NU Online News Service, March 18, 2003, 11:05 a.m. EST – The NFP Benefits unit of National Financial Partners Corp., New York, has renewed an agreement that gives Transamerica Retirement Services, Los Angeles, preferred provider status, Transamerica says.

NFP Benefits is a marketing organization for independent employee benefits firms.

Transamerica is a unit of AEGON N.V., The Hague, Amsterdam.