NU Online News Service, May 6, 2004, 4:45 p.m. EDT – Brokers International Ltd., Lake Panorama, Iowa, has formed a marketing alliance with Tarkenton Financial L.L.C., Atlanta.[@@]

Brokers International was founded by Roger McCarty, and Tarkenton was founded by Fran Tarkenton, a well-known former football player.

Both companies have been marketing insurance products and other financial products to independent agents, and the combined company also will focus on serving independent agents, the companies say.