Prairie Centre Credit Union and Qtrade Financial Group Form Wealth Management Partnership

VANCOUVER, June 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Prairie Centre Credit Union announced today that it has selected Qtrade Financial Group as its new partner for comprehensive wealth management services, including securities dealer, mutual fund dealer, insurance and online brokerage.

"We made the decision to partner with Qtrade after a rigorous due diligence process. Qtrade is a highly respected industry leader, with a strong track record of facilitating credit union success in the area of wealth management and for providing outstanding partner support," said Al Meyer, CEO, Prairie Centre Credit Union.

"Prairie Centre Credit Union is the largest 'all rural' credit union in Saskatchewan and our region is growing and prospering," said Tim Askin, Vice President Retail for Prairie Centre Credit Union. "Helping our members grow their money has always been our top priority. This partnership with Qtrade will allow us to focus on that commitment, with improvements and efficiencies that will provide ongoing benefits to our members."

Scott Gibner, CEO, Qtrade Financial Group, commented, "We are excited to have Prairie Centre Credit Union come on board as one of our partners. We are proud that Prairie Centre Credit Union has put its trust in us to assist in improving and growing its wealth management offering and we look forward to working together."

About Prairie Centre Credit Union

Established as a financial cooperative for people who want to work live and prosper on the prairies, Prairie Centre Credit Union is Saskatchewan's largest "all rural" credit union, serving close to 13,000 members in 11 communities. As an independent regional credit union, Prairie Credit Union has $595 million of assets under administration and 120 staff, providing members with full financial services to help them grow their money. Prairie Centre Credit Union's mission is to provide "1st choice financial solutions for our community." For more information, visit: www.pccu.ca.

About Qtrade Financial Group

Qtrade Financial Group provides comprehensive brokerage and wealth management platforms, services and solutions to the retail public as well as the customers of hundreds of financial institutions across Canada. Since 1999, Qtrade has been dedicated to providing its financial institution partners with a single source for market-leading wealth management products and services including: online, full-service and institutional brokerage services, mutual fund dealer services, insurance dealer services, portfolio management, discretionary money management services and proprietary managed money solutions. For more information, visit www.qtrade.ca.

SOURCE: Qtrade Financial Group

For further information:

Prairie Centre Credit Union
Tim Askin
Vice President Retail
T: 306.882.4000 ext. 135
E: tim.askin@pccu.ca

Qtrade Financial Group
Ron Cann
Vice President, Marketing &
Communications
T: 778.331.2056
E: media@qtrade.ca

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