Last updated: 12:03 / Tuesday, 17 May 2016
UBS WM Americas

UBS Takes Stake in SigFig And Forms a Strategic Alliance for Technology Development

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UBS Takes Stake in SigFig And Forms a Strategic Alliance for Technology Development
  • UBS Wealth Management Americas (WMA) has made an equity investment in SigFig, an independent San-Francisco-based firm wealth management technology company
  • They have agreed to form a strategic alliance to develop financial technology for UBS WMA
  • Both companies will create a joint Advisor Technology Research and Innovation Lab

UBS Wealth Management Americas (WMA) has made an equity investment in SigFig, an independent San-Francisco-based firm wealth management technology company. Also, they have agreed to form a strategic alliance to develop financial technology for UBS WMA, its financial advisors and their clients. Additionally, both companies will create a joint Advisor Technology Research and Innovation Lab, where the companies will continually collaborate on new wealth management technology tools. The companies envision the lab as a forum where financial advisors, product experts and technologists can join with SigFig’s experts in digital technologies and design to develop leading technology capabilities for UBS WMA and its clients.

As part of this strategic alliance, the WM technology company will create and customize digital tools and services for the America´s division of the swiss bank´s 7,000 advisors that will complement their expertise and enhance their clients’ digital experience. This platform will improve the ability of the advisors to efficiently provide advice on assets held at the bank and other institutions, a critical factor in providing truly personalized financial advice across the complete range of client needs.

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