Rathbones announces extended partnership with Lacrosse Scotland ahead of the U19 World Championships

Rathbone Brothers Plc (Rathbones), the FTSE 250 wealth management company, announces its extended partnership with Lacrosse Scotland until 2017. The partnership comes during an exciting time for the sport with confirmation that U19 World Championships 2015 will be held in Edinburgh.  

Rathbones' sponsorship has enabled Lacrosse Scotland to set up the Rathbones Fund, a body which offers grants to lacrosse players, and also clubs which are aiming to develop the sport in Scotland. This partnership between Rathbones and Lacrosse Scotland aims to increase participation and facilitate greater accessibility of the sport.  

The President of Lacrosse Scotland, Jane Claydon, commented “I am very pleased that our partnership with Rathbones is continuing.   Lacrosse Scotland welcomes Rathbones’ vision for the support and development of the game. We are delighted that we have the opportunity to partner with an outstanding company which is clearly so committed to helping the next generation of players.”

Head of Rathbones’ Edinburgh office, David Macaulay, commented: “Teaming up with Lacrosse Scotland reflects our values and our commitment to young people. Our partnership will ensure players are getting additional support and supervision as the sport continues to grow in popularity. Rathbones’ investment will support the growth of the sport and ensure the best possible experience for players and supporters at events.”  

“We are committed to investing in the next generation, as demonstrated by our Financial Awareness programme for schools and other youth development initiatives such as the sponsorship of the Education Business Awards and other educational events, including Bang goes the Borders and the Chalke Valley History Festival for Schools ”

For further press information, please contact: Christopher Dean Head of Communications Rathbone Investment Management 020 7399 0000 

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