Investec has officially extended its sponsorship of rugby sensation Cheslin Kolbe for an additional three years. The collaboration between Kolbe and Investec commenced in August 2022 and has flourished into a formidable partnership between the esteemed rugby star and South Africa’s premier wealth management firm.

This sponsorship renewal, orchestrated by the renowned Roc Nation Sports International agency, will see Investec continue to provide Cheslin and the Kolbe family with expert banking, financial services, and wealth management.

The vision behind this extended partnership revolves around celebrating Kolbe’s exceptional journey, marked by resilience, determination, and unwavering commitment, exemplified by his recent stellar performance in the 2023 Rugby World Cup. The renewed collaboration not only seeks to showcase Investec’s financial services but also aims to inspire and champion individuals, like Cheslin, who defy expectations.

Ryan Parkhurst, head of marketing at Investec Wealth & Investment International, expressed the significance of announcing the extension of this fantastic working relationship.

He stated, “The Kolbe family faces intricate international financial needs, especially with Cheslin’s venture into playing in Japan. As always, Investec is dedicated to providing specialized expertise, ensuring the Kolbe family feels secure, knowing they are in the hands of the leading international bank and wealth manager who understands their goals, family requirements, and career dynamics.”

Commenting on the sponsorship extension, Cheslin Kolbe shared, “We have complete faith in the Investec team, and after such a rewarding experience since the inception of our partnership, extending our collaboration was a natural decision. I find comfort in knowing that our finances, assets, and wealth management are expertly handled. We are eagerly anticipating what lies ahead over the next three years.”

Michael Yormark, president of Roc Nation Sports International, expressed his excitement about the continuation of a sponsorship characterized by essential alignment and synergy.

“From the outset, Cheslin identified Investec as a brand he greatly admires, making it a proud moment to facilitate such a natural partnership. Both Cheslin and Investec have ascended to the top of their respective fields through perseverance, dedication, and drive. This ‘Out of the Ordinary’ journey is undoubtedly poised to reach new heights over the next three years.”