BRP SECURES NEW RETAIL FINANCING WITH NATIONAL BANK FINANCIAL GROUP FOR CANADIAN DEALERS

Valcourt, Québec, May 30, 2011– BRP has entered into a new relationship with National Bank Financial Group to provide promotional retail financing to its retailers throughout Canada. This new resource enables Canadian dealers who carry Ski-Doo snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft and boats, Evinrude outboard engines and Can-Am ATV, side-by-side vehicles and roadsters to offer additional competitive retail financing options with expedited approval processes.

National Bank Financial Group is an integrated provider of financial services, combining retail advisory and brokerage services with institutional brokerage, investment banking, corporate finance and securities clearing services for third parties. National Bank Financial Group is  present in all regions of Canada  and has operations in the U.S. and Europe.

“National Bank Financial Group has been partnering with Canadian businesses for over 150 years to ensure economic growth and development in all regions where it operates,” said Kathleen Zicat, senior vice-president, Sales and service, Retail, National Bank Financial Group. “Consumers are to benefit from this new agreement between two key players in their respective markets."

"We continue to leverage our relationships with key lending institutions to provide our dealer network the best options for financing when selling our products,” said Yves Leduc, vice-president and general manager for BRP’s North America division. "Retailers still face many challenges when securing retail financing options for customers. National Bank Financial Group is now a key resource that will ease the selling process for our dealers.”

BRP dealers are well positioned to meet consumer demand and supported with the proper financing resources and buying incentives. From our "Ultimate Playground" demo events to the final purchase, consumers have an enhanced and complete buying experience from BRP.

Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP), a privately-held company, is a world leader in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of motorised recreational vehicles. Its portfolio of brands and products includes: Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea‑Doo watercraft and boats, Evinrude and Johnsonoutboard engines, Can-Am all-terrain and side-by-side vehicles and roadsters, as well as Rotax engines. BRP products are distributed in more than 100 countries.

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Sea-Doo, Ski-Doo, Lynx, Evinrude, Johnson, Can-Am, Rotax and the BRP logo are trademarks of Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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For information:

Julie Johnson
Media Relations
Tel: +1.704.573.2733
julie.johnson@brp.com

For corporate information:

Johanne Denault
Manager, Corporate Communications
Tel: +1.450.532.5173
johanne.denault@brp.com

For National Bank Financial Group information:

Joan Beauchamp
Senior Advisor, Public relations
National Bank Financial Group
Tel: +1.514. 394.6500
joan.beauchamp@nbc.ca