Wealthsimple is primarily owned by Energy Company of Canada, which not directly owns round two fifths of the agency by way of investments made by way of holdings in Energy Monetary, IGM Monetary, and Portag3. Portag3, Energy Corp.’s VC arm, has also made investments in Conquest.
“Shoppers will proceed to undergo the identical complete evaluation of their monetary state of affairs with our advisors as earlier than,” stated Wolpert. “Now they’ll even have entry to Conquest’s progressive platform, making it much more seamless to view and collaborate with our advisors on their monetary plan.”
By means of Conquest’s strategic recommendation supervisor (SAM), Wealthsimple’s portfolio administration staff will have the ability to illustrate how completely different eventualities can impression purchasers’ objectives, and advocate the subsequent greatest monetary determination.
“We’ve been related for a few years, and spent a while pondering by way of the precise approach to method a partnership,” Brad Joudrie, chief income officer at Conquest (above, proper), instructed WP.
“Wealthsimple has constantly talked about ‘constructing the world’s most human monetary firm.’ And our ethos is round having access to monetary recommendation for extra customers,” Joudrie says. “I believe it is a nice connection, and it actually sums up the human nature of what we’re attempting to do.”