Hawks sign Pepper Money as Principal Partner for 2021

Posted: 12-01-2021

Hawks Basketball Club is proud to announce non-bank lender, Pepper Money as its new Principal partner for the upcoming NBL season starting on 15 January 2021.

Pepper Money offers a range of flexible loan solutions to serve the changing needs of Australian families and businesses. The range includes home loans, car loans, personal loans and commercial loans.

The Hawks President and Co-Owner, Dorry Kordahi, welcomed Pepper Group to The Hawks saying “Having Pepper Money join us as Principal partner is fantastic.  We are delighted that they have committed to being part of our journey towards success in 2021.”

Pepper Money was attracted to the foundation NBL club as the ambitions the Hawks have both within the league and in the community are aligned to  Pepper’s corporate mission – ‘To help people succeed’.

They are also seeking to boost awareness of the Pepper Money brand amongst regional NSW and across Australia. 

Commenting on the new sponsorship, Pepper Money’s Australian and New Zealand CEO, Mario Rehayem said “As a people focused lender, Pepper Money specialises in flexible loan solutions that help people through the highs, lows and unexpected events that real life throws at them.

This partnership along with our shared values with The Hawks will allow us to champion people that are traditionally underserved and make a tangible difference in the community."

"We wanted to join the Hawk’s family to help them rebuild their franchise, reclaim success in the league and serve the community in the Illawarra region. This also ensures our brand is seen by a wider audience of sporting fans in Illawarra and across Australia”. Mario Rehayem 


In line with Pepper Money's commitment to include a strong element of community support in their sporting sponsorships, part of the financial investment will go towards the establishment of a Hawks local business community program.

The terms of Pepper Money’s sponsorship have not been disclosed.

For more information please contact:

Melinda Hofman
Senior Communications Manager
Pepper Group Limited
0438 855 991

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