Lifetime Group gets life business, sells general - Good Returns

19 December 2016 by Lifetime in Learning & Development, Rothbury, General Insurance

Lifetime Group gets life business, sells general - Good Returns

Lifetime Group gets life business, sells general - Good Returns

The Christchurch-based Lifetime Group has formed a strategic partnership with insurance brokerage Rothbury Group which see each one focus on its core strengths.

The two groups will work together and Lifetime will focus on life insurance and mortgages and Rothbury will do general insurance.

Under the deal Lifetime has acquired Rothbury’s life and mortgage businesses; Rothbury gets Lifetime’s general business and it has taken a cornerstone shareholding in Lifetime Group.

Rothbury, which is the fourth largest general broker in New Zealand and part of the ASX-listed Steadfast Group, has bought a 19.5% stake in the business valued at $4.5 million.

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