September 26, 2018
Firm adds 54 new model portfolios from six firms, significantly expanding the options available to financial professionals
King of Prussia, Pa. — BNY Mellon’s Lockwood Advisors, Inc. (Lockwood) today today announced the addition of 54 new model portfolios to its Managed360 program, nearly doubling the number of strategists and underlying model portfolios available to financial professionals and bringing the total number of third-party model portfolios to 123 and strategists available via the program to 131.
Managed360 delivers a streamlined managed accounts experience, leveraging the power of Lockwood affiliate Pershing LLC's NetX360® platform to help financial professionals scale their managed accounts business.
The latest additions are mostly globally diversified portfolios that provide advisors and reps with a wider range of options to help them meet investors’ evolving goals while also managing costs.
“Our clients are increasingly looking to enhance the client experience by spending more time with investors,” said Joel Hempel, chief operating officer at BNY Mellon’s Lockwood. “Model portfolio programs are proving instrumental in that regard as they can help financial advisors manage investor goals and scale business. By adding this group of well-recognized strategists to our program, we are providing financial professionals with a diverse selection of portfolios so they can focus on delivering a higher-touch experience to investors and drive business growth.”
New strategists and models now available to clients on the Managed360 program are:
In addition to the above, 11 new BlackRock, LLC (BlackRock) models from BlackRock Target Allocation series with varying increments of underlying equity and fixed income exposures have been added to the program, bringing the total number of BlackRock models on Managed360 to 20.
“We are focused on bringing our clients a diverse, yet select, menu of choices,” said Matthew Forester, chief investment officer at BNY Mellon’s Lockwood. “We believe these highly competitive and well-rounded additions to our program will help financial professionals meet a broad range of investor needs through various market cycles.”
For more information on these new portfolios and Lockwood Advisors, please visit https://www.lockwoodadvisors.com.
1Lockwood serves as the discretionary manager and, in that capacity, may change the assets, timing of portfolio changes, style and/or investment vehicle allocations within these portfolios at its discretion.
About BNY Mellon’s Lockwood Advisors, Inc.
Lockwood Advisors, Inc. is a leading provider of managed account solutions. As a program sponsor, Lockwood offers access to some of the industry’s leading investment managers, provides independent research on separate account managers, and develops advisory solutions to help investment professionals meet the diverse needs of their clients.
Lockwood also offers discretionary portfolio management solutions through financial institutions and independent registered investment advisers. Lockwood Advisors, Inc. is an investment adviser registered in the United States under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, an affiliate of Pershing LLC and a wholly owned subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BNY Mellon).
About BNY Mellon's Pershing
BNY Mellon’s Pershing is a leading provider of clearing and custody services. We are uniquely positioned to help complex financial services firms transform their businesses, drive growth, maximize efficiency, and manage risk and regulation.
Wealth management and institutional firms outsource to us for trading and settlement services, investment solutions, bank and brokerage custody, middle and back office support, data insights, and business consulting.
Pershing brings together high-touch service, an open digital platform and the BNY Mellon enterprise to deliver a differentiated experience for every client.
Pershing LLC (member FINRA, NYSE, SIPC) is a BNY Mellon company. With offices around the world, Pershing has over $2 trillion in assets and millions of investor accounts. Pershing affiliates include Albridge Solutions, Inc. and Lockwood Advisors, Inc., an investment adviser registered in the United States under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. Additional information is available on pershing.com, or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter @Pershing.
About BNY Mellon
BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment and wealth management and investment services in 35 countries. As of June 30, 2021, BNY Mellon had $45.0 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $2.3 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK).Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com. Follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon or visit our newsroom at www.bnymellon.com/newsroom for the latest company news.