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Rocks sponsor, the UK's first online mortgage brokerage business, has confirmed a deal with Edinburgh Rocks as their first main sponsor in a deal estimated to be worth a five-figure amount.

The tie-up will see the company's name emblazoned on the Rocks' vests and Ian Reid, co-owner of the Rocks was delighted. 

"The Rocks are excited by the association with Here we have two relatively young and ambitious Scottish organisations with a clear vision of what they are seeking to accomplish in the UK market and beyond. offers great deals on mortgages and the Rocks offer great entertainment on court - a powerful partnership."

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Gerry O'Neill, Managing Director at, a subsidiary of the exchange Holdings plc, commented on the deal:

"We were looking for a sponsorship which would allow us to support a Scottish team yet provide a solid return on marketing spend - so far we have benefited from several hours of national TV coverage for a fraction of the advertising spend.

"Basketball is an exciting and fast sport, which has the fastest growing viewing
figures in the UK. As the UK's first online mortgage brokerage we are the new
generation of financial service providers and we look forward to a successful
partnership with the Rocks, Scotland's only professional team, as they develop their position as one of the top teams in the UK." was launched in November from its UK operations base in
Livingston. Customers can log onto at any time of day or night and complete a mortgage application from a range of extremely competitive products, getting a decision within minutes.

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