Pittsford, NY, June 12, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Ensemble Risk Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of AM&M Financial Services, Inc. and sister company to Ensemble Financial Services, Inc., has acquired Relph Comprehensive Brokerage. R.G. Relph has been supporting insurance agents in Upstate New York since 1966.
“We were pleased to find another organization that takes the same approach to serving our representatives as we do,” says Cherylann Melnick, President of Relph. “With the type of full-service support that Ensemble Risk Solutions offers to financial services representatives, we are confident that our agents and their clients will benefit from the relationship.”
Ensemble Financial Services President Stephen Wershing agrees. “Dozens of independent financial professionals utilize us as their life and health insurance department, among our many outsourcing solutions. I believe the additional skills and resources we have added by acquiring Relph Brokerage strengthen that service significantly.”
The transaction marks a broadening of the firms for whom Ensemble can serve as a comprehensive, turn-key back office. While Ensemble Financial focuses on assisting experienced practitioners establish independent investment and advisory practices, the firm has been building its capabilities in the life insurance arena. “With the additional capacity and infrastructure we gained in this acquisition, we are well positioned to provide comprehensive back office support to new and established independent life insurance agencies, complementing the turn-key solution Ensemble Financial offers financial advisors,” Wershing reports. “The joining of forces between Ensemble and Relph further strengthens the insurance solutions we offer our outsourcers and their clients.”
About Ensemble Financial Services, Inc.
Ensemble Financial Services, Inc., the leading outsourcing company for financial planners and investment advisors, is a Member NASD, SIPC, and an independent Broker/Dealer. From clerical assistance and back-office support to full financial planning collaboration, to being an independent broker-dealer, Ensemble Financial helps independent practitioners grow their businesses by providing a broad spectrum of outsourcing services. Headquartered in Pittsford, New York, Ensemble Financial is a subsidiary of AM&M Financial Services, Inc.