TORONTO, Dec. 15 /CNW Telbec/ - B2B Trust, a subsidiary of Laurentian Bank of Canada, and Sentry Investments (Sentry) have signed agreements for the distribution of investment and RRSP loans. Under the terms of these agreements, B2B Trust will offer preferred rates on investment and RRSP loans to Canadian investors who purchase eligible Sentry mutual funds through licensed financial advisors.
"It's with great pleasure that we add Sentry to our increasing list of Distribution Alliances," says Susi McCord, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Distribution at B2B Trust. "Teaming up with Sentry illustrates our commitment to providing broader investment options to both advisors and their clients."
With a long-standing history of investment lending experience and a loan portfolio in the billions, B2B Trust is well-known among the financial advisor community for its comprehensive suite of investment lending products and solutions. B2B Trust provides investment and RRSP loan options to advisors and agents in the mutual fund and insurance sectors, as well as through dealers and managing general agencies.
"B2B Trust investment and RRSP loans offer a wide range of product options and competitive rates; features that are very important to our clients," says John F. Driscoll, Sentry's Founding Chairman, President and CEO. "We are excited to add these loan programs to the services we offer and look forward to building a successful partnership with B2B Trust".
About Sentry Investments
Sentry Investments is a Canadian asset management company that offers a diverse range of investment products including mutual funds, hedge funds, flow-through limited partnerships, closed-end trust and other alternative investments, covering a variety of domestic and global mandates.
About B2B Trust
B2B Trust provides advisors with a wide range of financial products and services for distribution to their clients across Canada. B2B Trust is a leading third-party supplier of investment and RRSP loans, a premier supplier of wholesale deposit products, and a long-time provider of self-directed accounts, banking services and broker mortgages. B2B Trust's suite of products and services are available nationally with the head office located in Toronto and regional sales representation across Canada. The company is a federally chartered trust company and wholly-owned subsidiary of Laurentian Bank of Canada. The website address is b2btrust.com.
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Sentry Investments, Investor Relations
1.888.730.4623 ext 282