MINNEAPOLIS – July 25, 2018 – Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®) announced today that it is partnering with Orion Advisor Services, LLC (Orion), a top portfolio management solution provider for registered investment advisors (RIAs). With the partnership, those utilizing the Orion platform will have daily, timely access to data for all Allianz Life fixed index annuities and index variable annuities within Orion’s seamless trading and reporting interface.
“We are pleased to partner with Orion,” said Tom Burns, chief distribution officer, Allianz Life. “The Orion platform will allow us to provide advisors with the tools they need to help provide their clients with innovative annuity solutions.”
“Providing up-to-date, verified position information for Allianz Life’s leading annuity products within our platform, enables advisors to thoroughly and efficiently deliver solutions their clients need while enhancing our data integrity with Allianz Life,” said Eric Clarke, founder and CEO of Orion. “People’s financial lives can change rapidly before and during retirement. This partnership arms advisors with timely data to better adapt their financial plans as needed.”
“Orion is a proven leader in the RIA space,” continued Burns. “The service they provide in connecting advisors with up-to-date annuity data for their clients is of increasing importance as more Americans realize the need for proper income planning within retirement.”
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