Transforming wealth management from the ground up

Wealth Management

In the ever-changing marketplace, Equator keeps wealth management brands at the forefront of technology to engage effectively with all your audiences, from individual to institutional investors.

Customer-centric wealth management transformation 

We have created strategies, services and agile start-ups for major wealth management companies. These brands choose us for expertise that enables them to transform. We work with them to create innovation-focused teams, intelligent operations and human-centred customer experiences that transform their agility and the effectiveness of their customer relationships.

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How we enable wealth management brands to take on tomorrow

Wealth management industry challenges

Strategic Consulting

Digitally transforming the entire wealth management landscape

Digital services for Wealth Management can be very complex but customers are increasingly demanding a fully self-serve experience. To capitalise on the efficiency and cost-saving benefits of digitisation, without jeopardising your customer experience is no simple matter.

Our dedicated Strategic Consultants have helped wealth management businesses like Embark and M&G to navigate the complex landscape of digital transformation, make life easier for customers and enhance returns for shareholders.

Engineering

De-risking enterprise CMS migrations for wealth brands

The decision to migrate CMS' is a significant decision for all wealth management brands. We de-risk this with our technology-agnostic approach. As an Umbraco Gold Partner, Sitecore Silver, Episerver Platinum and Sitefinity Partner, we can consult on platform choice and implement your project.

We have worked CMS’ for leading wealth management brands including Episerver for Royal London, AXA Wealth and then migrated it to Standard Life post-acquisition and Umbraco for Embark. We also consulted on the migration implications of Sitecore to Adobe for M&G and manage WordPress for Walter Scott.

Engineering

Application management services to untangle the wealth tech stack

Many wealth businesses rely on third-party systems, have multiple databases and customer systems gained through acquisitions and off-line centric CRM processes. We help wealth management businesses untangle the legacy and move forward to be a customer-centric business

We are experts in integrating financial systems, from FNZ to GBST and others. We build single sources of truth in Dynamics, Salesforce, Hubspot and beyond. We enable brands like Embark to grow with the customer at the heart.

Creative & UX Design

Delivering the convenience wealth customers expect

For investors and intermediaries alike, the quality of the digital interactions with your organisation reflect on of the perceived care given to their investments. By making your experience intuitive and accessible you give more people the confidence to interact more and invest more.

Our UX experts work in collaboration with your team and your customers to determine the optimum architecture and designs to make objectives accessible and their interactions effortless.

Connected Marketing

Ranking for wealth management terms in an international search landscape

Relevance, content, code, links, speed and a lot more. There is so much to consider when optimising your website. You can trust our expert search engine optimisation team to get you maximum visibility in Google in the UK and abroad.

In the fierce, complex and heavily regulated wealth space, our search expertise helps M&G build a strong, relevant and appropriate search presence.

Content Marketing

Cost-effective wealth content strategies that engage and convert

If you are doing it right, a large proportion of your marketing budget is going to content, so it is important to be strategic in your approach. Our content marketing strategists understand how to maximise your content's value across paid, owned, earned and shared media. Let us build your content strategy and the returns and cost savings will speak for themselves.

We've already supported PwC, AXA Wealth and other with rich, relevant content strategies that are audience appropriate. efficient and engaging.

Some of our work that's transforming the wealth management sector

Wealth management: Transformation case studies

Future-proofing Britain’s biggest mutual society

Royal London

We worked with Royal London to build a more engaging, future-proof brand experience for direct customers and intermediaries.

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Standard Life

Increasing engagement and retention for pensions

Pension engagement has always been a complex challenge; we partnered with Standard Life to develop a strategy that empowered customers and brought business benefits with it.

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M&G

A Partnership for SEO

How our SEO retainer evolved into a consultancy relationship, with results going beyond just traffic growth.

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Church House

Finding the path to a dynamic new visual identity

When private wealth management company Church House asked us to refine and reposition their brand, we used dynamic graphics and engaging, story-telling imagery to create an engaging and progressive identity.

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Financial services thought leadership and analysis

Wealth management sector reports and webinars

Financial Services Webinar - March 31, 2020

Fight or Flight Webinar

Martin Jordan, Equator's Innovation & Insight Director, looked at what brands should be doing to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lessons from the 2008 crash

Fight or Flight Report

With the COVID-19 pandemic, we are living through one of the most significant global crises in fifty years. Read our report on what brands should be doing.

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Transforming wealth management for 20 years

Showcase wealth management clients

We are proud to have many long-standing relationships with businesses of all types in the Financial Services sector. For these brands we've created transformational strategies, game-changing digital services and even built entirely new businesses.