Access Data’s advanced analytics and reporting solutions helps you gain unprecedented
access to a wealth of product and market data, which enables you to focus on the
information critical to your business and drive asset growth in new markets, improve
operational efficiencies and better manage business risk.
New advancements in our Market Intelligence solution opens windows to view product
market share for firms and offices, including those where little or no market presence
exists today. This enables you to better identify new opportunities for your best
products. SalesVision now also offers ETF and Mutual Fund market data so you can
track and compare market share at firm and office locations.
2011 proved to be an exciting year with Broadridge’s recent partnership with Charles
Schwab. Schwab and Broadridge have entered into an agreement to expand the sales
reporting and data delivery capabilities now provided to more than 600 Mutual Fund
Sponsors. A technology portal, powered by Access Data, will provide unprecedented
access to fund asset, trading and sales information. This will allow mutual funds
to gain more visibility into sales across products and a deeper understanding of
the Registered Investment Advisory firms that are driving asset growth. Learn more about the Schwab agreement.
Access Data’s Distributor Compensation solution stands at the forefront of helping
improve accuracy and mitigate risks associated with manual, spread-sheet processing
of third-party distributor and service fee payments. Working in close collaboration
with our mutual fund clients, we expanded the product’s calculation capabilities
and incorporated workflow processes enabling managers to easily review, approve
and track payments. Distributor Compensation goes beyond standardizing the transfer
of invoice data to collect and store invoice data and history across distributors,
automate payment calculations for complex fee arrangements and streamline invoice
reconciliation, approval and payment.
We hosted a webinar entitled “Best Practices for Tracking and Managing Payments
to Distributors.” In this discussion with industry experts you will learn the best
practices firms are using to eliminate spreadsheets in their operations and improve
both the efficiency and the accuracy of payment processing. Click here to access the webinar.
Access Data’s Enterprise Data Management automates the collection of trade and transaction
information from multiple data sources delivering complete, accurate, consistent
and timely information to support sales reporting, customer relationship management
(CRM) systems, as well as compensation and compliance processes. Enterprise Data
Management enables you to eliminate the operational burden of managing multiple
data feeds, researching incomplete trades, and maintaining representative information
as affiliations or account assignments changes. Learn more about Enterprise Data Management.
We invested over 40,000 hours this past year to clean and enhance data received
daily from third-party data sources on your behalf. Over 900,000 (80,000 per month)
new Dealer, Branch and Rep trading code combinations were added to our proprietary
Master Data Repository (MDR). In addition, MDR now contains unique identifiers for
more than approximately 600,000 registered representatives and 200,000 unique office
locations that can be leveraged to gain unmatched visibility into sales across all
products and provides access to high quality information to drive business growth.
After evaluating years of historical voting preferences and sophisticated predictive
modeling opportunities, Broadridge leverages this insight and takes a scientific
approach that delivers greater proxy planning accuracy and improved control for
mutual fund proxy campaigns resulting in resources being applied to the right shareholder
audiences. Optimal Proxy carefully analyzes the infinite details within your shareholder
base, and effectively determines the most appropriate and effective proxy approaches
including communication options.
With the addition of Mobile ProxyVote®, investors now have the convenience of voting
their shares from the Internet and mobile devices. Mobile ProxyVote provides links
to electronic proxy material, the ability to request paper fulfillment and eDelivery
enrollment. Mobile ProxyVote is efficient by design, created as a direct response
to consumers' rapidly changing preference to access and act on information on the
It was even voted “Most innovative mobile solution” by Financial Technologies Forum.
This app is compatible with an array of mobile devices, including the Apple iPhone®
and iPad®, BlackBerry® Smartphone, AndroidTM, Microsoft Tablets and other smartphone
platforms. Learn more
about Mobile Proxy Vote.
