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Conti partners with A Place in the Sun

Overseas mortgage provider Conti Financial Services has formed a strategic partnership with the website of television series A Place in the Sun.

The partnership means that the show’s international property portal, will recommend Conti to all site visitors seeking an overseas mortgage.

Michael Axelrod, commercial director at Conti, says: “Undoubtedly A Place in the Sun is an immensely successful brand and we’re absolutely delighted to be part of this new venture.

“I have no doubt that the website will become the authoritative voice for overseas property, and we believe that Conti, as the UK’s leading overseas mortgage specialist, provides the perfect fit as a partner.”

Niall McOnegal, new media director of, says: “We are pleased to be launching the site with Conti as strategic partner for mortgages and believe the relationship will offer great benefits to our users.”


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