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Viking Sport Cruisers signs deal with marine financier

Marine financing specialist CGI Finance and Viking Sport Cruisers have entered into a partnership, the companies announced.

"All of us at Viking are very excited to be associated with CGI, whom we consider to be the worldwide leader in marine finance," said Tom Carroll Sr., president and CEO of Viking Sport Cruisers, in a statement. "Their ability to provide superior service and terms was instrumental in helping us to have a very successful experience during the recent Miami show. We are looking forward to a long and continually successful relationship with CGI."

"I'm proud to announce this partnership. Combining together the performance, quality and luxury of Viking Sport Cruisers yachts with the unprecedented experience, reputation, dedication to service and leadership of CGI Finance, we will be able to provide efficient and personalized solutions to satisfy our clientele," said Hervé Bonnet, global director of boat financing activity for the CGI Group, in a statement.

CGI Finance is the North American subsidiary of the CGI Group, a financial establishment founded in 1951, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Société Générale.

Viking Sport Cruisers is headquartered in New Gretna, N.J.

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