Pata Yamaha Welcomes New FX Partnership with AFEX

September 24 2020

Pata Yamaha Welcomes New FX Partnership with AFEX

Pata Yamaha Welcomes New FX Partnership with AFEX

The Pata Yamaha WorldSBK Official Team with Rizla is proud to announce a new partnership with AFEX as its Exclusive Foreign Exchange partner today.

The announcement comes as a positive reinforcement of the Pata Yamaha team’s drive for constant improvement on and off the track, witnessed by its progression to front-running race winners and podium challengers following Yamaha’s return to WorldSBK competition in 2016.

AFEX is a leading global payment and risk management specialist, serving more than 35,000 commercial and private clients around the world. The collaboration with the Pata Yamaha team, both as a partner and service provider, underlines AFEX’s commitment to innovation and excellence.

Jon Delaney - UK Sales Director - AFEX: "We are delighted to become the Exclusive Foreign Exchange Partner to the Pata Yamaha WorldSBK Official Team - and to help them and their partners to better manage their currency exposures. For AFEX, this new partnership expands our alignment in sport, particularly during these challenging times. We look forward to achieving great things together."

Paul Denning - Team Principal - Pata Yamaha WorldSBK Official Team: "It is a pleasure to welcome AFEX to the team. In the current climate, the commitment of our partners is critical in terms of Yamaha and the team achieving our mutual goals. AFEX has already delivered us cost efficiencies on our currency exposures and we hope to share this expertise and to establish AFEX as the “go-to” corporate FX partner in the WorldSBK paddock. We aim to deliver AFEX a valuable return on investment that goes beyond pure racing activity to forming a mutually beneficial and long lasting partnership."


AFEX has pioneered personalised global payments and risk management, providing a tailored solution since 1979. AFEX serves more than 35,000 active commercial and private clients from 22 offices across the Americas, EMEA and APAC, executing over one million transactions annually in more than 100 currencies. With a full portfolio of hedging tools and foreign exchange services supported by our proprietary state-of-the-art technologies, AFEX specialists tailor strategically adept global payment and foreign exchange solutions to help clients achieve the most favourable outcomes.


Featuring Yamaha’s youngest and most exciting official rider line-up of Michael van der Mark and Toprak Razgatlıoğlu, the Pata Yamaha WorldSBK Official Team with Rizla has clear goals for race and championship victory in 2020. Operated in direct partnership between Yamaha Motor Europe and Crescent Racing, the team’s collaboration presents a dynamic racing team with highly-experienced engineering staff to extract the best of Yamaha’s proven racing pedigree and winning machinery within the world’s premier production superbike series.

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