EUROPE - Institutional investment services provider Russell/Mellon has upgraded its asset manager database, AMI, to provide access to 15 new European and 11 new global product groups.
The additional access, which includes Eurozone Equity, Eurozone Fixed Income and Global Small Cap Equity, will enable asset managers to market their products to a whole new audience via European investment consultants, Russell/Mellon said in a release.
Commenting on the enhancements, CEO Russell/Mellon Europe, Mick Brant (pictured), said: “We have made these developments in response to feedback from the growing number of Europe-based consultants who use AMI.
“Often, these consultants need information about different products to their UK counterparts. In particular, they wanted more detailed information on the assets and clients managed in individual European countries.”
Further enhancements, due for release mid-October, include the fundamental restructuring of the Firm Assets and Client Base and New and Lost Business areas of AMI.
Since the beginning of 2004, 17 new consultancy firms have signed up to AMI with seven based in Germany, four in the Netherlands, two in Switzerland and one in Austria, the Channel Islands, Denmark and the UK.
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