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Sesame seeds Pru

Pru has come in from the cold as far as Sesame is concerned. It is now the lead provider helping devise the structure of Sesame&#39s planned multi-tie operation.

It seems that the days when it was warned by Sesame that it might not make the grade following the critical-illness pipeline debacle are behind it.

The move is a clear vote of confidence in Pru by Sesame. It seems that one product provider at least that stood aside from the multi-tie scramble in which life office investors stumped up a lot of cash will not be frozen out as a result. Maybe Pru is simply too big to ignore.

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