Lifetime Announces Strategic Partnership with Rothbury Group - Scoop

10 December by Lifetime in Learning & Development, Rothbury

Lifetime Announces Strategic Partnership with Rothbury Group - Scoop

Lifetime Announces Strategic Partnership with Rothbury Group - Scoop

One of New Zealand’s strongest financial services businesses was created today following the announcement by Lifetime Group of its national strategic partnership with insurance brokerage Rothbury Group Limited.

The deal involves three key transactions, including an exchange of assets and expertise. This includes:

• Lifetime taking over Rothbury Life (Rothbury’s life insurance and mortgage division).

• Rothbury acquiring Lifetime’s General Insurance Brokerage.

• Rothbury purchasing a 19.5% ‘cornerstone’ of Lifetime shares.

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