News : Santander Launches D2C Platform for UK Customers
London, UK, June 2016 -- Santander has launched a direct-to-consumer platform for its UK customers offering its full range of asset management funds as well as additional funds.
The execution-only platform will be called the Investment Hub and uses FNZ technology which also underpins the Zurich and Standard Life platforms.
Customers can access the investment platform via the Santander website and use it to consolidate their investments with other providers and get an overview of all their holdings.
The platform is available on mobile and tablet and will display all holdings including mortgages, savings, insurance and current accounts.
The platform will be supported by an investment contact centre where customers can arrange for top-ups and transfers.
All the customers with investments in Santander ISA Managers Limited funds will be fully migrated onto the new Investment Hub by the end of the year.
Santander wealth management and private banking managing director Alan Mathewson said: "We want to make the investment market more accessible - a key focus of our work following the Financial Advice Market Review.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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The Santander Group is a Spanish banking group centered on Banco Santander, S.A. and is the largest bank in the Eurozone by market value. It is one of the largest banks in the world in terms of market capitalisation.
Published: Wednesday, June 15, 2016