Prudential sells real esate brokerage and relocation unit to Brookfield

NEWARK, N.J., December 06, 2011 – Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) today announced the sale of Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services (PRERS), the company’s real estate brokerage and relocation services unit, to Brookfield Residential Property Services. The sale, which closed today, excludes a financing subsidiary with investments in a limited number of real estate brokerage franchisees.

** Not sure why this wasn’t posted last month.  Anyway here you go..

Under a licensing agreement, Prudential real estate brokerage franchisees will be able to continue to use the Prudential brand based on the terms of their franchise agreements.

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