Broadridge provides “best-in-class” capabilities to help plan sponsors and plan
advisors meet fee disclosure requirements. We hosted a series of webinars this fall
to help sponsors and advisors understand their regulatory obligations. As a long-time
consultative partner on regulatory changes, including the Summary Prospectus Rule
and Notice and Access, Broadridge is the partner who understands the changes required
by the Retirement Plan Fee Disclosure Rule. Whether you are a compliance officer,
a financial advisor or the owner of a TPA, Broadridge’s consultative approach will
bring you a solution to help deliver against your business objectives while reducing
costs. Broadridge’s fee disclosure capabilities provide the ability to stay focused
on the core business – increasing assets under advisement. Learn more about
We expanded our multi-channel communications offerings by adding another distribution
channel to our portfolio of communication solutions – Digital Mail. In conjunction
with Pitney Bowe’s new VollyTM secure digital delivery service, Digital Mail, a
consumer-focused delivery and consolidation service that enables you to provide
your customers with more choice and control over how they receive and manage their
financial communications. All communications are integrated into just one mail stream.
The new platform empowers consumers to review, view, organize and manage bills,
statements, financial documents and other content from multiple providers. The spam-free
application offers improved communications, faster response times and better tracking.
You will also enjoy the boost in resources while your clients appreciate a richer,
more interactive relationship. Learn more about Volly.
With the implementation of new technologies such as quick response codes (QR codes)
and mobile apps, you can get information in front of your clients faster. QR codes
are the newest marketing form and are here to stay. It is a type of 2D bar code
that may be decoded using your Smartphone with a QR code reader. Its popularity
has grown due to its fast readability and comparatively large storage capacity.
We already began implementing QR codes in our clients’ marketing materials. There
is no limit to what you can share with QR codes. Whether you would like to share
a landing page with video or an entire eBook, you can quickly build a community
and mobilize users to take action. QR codes are especially effective because you
can put them anywhere - on your business card, your event nametag, your packaging
or any marketing materials. Utilize QR codes to enjoy unprecedented marketing reach
with measurable results. Learn more about QR codes.
We surveyed advisors related to their book of business, experience and communication
preferences. This intelligence is being used to develop solutions for mobile devices
that allow you to tackle the task of doing business with greater ease and efficiency.
In 2011 Broadridge developed exciting solutions in cross-media marketing campaigns,
offering you more effective, expedient advisors communications at lower cost. Utilizing
advances in multimedia connectivity to increase efficiency, Broadridge’s campaign
solution provides the tools to quickly create and send targeted messages to advisors.
You can send important personalized messages to advisors, making it easy for them
to receive timely messages and take action. Advisors are given direct links to your
marketing materials which they can read, download and purchase. Most importantly,
you can track, analyze, and report on their actions. Our campaign solution is another
that way we can help you reduce marketing expenses while improving results.
With Broadridge’s print-on-demand solution, you no longer need to stock a warehouse
full of communications to help assure appropriate investor disclosure at the broker
level. Our print-on-demand solution will reinforce relationships between funds and
brokers by ensuring that no matter what is requested and when, it can be quickly
printed and delivered. It’s no wonder that over 80 fund companies already benefit
from this valuable Broadridge service.
Broadridge’s PostEdge® e-delivery solution puts just about any correspondence in
your clients' reach quickly, efficiently and securely while helping satisfy SEC
retention and archival requirements for statements, confirmations and tax documents.
Broadridge manages it all - from obtaining consents, maintaining an electronic delivery
preference database, document archiving and web presentation to integrating e-delivery
with your printed distributions. Some of the benefits for managers include cutting
print, postage and distribution costs by as much as 40% and allowing both centralized
and remote users easy access via its web-based platform. PostEdge also offers comprehensive
report mining capabilities that help automate many of your daily operations. For
shareholders, PostEdge mails speed notifications to shareholders letting them know
their documents are ready for viewing and allowing them to view those documents
from virtually anywhere.
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a technology services company focused on
global capital markets. We are the market leader enabling secure and accurate processing
of information for communications and securities transactions among issuers,mutual
funds, investors and financial intermediaries.
This information is provided for informational purposes only and should not be interpreted
as legal, financial or other form of advice and no legal or business decision should
be based on its content.
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