Capital Analysts Relocating To Cincinnati
Capital Analysts Inc. is moving to Cincinnati, home of its parent company, Western & Southern Financial Group, from Radnor, Pa.
The broker-dealer says that the move will allow it to leverage Western & Southern's technology, talent, training and other tools. The Investment Management & Research Group will remain in Radnor. There will be no interruption in services during the transition period, which is expected to be complete in the fourth quarter of 2007.
Capital Analysts will remain an affiliate of Western & Southern, which is making a sizable financial investment in helping Capital Analysts develop the services necessary to meet the needs of its targeted affluent and emerging affluent market segments.
"They are making a major investment to maintain our company's past success and assist future growth. The move will allow us to better support independent advisors and help them create sustainable growth and value in their practices, as well as increasing our competitiveness in the marketplace," says Bob Cogan, president of Capital Analysts. "We remain steadfast in our commitment to building enduring relationships with independent advisory firms serving individuals who are looking to build and preserve their wealth."
Capital Analysts is developing a wealth management business strategy of providing independent advisors serving the affluent and emerging affluent markets with service, products, marketing support and practice management.

Ameritas Unveils Term Life Product
Ameritas Advisor Services has launched Acacia Advisor Term life insurance, providing 10- to 30-year coverage for clients of fee-only and fee-based advisors.
Advisors do not need special insurance training or licenses to use services from Ameritas Advisor, a division of Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. Acacia Life Insurance Co. will issue the policies.
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ABN AMRO Launches Six ETFs
Six new exchange-traded funds issued by ABN Amro are largely based on indexes from emerging markets.
The new funds are the Market Access DAXglobal BRIC Index Fund, the Market Access DAXglobal Russia Index Fund, the Market Access DAXglobal Asia Index Fund, the Market Access South-East Europe Traded Index Fund, the Market Access DJ Turkey Titans 20 Index Fund and the Market Access FTSE/ SE Africa Top 40 Index Fund.

AFBA 5Star Fund Sub-Advisors Named
AFBA 5Star Investment Management Co., the advisor to the AFBA 5Star Family of Funds, has announced that Dreman Value Management LLC, Marvin & Palmer Associates, Bjurman, Barry & Associates, TrendStar Advisors, LLC, The London Company and Financial Counselors Inc. are the new sub-advisors to the AFBA 5Star Funds.
The funds had been sub-advised solely by Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. since inception in 1997.

Teamwork Produces A New Variable Annuity
Advisor Resources, a division of AEGON, has joined with Transamerica Life Insurance Co. to introduce Transamerica Advisor Elite, a tax-deferred variable annuity with no surrender fees or front-end sales loads. Services include guidance from licensed team members, paperwork completion, comparative analysis, online account access and direct downloads.
The annuity can be combined with guaranteed lifetime withdrawals through its optional living benefit rider.

CPI Adds Old Mutual Capital
CPI Qualified Plan Consultants Inc., a third-party recordkeeping and administration company, has added Old Mutual Capital mutual funds to its retirement plan platform.
The CPI platform offers defined contribution plan sponsors cutting-edge technologies in a daily valuation environment, while preserving plan design flexibility. The addition of the Old Mutual funds adds depth, choice and flexibility.
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