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Hinton & Wild up for sale

Ecclesiastical Life has announced its intention to sell independent equity release adviser Hinton & Wild as part of a re-focussing of its financial services strategy.

Ecclesiastical’s focus for the future will be on developing a multi-tie proposition and providing a range of financial products through third parties.

Hinton & Wild has been an Ecclesiastical Insurance Group company for eight years, has a skilled and experienced team and is widely recognised as a pioneer in the area of equity release advice.

Ecclesiastial head of business development Chris Clark says: “Hinton & Wild is a successful specialist intermediary with a strong reputation for independent advice. We are looking for a buyer who will be able to continue to strengthen Hinton & Wild’s unique reputation in the market and offer the best solution for customers and staff.”

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