The new service was developed in partnership with BrightTalk and is one of several new services being introduced as the company upgrades its Fund Centre web site. Asset Manager TV will feature content from all of the 15 preferred external asset managers plus LGIM and LGI, which have been selected as key fund partners.
Jamie Vale, Legal & General’s Director of Business Development, Platforms and Distribution said: “We are delighted to be able to launch this new and exciting web TV channel for our advisers. IFAs responsible for advising on fund selection for their clients can now look forward to unique access to fund commentaries and market outlooks from some of the top performing managers in the investment sector all in one place. This is an important development that helps advisers to track the views, activities and performance of our key fund partners and to help them when selecting funds to meet their clients risk appetite and investment needs”
Stuart West, Sales Director at BrightTalk commented; “We are delighted to be working with Legal & General to bring you the latest interviews and commentary from their asset manager partners. Asset Manager TV provides a range of video and audio web casts designed to be educational and informative. This includes economic and fund updates and commentaries, as well as interviews with fund managers sharing insights into their latest investment strategies.”
Recently Legal & General Savings announced a further year of growth in AUA with over £64.9bn in assets (as at 31 December 2011), up from £54.8 billon in assets under administration at the end of 2009. The Legal & General platform, the Investor Portfolio Service, saw platform business reach £6.8bn at the end of 2011, up 79% on the previous year (£3.8bn).