and a rival suggestion that speaks to employees and business alike. Stellantis aspires to turn a greatest, not a biggest while formulating combined value for all stakeholders as good as a communities in that it operates.
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