Standard Life and Seven IM multiple winners at UK Platform Awards

Standard Life and Seven IM multiple winners at UK Platform Awards

The Schroders UK Platform Awards are now in their 11th year. Standard Life and Seven Investment Management emerged as multiple winners at last night’s 2017 Schroders UK Platform Awards, in association with Professional Adviser, while Nucleus retained its title of...
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Colnvestor platform partners with five fund groups

Colnvestor platform partners with five fund groups

Colnvestor platform aims to improve “transparency across a historically opaque asset class” Alternative assets platform Colnvestor has partnered with five new asset managers in efforts to target advisory firms that are seeking access to tax-efficie...
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Hargreaves Lansdown joins ABI as inaugural platform member

Hargreaves Lansdown joins ABI as inaugural platform member

Tom McPhail, head of policy at Hargreaves Lansdown Hargreaves Lansdown has been named as the first platform member of the Association of British Insurers (ABI) as it establishes a platform working group. The new category of membership for the ABI...
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FCA finds conflicts of interest in D2C platform 'best buy' lists

FCA finds conflicts of interest in D2C platform 'best buy' lists

FCA paper on platform best buy lists Direct-to-consumer (D2C) platforms favour affiliated funds and those that pay them greater commission rates when comprising best buy lists, FCA research has found. In its ‘occasional paper’, Best buys and own brands...
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Opening Pandora's Box on platform deals

Opening Pandora's Box on platform deals

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) may have set itself a much bigger task than it realises as the regulator kicks off its Investment Platforms Market Study. Source link
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Voting opens for Schroders UK Platform Awards 2017

Voting opens for Schroders UK Platform Awards 2017

Clive Waller: “The judges will be looking at the choice and range available and the overall strength and value of the customer proposition.” Voting has opened for this year’s Schroders UK Platform Awards, with advisers now able to make their...
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Voting opens for Schroders UK Platform Awards 2017

Voting opens for Schroders UK Platform Awards 2017

Clive Waller: “The judges will be looking at the choice and range available and the overall strength and value of the customer proposition.” Voting has opened for this year’s Schroders UK Platform Awards, with advisers now able to make their...
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The Vanguard game-changer?

The Vanguard game-changer?

Back in 2000, the launch of Fidelity’s FundsNetwork platform in the UK was seen as a sector shake-up event; prompting fund groups to unveil challenger Cofunds a year later and kick-starting the development of the platform industry in this country....
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The Vanguard game-changer?

The Vanguard game-changer?

Back in 2000, the launch of Fidelity’s FundsNetwork platform in the UK was seen as a sector shake-up event; prompting fund groups to unveil challenger Cofunds a year later and kick-starting the development of the platform industry in this country....
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Allfunds launches ETFs on platform for first time

Allfunds launches ETFs on platform for first time

The list of ETF providers on Allfunds’ platform includes iShares, Lyxor AM, Source and Deutsche Xtrackers. Allfunds is to offer ETFs on its platform for the first time on 1 June, as it adds products from passive providers iShares, Lyxor,...
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