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.”