NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iCapital Network, the financial technology platform setting the industry standard for access and efficiency in alternative investing, and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a leading full-service wealth management, capital markets, and asset management firm, today announced a partnership in which Janney will utilize the iCapital platform technology in a white-label solution to enhance the alternative investment capabilities on Janney’s platform.
Through the partnership, Janney’s Financial Advisors gain access to iCapital’s curated online menu of private equity and hedge fund offerings with the ability to seamlessly incorporate these investments into client portfolios. Within the fund menu, the iCapital Research and Due Diligence Team provides a high-quality array of diverse alternative investment offerings to help achieve desired client outcomes of growth, income, and portfolio diversification. iCapital will also offer educational and detailed product support to Janney’s Financial Advisors.
“This new partnership substantially enhances Janney’s alternative investment offering and provides our Financial Advisors with access to a diverse menu of industry leading hedge fund and private equity managers. The broadening of Janney’s alternatives platform will immediately strengthen our ability to deliver a more comprehensive set of solutions to our clients,” said Kevin Reed, Head of Wealth Management at Janney Montgomery Scott.
“We are thrilled to partner with such a significant presence in the broker-dealer marketplace and we look forward to helping Janney financial advisors augment the strength of their client portfolios with alternative investment opportunities,” said Lawrence Calcano, Chief Executive Officer of iCapital Network. “We are committed to providing the industry with the technological expertise and product insights necessary to support advisors in deepening their client relationships.”
About iCapital Network
iCapital Network’s mission is to power the world’s alternative investment marketplace. Its financial technology platform has transformed the way alternative investments are bought and sold through the development of tech-based solutions for advisors, their high-net-worth client base, asset managers and banks. The firm’s flagship platform offers advisors and their clients access to a curated menu of private equity and hedge funds at lower minimums with a full suite of due diligence and administrative support in a secure digital environment. Asset managers and banks leverage iCapital’s tech-enabled services to streamline and scale their private investments operational infrastructure. iCapital was recognized in the 2018 and 2019 Forbes FinTech 50 which highlights the top 50 innovative financial technology companies that are transforming finance through technology. As of September 30, 2019, iCapital services more than $42 billion in invested capital across more than 100,000 underlying accounts.
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About Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
Janney provides advice to individual, corporate, and institutional clients. Our expertise includes guidance about asset management, corporate and public finance, equity and fixed income investing, equity research, institutional equity and fixed income sales and trading, investment strategy, financial planning, mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raising, portfolio management, retirement and income planning, and wealth management. Janney is an independently-operated subsidiary of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, New York Stock Exchange, and Securities Investor Protection Corporation. Additional company information is available at www.janney.com.
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