ReliaStar Deal Brings ING Biggest Independent Broker Network

Staples, Edward
June 2000
Advisor Today;Jun2000, Vol. 95 Issue 6, p31
Trade Publication
Looks at the takeover offer of ING, a life insurance firm in Amsterdam, Netherlands, for ReliaStar Financial, a publicly-held insurance company in the United States (U.S.). Cost of the proposed acquisition; Impact of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Financial Services Act of the U.S. on the stock price of ReliaStar; Attributes of ReliaStar that are attractive to acquirors according to David Lewis, a life insurance analyst with Robinson Humphrey.


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