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Abbey for Intermediaries launches new broker division

Abbey for intermediaries is today launching a new broker division, which will offer exclusives to a select number of mortgage brokers.

Associate Accounts, which is similar to the lender’s already operational key Accounts division, will offer ten mortgage brokers the chance to establish a commercial arrangement with AfI, allowing them to benefit from a dedicated management service.

Abbey for Intermediaries Key Accounts Director Adrian Whittaker says:  “The goal of establishing this new division is to strengthen our ties with the broker community and offer more commercial opportunities to those intermediaries who are not associated with a key account and yet have a strong and ongoing relationship with us.

“This is about expanding our level of involvement in the industry and in those brokers who have a mutual interest in working more closely with us. In developing this proposition we hope to engage more closely with companies to ensure we are doing all we can to support their business strategy”.

Abbey has appointed Claire Chick to support the new division as national key accounts manager.

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  1. So now we have not only direct deals but probably specials to parts of the broker community. Fragmentation and chaos continue to raise their ugly heads.

  2. “The goal of establishing this new division is to strengthen our ties with the broker community”

    But it is only offerred to 10 brokers? That will go a long way to strengthening ties. And it requires a person to be appointed to run it – sounds like a better deal for the top 10 introducers

  3. Nothing lost here as far as I’m concerned, I shudder every time it looks like I’m going to have to use Abbey for a mortgage so I’m hardly going to hurry to send them a commercial case am I?

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