LONDON, November 28 2013 – Major Events International (MEI) has signed a landmark agreement with Halo Financial to provide foreign exchange services for its clients.

MEI provides companies and government agencies with highly focused and tailored support to help them to break into or expand their services around major sporting events around the world.

MEI founder Dennis Mills said: “Halo Financial provide a superb range of financial services and with MEI’s work with clients focused on contracts overseas, there is a great opportunity for us to provide them with Halo’s foreign exchange services.

“MEI is committing to fully supporting businesses working overseas in the major events arena and Halo is one of a number of financial, legal and other professional service providers that we will be working with in the future.”

As part of the arrangement, Halo will provide consultancy support to MEI members and clients, offering them the most favourable dealing rates on the foreign exchange markets.

Mimzee Brewer, Halo Financial Business Development Consultant added: “We are delighted to be working with MEI and are very excited about what 2014 will hold for both organisations. So far, the connections that we have made through MEI have been fantastic and I am sure this will continue to evolve into a fruitful partnership for all involved”.

The partnership agreement centres on the introductory opportunities that MEI provides through its dealings with companies active in the export market.

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NOTES TO EDITORS

Major Events International (MEI) was formed in 2007 and specialises in helping companies succeed in the major events industry.

MEI offers business support services to companies bidding for, hosting or supplying major iconic global events such as the Olympic Games and World Cups.

MEI offers a wide range of services including organising overseas mission support; strategic bid and host city support; and advice to access key suppliers for stadium and venue builds and upgrades.

Our network of suppliers and experts will be of value to any company looking to increase their presence in the international major events world.

In addition to a range of bespoke consultancy services and a particular focus on Brazil, MEI run the only global professional membership scheme for individuals and companies across all sectors who wish to be included in this specialist community.

The tailored MEI major events information service from our online major events portal gives readers the latest news and in-depth analysis on procurement for the events and sports world, together with supplier directories and focused advertising from the global events community.

This is underpinned by a quarterly digest which has been significantly enhanced of late to give subscribers access to market intelligence and procurement data, hosted on the main MEI web sites in Brazil and for a wider international readership. 

MEI staff have been involved in a wide range of international events including: Beijing Olympic Games 2008; Commonwealth Games India 2010, London Olympic Games 2012; and have been present in Brazil since 2009. Qatar is now moving into focus and other UK based events beyond London 2012 to include Commonwealth Games Glasgow and Rugby World Cup 2015.

About Halo Financial

Halo Financial is a leading UK foreign exchange brokerage, offering a comprehensive range of services to individuals and businesses since its inception in 2005. The business prides itself on offering a flexible and personalised approach for each of its clients, simplifying the seemingly complex foreign exchange market to maximise savings in currency transactions and make money go further.

Halo Financial specialises in managing currency risk by offering hedging strategies and best execution for B2B and B2C clients with vertical expertise in numerous industry sectors such as international trade, financial, education, migration and overseas property.  Staffed by qualified technical analysts, the company is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority and HM Revenue and Customs.

For more information please visit www.halofinancial.com/mei   

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