Smith & Williamson has announced that its managed portfolio service (MPS) has been added to the 7IM Platform.
Smith & Williamson’s MPS – which has £241m* of assets under management - gives investors a choice of a six Distribution Technology risk-rated models and is 5-star Defaqto rated**. The models are actively managed and built using a range of investment tools including open-ended funds, investment companies and exchange traded funds (ETFs).
7IM adds to several other external platform providers, including Ascentric, Novia, Standard Life and Transact, which Smith & Williamson’s models are already available on.
Mickey Morrissey, head of distribution at Smith & Williamson commented: “We are delighted that 7IM is making our managed portfolio service available to advisers through its platform. 7IM has a good reputation amongst intermediaries and a number of our clients have asked for our models to be added to its platform.”
Verona Smith, Head of Intermediary, 7IM said: “7IM currently makes 31 external discretionary fund managers (DFMs) available on the 7IM Platform, adding Smith & Williamson widens our offering. We added Smith & Williamson due to the adviser demand we have received.”
*As at 30 June 2018
**The Smith & Williamson managed portfolio service has been awarded a 5-star Defaqto rating in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
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