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Embark Group acquires ATS
adviser and partnership businesses

28 October 2019

Today it was announced that our current owners, interactive investor, have agreed a sale of Alliance Trust Savings’ adviser and Stocktrade businesses to the Embark Group.

Embark is the UKs leading independent provider of retirement solutions, offering a range of pension, wrap platform, research and consultancy services to both the advised and institutional market.

They are backed by some of the largest investment institutions in the world, and power the platforms and pensions of some of the UK’s best known financial brands including RBS Coutts, Standard Life, BestInvest and Nutmeg.

We are very confident that by bringing our businesses together, we can deliver even greater opportunity for you and your clients.

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About the Embark Platform

The Embark Platform is the fastest growing digital retirement platform in the UK and is committed to delivering a low cost, high value service.

Focussed purely on the advised and institutional market, and on the panels of a number of large networks including Fairstone and Vision, the Embark Platform is designed to support others with their business needs.

If you aren’t already familiar with Embark, here are just a few highlights of what they have to offer:

  • Premium FNZ technology without the price tag
  • Automation that works for you, with no wet signatures
  • Strength and scale
  • Significant pensions power
  • Unbiased investment choice
  • Full commitment to the intermediated channel

For more details on the Embark Platform and to see how their charges compare for new business, download the Embark Platform guide.

Support for you

A member of our sales support team will be in touch in the coming days to talk through any initial questions you have about this news.

We will also write to you again as soon as we have more details to share about your existing business and how you can expect your service to develop as part of Embark.

At this early stage we are not updating your clients directly, as they are not immediately affected, but understand that you may wish to do so.

For now, it’s business as usual for Alliance Trust Savings. You can continue to use our service as normal and the same Terms and Conditions apply.

We thank you for your business and we look forward to working with you for many years to come.

Keeping you in the know

Visit our ‘Refreshing change’ information hub where you will find the very latest information on this transaction and what it means for you and your clients as well as answers to questions we think will be of most interest.

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