Capital Platform International, the alternative investment platform, has launched its new site and proposition focused on making research, compliance and investments in to alternative products as easy and efficient as possible for product providers, intermediaries and advisors.
Alongside in-depth research and due diligence into the alternatives market and bringing together products and distribution in one place, the new corporate feel also offers specialist professional indemnity (PI) cover, which the company says is important for intermediaries to operate in today’s markets.
Darren Beddard, Director at Capital Platform, said: “Capital Platform has been designed as a trusted source over the years to give financial advisers and wealth managers everything they need to best serve clients in their alternative investment strategies. It offers an innovative proposition designed to make life easier for product providers wanting compliant distribution and advisors and intermediaries the right due diligence and support, as well as research on investments.
Core to the service is the extensive research and due diligence Capital Platform undertakes into both the product providers and their investments prior to their acceptance on the platform; with site visits, meetings of all directors, full company and accounts check.
Mr Beddard said: “This not only saves Advisors time and money, it allows them to concentrate on their own core services, providing investment, financial planning and tax advice. We also work with the providers to ensure their products are best presented and promoted, including efficient delivery of product literature, application forms and educational resources and, importantly, that they conform to today’s RDR stringent regulatory requirements.”
Registration on the platform is free for advisors and intermediaries