Columbian Mutual Life Insurance Company has completed plans to acquire The Philanthropic Companies through a merger.

Columbian, Binghamton, N.Y., says policyholders of Philanthropic, Plymouth Meeting, Pa., will become policyholders of Columbian Mutual and that policy provisions will not change.

Columbian sells a wide range of life insurance products, including voluntary life insurance policies and funeral insurance.

Philanthropic sells funeral insurance and personal property-casualty insurance.