CAIS Launches Multi-Issuer Structured Notes Solution for AdvisorsNovember 20, 2014
CAIS Further Expands Capital Markets Product Menu as Demand Increases
CAIS, the leading independent product platform for the wealth management industry, is pleased to announce it has selected J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, RBC, and BNP Paribas to join its new open-architecture structured notes platform. This roster of top-rated banks offers CAIS members a diversified, multi-issuer menu of structured solutions.
“As our product menu expands, we continue to advance our mission to deliver advisors a true competitive advantage in a single easy-to-use platform,” said Matt Brown, CAIS Co-Founder and CEO. “With the addition of the open architecture structured notes solution, we are improving pricing and execution efficiency as well as overall product education for advisors.”
The CAIS platform reduces barriers to entry for independent firms looking to access and execute on products. Through the seamless technology CAIS has developed around structured products, wealth advisors can easily build customized notes and access calendar offerings and performance tracking, as well as place orders.
“By joining the CAIS platform, we are confident that we will be providing efficient access to our offerings to a broad and growing network of advisors who understand structured products and the benefits to deploying them in their clients’ portfolios,” said Larry Wilson, Head of Structured Investments Distributor Marketing at J.P. Morgan.
The CAIS approach to structured notes mirrors the open architecture model of its funds menu. As an independent platform, CAIS gives clients access to a selection of banks and products providing credit diversification and institutional pricing. Having multiple product providers on the same platform helps wealth managers to find suitable products at a competitive price.
The CAIS platform democratizes access to a wide range of alternative investments including, in addition to structured solutions, hedge funds, private equity funds, ’40 Act mutual funds, equity and debt syndicate solutions and precious metals.
CAIS is the leading alternative investment platform for financial advisors who seek improved access to and education about alternative investment funds and products. CAIS provides financial advisors with a broad selection of alternative investment strategies including, hedge funds, private equity, private credit, real estate and structured notes, allowing them to capitalize on opportunities and/or withstand ever-changing markets. Additionally, CAIS provides an industry-leading learning system, CAIS IQ, that helps advisors learn faster, remember longer and improve client outcomes.
All funds listed on CAIS undergo Mercer’s independent due diligence and ongoing monitoring. Mercer diligence reports and fund ratings are available to advisors on the CAIS password-protected platform. CAIS streamlines the end-to-end transaction process through digital subscriptions and integrated reporting with Fidelity, Schwab and Pershing, making investing in alternatives simple.
Founded in 2009, CAIS, a fintech leader, is empowering wealth management by leveling the playing field for financial advisors everywhere.
Securities offered through CAIS Capital LLC, member FINRA, SIPC.