Envestnet President Bill Crager To Chair Panel At ABA Wealth Management And Trust Conference

Envestnet's picture
Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly versionPDF versionPDF version

With Banks Relying More on Wealth Management for Revenue, Envestnet WMS Offers Tools to Help Unify Client Experiences Across Wealth Management Channels

by

Envestnet, Inc. - February 26, 2014

Chicago, Feb. 26, 2014 -- Envestnet, Inc. (NYSE: ENV), a leading provider of integrated wealth management technology and services to investment advisors and wealth managers, announces that President Bill Crager will moderate a panel discussion at the American Bankers Association (ABA) Wealth Management and Trust Conference, which will take place from February 26-28, 2014 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel.

Mr. Crager will lead a discussion entitled "Winning the Battle for Growth" on the second day of the conference (February 27, 2014) from 2:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. He will moderate as a panel of chief investment officers from nationally recognized banks speak about successful growth strategies. The panelists will also recommend best practices for eliciting referrals, surrounding clients with experts, leveraging in-house commercial and retail relationships, and other aspects of wealth management.

"As a leading provider of advisory platform services to over 40 banks ranging from top 10 national institutions to mid-size regional banks and small community banks, Envestnet understands the challenges banks face as they struggle to maintain their market shares while adjusting to more stringent regulations," said Mr. Crager. "The ABA Wealth Management and Trust Conference provides a valuable opportunity to learn from the industry's thought leaders and share best practices that our bank clients are utilizing to grow their wealth management businesses."

Envestnet acquired the assets of Prudential Investments' Wealth Management Solutions (WMS) division in July 2013. In the months since the acquisition's completion, the business, now known as Envestnet WMS, is working with financial institutions to give wealth management clients a consistent experience across all the organizations' channels.

"Banks need to offer a more profound wealth management experience to remain competitive in today's evolving marketplace," said John Yackel, Managing Director, Envestnet WMS. "The combination of our practice management consultancy and Envestnet's technology, workflow and efficiency solutions can bring banks closer to unifying their various wealth management businesses, and position them for scalable long-term growth."

Envestnet WMS offers financial institutions access to an integrated wealth platform, which helps construct and manage sophisticated portfolio solutions across an entire account life cycle. The business also provides extensive research services from Envestnet PMC®, Envestnet's portfolio consulting group, and assembles advisor development support teams which are dedicated solely to increasing assets for select client organizations.

In addition, Envestnet WMS helps financial firms envision, design, and implement their wealth management offerings, and helps optimize their workflow to improve growth and profitability, particularly in the area of unified managed account (UMA) trading. To that end, it has developed a desktop-accessible Overlay Portfolio Management console that helps wealth managers efficiently build customized client portfolios that consider both proprietary and open-architecture investment solutions.

ABOUT ENVESTNET (NYSE: ENV)

Envestnet, Inc. (NYSE: ENV) is a leading provider of unified wealth management technology and services to investment advisors. Our open-architecture platforms unify and fortify the wealth management process, delivering unparalleled flexibility, accuracy, performance and value. Envestnet solutions enable the transformation of wealth management into a transparent, independent, objective and fully-aligned standard of care, and empower advisors to deliver better results.

Information is current only as of the date(s) indicated on the materials. We do not have any current intention, and expressly disclaim any obligation, to supplement, update or revise any of the information in these documents. The information contained in these documents should be considered accurate only as of the date of the relevant document. This information may change over time; therefore, visitors to this web site should not assume that the information contained in these documents remains accurate at a later time. Envestnet, Inc.'s press releases, presentations and printed remarks are included on this website for historical purposes only.

Except for historical information and discussions, statements set forth throughout this web site may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 or other applicable laws. These statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, as discussed in the company's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Envestnet, Inc.'s financial performance is subject to risks and uncertainties, some of which are discussed in forward-looking statements contained in its reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Actual results may differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. The stock data above is presented for informational purposes only and is not intended for trading purposes. Stock information may be delayed and reflects stock splits. Historical investment performance is not an indication of future performance.

The information provided on the Investor Relations pages is hosted by a third party. Envestnet, Inc. does not control and is not responsible for any third party content and makes no representations as to the timeliness or accuracy of such content.

News Source : Envestnet President Bill Crager To Chair Panel At ABA Wealth Management And Trust Conference

Copy this html code to your website/blog to embed this press release.