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Morningstar Completes Acquisition of Wealth Management Platform Provider Praemium’s UK and International Business
Chicago and London (30 June 2022) – Morningstar, Inc. (Nasdaq: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, has completed its acquisition of Praemium’s operations in the United Kingdom, Jersey, Hong Kong, and Dubai from Praemium Limited (ASX: PPS) for £35 million, subject to completion adjustments. Across its U.K. and international business, Praemium offers proprietary,..
Praemium UK and International officially became part of Morningstar
The conclusion of the deal marks the start of our new brand, Morningstar Wealth Platform. Our sister company Wealthcraft is now Wealthcraft, a Morningstar company and Smart IM becomes Smart IM, a Morningstar company. These changes are initially to the brands only. Formal legal names will follow and you may continue to see the Praemium..
Ensuring the “new normal” is a better normal
As the UK edges out of its third (and hopefully final) national lockdown, the resumption of many social activities we’ve been starved of for many, many months is being warmly welcomed. Employees are gradually filtering back into offices, pubs and restaurants have reopened indoors – we can even indulge in some ‘cautious cuddling’ without fear..
Praemium becomes Moneyinfo’s integration partner
Platform provider Praemium has become an integration partner of fintech firm Moneyinfo. This follows Moneyinfo’s tie up with challenger platform Hubwise in May. Praemium is a global provider of digital-first financial services. The platform offers advisers portfolio management and rebalancing capacities alongside market reporting. It also features signature-less processes and AI-driven adviser insights, which flag unusual client..
Praemium International to go it alone to maximise its growth potential
Praemium International’s parent, the eponymous Melbourne-based independent proprietary tech platform, earlier today announced to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) that following a strategic review it will be seeking a buyer for its operations in the UK, Jersey, Dubai and Hong Kong (the Business). The Australian company intends to focus its attention on its home market..
How might open-ended property fund proposals affect platforms?
For almost five years now, investors in open-ended property funds have experienced a rough ride. Problems first surfaced in summer 2016 with property fund managers forced to suspend trading in response to floods of redemption requests after the UK’s vote to leave the EU. Despite most funds reopening their doors over the following year, just..
Building an enjoyable digital experience
Integration. Four syllables that encapsulate where industry focus needs to be directed, at the same time as highlighting (by its absence) one of the most persistent blockers to reaping the efficiency and time-saving benefits digital adoption has long promised. With a growing number of providers – fund groups, life cos, platforms, CRMs, and fintech support..
Morningstar to acquire Praemium’s UK & International Business
Melbourne and London (21 December 2021) – Morningstar (Nasdaq: MORN) and Praemium Limited (ASX: PPS) have reached an agreement for Morningstar to acquire 100% of Praemium’s operations in the United Kingdom, Jersey, Hong Kong, and Dubai. The consideration for the transaction will comprise cash of £35 million, subject to completion adjustments. “Praemium has a fast-growing..
Enhance Group partners with Praemium
The platform will now be available to Enhance Portfolio customers Global investment platform Praemium has signed a partnership with London and Jersey-based Enhance Group that will enable its clients to access the Australian firm’s technology. The partnership involves the Enhance Portfolio, which is described as an investment manager selection service that uses platform technology to..