Soc Gen withdraws legal claim against tech firm FNZ
A legal claim brought against platform tech giant FNZ by Societe Generale has been withdrawn.By Jack Gilbert - 20 November 2018, 14:27
Platform popularity revealed: 23 wraps ranked by advisers
New Model Adviser® asked over 200 advisers which were the main platforms they used. Here are the results.
Ex-Fidelity strategy head joins Aegon's platform team
Aegon has appointed ex-Fidelity veteran Ed Dymott to develop its proposition and look for new platform opportunities.
Benchmark & SEI strike 7yr deal to join Lloyds's advice ambitions
Benchmark Capital’s platform Fusion Wealth has extended its partnership with SEI for another seven years as the pair gear up for growth from Lloyds’ advice return.
AJ Bell profits pass £28m as IPO draws closer
AJ Bell's pre-tax profits rose 31% to £28.4 million in the financial year ending in September, as the platform and Sipp provider saw an increase in clients and assets ahead of a planned initial public offering.
Hargreaves plots Wealth 150 cuts to bring down fund fees
Direct-to-consumer discount broker Hargreaves Lansdown will use its distribution muscle to increase pressure on fund managers to cut their costs as part of a review of its Wealth 150, New Model Adviser® has learned.
Ascentric braces users for fortnight of replatforming closures
IFAs are set for a month of platform disruption as Ascentric has confirmed the platform will be down for three days and there will be two weeks of no rebalancing because of its replatforming project.
Cofunds complaints quadruple after tech change
Complaints relating to investments for Aegon’s Cofunds platform more than quadrupled in the first half of this year
Hard graft ahead for Interactive Investor to make ATS deal work
Interactive Investor has bought Alliance Trust Savings platform for £40 million. But will it work? Holly Mackay digs into the valuations to assess the platform's potential.
Transact’s Q4 inflows flat in ‘challenging market’
Net inflows for Transact were down slightly year-on-year for the latest quarter as the wrap platform reflected on an ‘increasingly challenging market environment’.