Canada Life International links with Aegon Retirement Choices (ARC) platform

Canada Life International Limited (CLI) and Aegon are pleased to announce that CLI’s full suite of open architecture investment and inheritance tax bonds are now available through the Aegon Retirement Choices (ARC) platform.

Mario Ricciardi, Executive Director – Investments, Canada Life International Limited commented:

“We are very pleased to confirm the link with the ARC platform bringing together an extremely innovative adviser service with CLI’s award winning product range. In a time of change in the market it is exciting to create a link which brings together a level of understanding in the Wealth Management / Platform space that combines robust technology with adviser support which is second to none in the adviser community.

“Post RDR many adviser firms are reviewing their investment strategies for clients and looking at the benefits offered by different platforms. We believe that adviser firms will choose the platform(s) which most closely match their clients’ needs. Our strategy is to make our products available on those platforms which our clients value.”

Full details of the CLI product range is available at or by emailing CLI’s Adviser Support Team at




Notes to editors

The following CLI products are now available on the ARC platform:

Premiere Account

Premiere Discounted Trust Account

Wealth Preservation Account

Controlled Access Account

Inheritance Planning Account


For further information on Canada Life International Limited please contact:

Hugh Murphy

The Wriglesworth Consultancy

020 7427 1400

About Canada Life International Limited (CLI)

Canada Life International Limited is part of the Great West Lifeco Inc group of companies. CLI was established in 1987 and is based on the Isle of Man, a jurisdiction recognised for its stable government, strong regulatory controls and policyholder protection measures. CLI continues to receive exceptional ratings from specialist, independent agencies in relation to financial strength, unit-linked business and commitment to service.

Since formation in 1987, CLI has continually developed expertise in providing wealth management solutions for UK and International clients alike. The combined assets under administration for CLI and its subsidiary, CLI Institutional Limited, are £8.0bn (as at 31 December 2012).

The company employs over 120 people at its headquarters in Castletown and has witnessed phenomenal growth in recent years, with assets under administration growing by over 500% since 2002.

Canada Life group consists of Canada Life Limited, Canada Life Investments (both authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority), Canada Life International Limited and CLI Institutional Limited, (Isle of Man registered companies authorised and regulated by the Isle of Man Insurance and Pensions Authority). All promotional material produced is approved by Canada Life Limited.


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