EquiTrust Life Insurance has teamed up with InsurMark to distribute its competitive suite of annuity and life products to independent agents.

InsurMark president Steve Kerns said, "EquiTrust offers one of the best portfolios on the market, and very competitive, high-reputation services, as well as competitive, incentive-driven compensation to independent agents."

"Their products are client-friendly and easy to sell, and I am excited to support our national network of producers with these exceptional products."

In 2012, EquiTrust started operating as a subsidiary of Guggenheim Partners, after 15 years of successful operations.

Headquartered in New York and Chicago, Guggenheim has more than $125bn in assets under management, and delivers investment management, investment banking, capital markets services, insurance, institutional finance and investment advisory services.

Established in 1983, InsurMark is an insurance marketing organization, which offers marketing and back office support to thousands of independent investment and insurance advisors in the US.