Third Financial's 'laser-like' focus following Nucleus acquisition

‘Adviser platforms are more nuanced than just outsourced versus in-house’

Isabel Baxter
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Following Nucleus’ acquisition of Third Financial, subject to regulatory approval, Third Financial chief executive (CEO) Ian Partington talks to Isabel Baxter about his hopes for the partnership…

It was revealed in February this year that Nucleus Financial Platforms acquired fellow investment platform Third Financial. Third Financial is an investment platform and front-to-back wealth management software provider for discretionary wealth managers, multi-family offices, and adviser consolidators. It has more than 50 clients in the UK with £6bn of assets under administration (AUA) on its platform and a further £40bn of assets administered via its software system, Tercero. Following completion, the firm will continue to be led by existing CEO Ian Partington. "Exceptional ser...

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