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Interactive Brokers releases a new product aimed to reduce the administrative burden of participating in a securities class action lawsuit. iCapital will become the exclusive feeder fund-service provider for the wealth-management alternative investments group of Morgan Stanley. Wealthsimple partners with H&R Block to provide Canadians with a solution to grow their tax refund chance. Empower Retirement will deliver customized advisory services to workers saving for retirement. Envestnet acquires PIEtech for $500 million. Broadridge Financial Solutions integrated SWIFT global payments innovation for its corporate clients. Redtail integrates with Snappy Kraken.

Interactive Brokers

Online trading major Interactive Brokers has announced the release of a new product which has the purpose of reducing the administrative burden of participating in a securities class action lawsuit.

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Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley recently entered into an agreement with iCapital — a financial technology firm (FinTech platform). According to the agreement, iCapital will become the exclusive feeder fund-service provider for the wealth-management alternative investments group of Morgan Stanley.

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Wealthsimple

Wealthsimple and tax prep company H&R Block have announced a partnership to provide Canadians with a solution to grow their tax refund chance. Through the offering, H&R Block customers will be able to contribute to a Wealthsimple portfolio with no management fees for the first year when they open their first account.

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Empower Retirement

Empower Retirement announced a new means of delivering customized advisory services to workers saving for retirement through close collaboration with the skills and expertise of financial advisors.

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Envestnet

Envestnet acquires PIEtech for $500 Million. Wealthtech innovator Envestnet announced earlier this month plans for its tenth acquisition. The Chicago-based company will bolster its existing advisor offerings with the purchase of PIEtech, a deal expected to close mid-year 2019.

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Broadridge Financial Solutions

Broadridge Financial Solutions has integrated SWIFT global payments innovation (gpi) for its corporate clients and is now on-boarding users. The solution, introduced to enhance the speed, transparency and end-to-end tracking of cross-border payments, is now available through Broadridge’s financial messaging application (FinMApp) to all SWIFT members.

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Redtail

Redtail Technology (“Redtail”), a leading provider of client relationship management (CRM) solutions for financial services firms, integrates with Snappy Kraken, a MarTech company focused on helping financial professionals automate their marketing and business processes.

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WealthTech Weekly July 6, 2020

WealthTech Weekly July 6, 2020

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WealthTech Weekly June 8, 2020

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WealthTech Weekly June 1, 2020

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WealthTech Weekly May 25, 2020

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WealthTech Weekly May 18, 2020

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