About Branded Financial Services
Branded Financial Services was established to provide premium motor vehicle finance products and services in New Zealand and Australia. We’re exclusively a motor vehicle financier so our products are tailored and perfectly suited to assist you in purchasing your next vehicle. Branded Financial Services is owned and operated by Avanti Finance Limited.
Our financial services heritage is born from 30 years experience in the automotive industry in Australia and New Zealand. Branded Financial Services continues that heritage by serving automotive dealers and their customers across both countries. The expertise and professionalism of our company and team speaks for itself.
Whilst we provide financial services for all makes of motor vehicles, we’re also proud to be partnered with the following brands for financial services:
New Zealand: BYD, SsangYong, Great Wall Motors, Haval, Maserati, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Alfa Romeo, Fiat Passenger & Commercial & RAM vehicles.
Australia: Maserati, RAM, LDV and Chery vehicles.
Meet our Team
General Manager Auto
Mike joins Avanti with 25 years’ sales and strategic leadership experience in the financial services industry in both New Zealand and the UK. He’s held roles in fleet management, asset finance and wealth management.
National Sales Manager (NZ, Auto Sales)
Lee heads up the Sales team at Branded Financial Services, and is responsible for OEM (original equipment manufacturer) partnerships and the ongoing development of our nationwide introducer network. His background spans 25 years in the automotive leasing and financial services sectors.
South Island Regional Manager
Murray has been a part of the motor vehicle industry for over 20 years, initially as a frontline business manager at a variety of dealerships, then moving into the vehicle finance industry. For the past 15 years, Murray has been involved in all aspects of vehicle finance, including floorplan and bailment facilities.
Murray enjoys working with dealerships, especially in providing assistance where he can help maximise finance revenue opportunities and dealership profitability.
Auto Lending Manager
Chris joined BFS NZ in 2021 with 10 years of experience in the finance industry across credit, operations, and risk. He oversees the development and ongoing training of a team of experienced lenders and support staff. Chris is solutions-focused and enjoys achieving results for his customers and dealership network.