Cardena Private Wealth has commenced a partnership with brokerage Thyme Financial Group, which will give the business’ advice clients access to Thyme’s loan services.
Based in Sydney, Thyme Financial Group was established by co-principals Nick Rainsford and Cheyne Ghoghassian and covers a range of loans, including home loans and asset finance.
In a statement, Cardena director John Kilborn said that the company “has built a network of best-in-breed professionals and strategic partners” to meet clients’ needs, adding that the partnership with Thyme Financial will strengthen this network.
“With so many lending choices, options and institutions on the market, the process of finding the best outcome can be overwhelming — hence our decision to establish the alliance and service offering with Thyme,” Mr Kilborn said.
“Not only will the finance broker solution with Thyme provides Cardena clients with access to a broader variety of financial funding alternatives, it will also assist them to compare their existing finance /lending arrangements with the latest marketplace/offerings.”
The two businesses have had a “previous working arrangement”, the statement said, and the “cultural fit” between the two has “provided the foundation for the formal strategic alliance outcome”.
Responding on behalf of the brokerage, the co-principals said that the integrated broker service comes as the finance and lending landscape “is evolving rapidly and becoming increasingly competitive”, “hence the need for the services of experienced finance broker practitioners to provide guidance, access and assistance to Cardena clients”, the statement said.
“Cardena is steadfastly committed to keeping pace with the rapidly changing needs of our clients and their families,” Mr Kilborn added.
“The finance broker facility with Thyme reflects this resolve that places our clients at the heart of what we do and reinforces our commitment to providing the highest standards of professional financial advice and exemplary service.”
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