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The Platform to Build Your Wealth Management Business

No two financial services firms are exactly the same. Your firm relies on very specific positioning of your services to differentiate against the competition. Yet whether you are a Private Bank, Full-Service Broker, or an Online Brokerage - Reuters Plus is the perfect advisor desktop for your business. How can this be? Because while Reuters Plus is the leading market data workstation ready to use right out of the box, under the covers it contains a cost-effective standards based "platform" for your organization to customize an advisor desktop specific to the needs of your firm. Reuters Plus enables your firm to turn your existing web sites, customer data, and applications into an integrated Wealth Management desktop for your advisors, enhancing their productivity as well as the effectiveness of their advice process.

The Flexibility to Choose
Because Reuters Plus is designed as a standards based container, independent of any particular financial planning, back-office, or CRM system, you'll have the flexibility to select the tools which best fit your needs without locking in to a single vendor. And behind the scenes, Reuters has been building alliances with many of the leading Wealth Management tools, designing out of the box integration with leading services such as ADP ProVisor and the netDecide Wealth Management System.

Experience you can Trust
Reuters is a global information company providing indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services. Every day, some 445,000 financial professionals rely on our services to make informed financial decisions for their businesses and their customers. Our information is trusted and drives decision making across the globe. We have a reputation for speed, accuracy and freedom from bias. And because Reuters Plus has been a leader in the industry for decades, known for it's high-user satisfaction and rapid rollouts at firms, you know choosing Reuters is a decision you can trust.

Future Proof your Decision
To protect your investments, utilizing Reuters Plus as your advisor desktop platform will future-proof your advisor desktop. So as your firm's business needs and technical architecture evolves over the years, building upon an open-standards based platform like Reuters Plus will enable you to continually migrate your architecture in an evolutionary way, avoiding the risks and costs of a big-bang implementation.

Maximize your Return on Investment
Cost is central to any business decision, particularly these days. Reuters Plus provides perhaps the lowest cost of ownership for the brokerage industry, partly because of our experience and scale in the industry, but mostly because of the design and packaging of the Reuters Plus product. We've invested in refining the cost of ownership for bandwidth management, server density, system integration, software rollout, and trainingso you don't have to.

With Reuters Plus, building a successful wealth management experience is easier and more affordable than you might expect.

Reuters Plus is an open standards based desktop application which enables the integration of not only market data applications, but any Wealth Management or enterprise application on your advisor's desktops. With Reuters Plus, you won't need to conduct extensive advisor training or costly system replacements to meet your wealth management needs. That's because the open, flexible infrastructure of Reuters Plus is built on industry standards such as Web Services, .NET and ActiveX, enabling your firm to leverage your existing systems to meet the needs of your advisors. Existing or new applications can be easily integrated within Reuters Plus to form an integrated workflow for your advisors, enhancing their productivity as well as the effectiveness of their advice processturning your legacy systems into a competitive edge.

Integrating your wealth management applications on the desktop is made possible by the Reuters Plus Context Bus. This component enables objects within Reuters Plus to share information with other applications on the desktop, eliminating re-keying of data and integrating the disparate applications advisors use in their daily routine. For example, advisors could click on an active security in their market data view and quickly retrieve your firms internal research. Or perhaps more importantly, you could immediately jump to a back-office display to see which of your customers are holding that security, start making calls, or contact them via Reuters Messaging. Existing or new applications can be easily integrated by Reuters Plus to form an integrated workflow for your advisors, enhancing their productivity as well as the efficiency of their advice process.

To find out how Reuters Plus can bring you an immediate Return On your Investments, give us a call!

Reuters America, Inc.
3 Times Square
New York, NY 10036
(646) 223-4846
Contact: Shawn Kaplan
[email protected]

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