May 18 (Reuters) - JRP Group Plc
* Business update for the quarter ended 31 mar 2017
* Overall total new business sales of £436m grew by 13%
* Sales were up 92% compared to statutory q1 16 level, which excluded partnership
* Db sales were 191% higher (pro forma) at £125m.
* Guaranteed income for life (gifl) sales were up 7% (pro forma) to £174m
* Lifetime mortgage (ltm) advances fell by 29% (pro forma) against a tough comparator
* We have enjoyed a solid start to year and we remain on track to meet our expectations Further company coverage: