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THE RIDER EXTRA FEBRUARY 2010 /5
The 1st International Gay Polo Tournament
Now Presented by Credit Suisse
Wellington, FL - February 16, promote the visibility of the LGBT
2010 - The 1st International Gay community,” said Sears. When: Saturday, April 3, 2010
Polo Tournament is pleased to Logan noted, “The GPL is proud
announce that Credit Suisse has to be associated with a company that Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
become the presenting sponsor, is so clearly supportive of our com-
effective February 1, 2010, for a one- munity, and we look forward to Sponsorship: The GPL offers
year period of time. The tournament wearing their logo on our tournament numerous ways to get involved and
will be held on April 3, 2010 at the shirts.” GPL hopes that this partner- connect with participants, spectators,
Grand Champions Polo Club in and receive press coverage of
Wellington, Florida. future.
Through the sponsorship, Cred- For more information about the
it Suisse has the opportunity to GPL or for sponsorship opportuni-
attend the tournament and numer- ties please contact:
ous other Gay Polo League social
events and tournaments during the The Gay Polo League
2010-2011 year. In addition, Credit Website: www.GayPolo.com
Suisse will be the logo worn on the Phone: 561-868-1807
chest of the player’s uniforms, will Fax: 561-753-3386
be on prominent display during the
tournament, will have many excit- Gay Polo League
ing sponsorship opportunities C/O PMG
throughout the year, and will be 12230 Forest Hill Blvd. Suite 214
The Gay Polo League at the Mack Jason Invitational - Menlo Circus Polo
given VIP Hospitality at the April Wellington, Florida 33414
Club - June 2009. Photo © 2010 Photo Provided Courtesy of Client.
3, 2010 event.
banking and asset management. employs approximately 47,600 peo-
“The Gay Polo League is ship will drive greater awareness of About Credit Suisse AG
Credit Suisse provides advisory ser- ple. The registered shares (CSGN) of
extremely excited to have Credit the work that Credit Suisse is already Credit Suisse AG is one of the
vices, comprehensive solutions and Credit Suisse’s parent company,
Suisse as our first corporate spon- doing. world’s leading financial services
innovative products to companies, Credit Suisse Group AG, are listed in
sor,” said Talbot Logan, member of providers and is part of the Credit
institutional clients and high-net- Switzerland and, in the form of
the GPL with a USPA -1 rating. 1st Annual International Gay Polo Suisse group of companies (referred
worth private clients globally, as American Depository Shares (CS), in
“Besides being one of the world’s League Tournament Presented by to here as ‘Credit Suisse’). As an
well as to retail clients in Switzer- New York. Further information
leading financial services providers, Credit Suisse Fast Facts: integrated bank, Credit Suisse offers
land. Credit Suisse is headquartered about Credit Suisse can be found at
Credit Suisse is also a recognized clients its combined expertise in the
in Zurich and operates in over 50 www.credit-suisse.com
leader in promoting a diverse work- Event: The International Gay Polo areas of private banking, investment
countries worldwide. The group
force. In particular, the Bank’s Les- League (GPL) is pleased to
bian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgen- announce their 1st Annual Polo
Team Maximus and Team Quadrus. Photo provided courtesy of client. This
photo may be used free of charge only in relation to this press release.
der (LGBT)-focus that has earned Tournament in Wellington, FL
Credit Suisse a 100% on the HRC
Corporate Equality Index, 100% on What: Unprecedented, the GPL
the Stonewall UK Index, and most Tournament will take place during
recently the 2010 HRC Innovation the first week of April. The tourna-
Award for creating the first LGBT ment will field four teams, each of
MBA recruiting program on Wall which is to be comprised of GPL
Street.” players and anchored by a high-goal
Credit Suisse is taking this professional.
opportunity to partner with the Gay
Polo League (GPL) to showcase its Who is GPL: GPL is the sole inter-
mission with regard to diversity and national polo league to be primarily
inclusion. Todd Sears, Head of comprised of lesbian and gay play-
Diversity and Inclusion for Credit ers. Founded to enable gay men and
Suisse, explained, “Given Credit women to share their interest in this
Suisse’s focus on both the diversity unique sport, GPL has created a
of our employees and across our community of passionate, like-mind-
client base, partnering with the GPL ed athletes. GPL’s mission is to pro-
provides a unique opportunity for the vide the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and
Bank.” transgender (GLBT) community
The 1st International Gay Polo with the opportunity to develop and
Tournament’s objective is to not refine the necessary skills for partici-
only create diversity, but also to pating in this exceptional sport. To
show Wellington, an already estab- achieve its mission, GPL continues
lished Polo Community, and the rest to promote participation in amateur
of the world that the GPL is a serious competitions and foster fellowship
team. and goodwill among all members.
“Credit Suisse is thrilled not only
to support a great team, but also to Where: Grand Champions Polo Club
be part of a pioneering effort, which Located at the corner of Lake
we believe will continue to break Worth Road and South Shore Boule-
down barriers around minorities and vard
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