Welcome to Ascentric

The award-winning wrap platform dedicated to empowering advisers to manage wealth.

Providing choice through technology, Ascentric adds value, unlocks benefits and makes life easier, whether you’re a Financial Adviser or a Private Investor.

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Financial Adviser

Are you meeting the challenges of the Retail Distribution Review?

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Private Investor

Is your Financial Adviser focused on your portfolio rather than the admin?

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News & Announcements

  • Press Release - 28/07/14

    New Managing Director For Ascentric

    Ascentric and IFDL today revealed its new Managing Director. Jon Taylor, currently CEO of Royal London (CIS) will join the business in January 2015.

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  • FTAdviser - 20/02/2013

    Ascentric AUA jumps 27% as advisers flock to platform

    Independent wrap platform sees new arrivals more than double in 2012, pushing its AUA past £163;5bn.

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  • Citywire - 14/05/2013

    Ascentric's assets near £6bn as inflows soar in 2013

    Wrap platform Ascentric has enjoyed its best ever quarter with record inflows pushing assets under administration to nearly £6 billion

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  • IFAOnline - 23/04/2013

    Ascentric predicts re-registration ‘chaos’........

    Ascentric has become one of the first platforms to explicitly rule out lobbying for super-clean share classes.

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  • FTAdviser - 24/03/13

    Carmignac lists 10 funds on Ascentric

    French fund giant Carmignac Gestion has listed 10 funds on the Ascentric platform as it continues its push into the UK market.

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  • IFA Magazine 26/03/13

    Ascentric launches post-RDR guide

    Independent wrap platform Ascentric has launched a new guide, “Getting-fit for a post-RDR World”, which contains ideas to help adviser firms .....

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  • Citywire - 26/03/2013

    City Asset Management launches models on Ascentric

    Discretionary fund manager City Asset Management has launched a range of model portfolios on platform for the first time.....

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  • FTAdviser - 18/03/2013

    Adviser confidence surges as sector gets to grip.....

    Increasing client base and maintaining revenues chief concerns among surveyed advisers.

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  • FTAdviser - 16/10/2013

    Ascentric pilots white-label DIY service for adviser

    Ascentric is piloting a scheme with advisers who want to maintain a relationship with lower-end clients who might be tempted to do it themselves....

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  • MoneyMarketing - 10/13

    Ascentric among platforms eyeing switch to fixed cost

    Ascentric is considering changing its charging structure from a purely basis points structure to a hybrid model involving fixed costs.

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  • Citywire - 20/09/2013

    Ascentric cutting rebates..

    Ascentric is following Standard Life and Novia in cutting cash rebates on new and legacy business through a bulk transfer of assets into clean share

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  • Citywire - 19/07/2013

    Ascentric reaches 50000 clients milestone

    Ascentric and its parent Investment Funds Direct Limited (IFDL) has notched up its 50,000th client on its platforms.

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  • MoneyMarketing 7/7/13

    Ascentric outsources back office tech to Bravura

    Royal London-owned wrap Ascentric has signed a deal to outsource its back office technology to software provider Bravura Solutions.

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  • MoneyMarketing 23/5/13

    Ascentric set to soft-launch white-label platform

    Ascentric is soft-launching its adviser self-direct white-label proposition with around 50 firms over the course of 2013.

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  • MoneyMarketing - 28/11

    Ascentric MD Hugo Thorman to become chairman

    Ascentric managing director Hugo Thorman is to take up a new role at the platform as executive chairman.

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  • FTAdviser - 22/11/2013

    Ascentric AUM surpasses £7bn as new business surges

    Independent wrap platform Ascentric and its institutional arm IFDL have reported a 46 per cent growth in new business for the first nine months....

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  • FTAdviser - 23/10/2013

    Ascentric ditches 1/2 of bank panel due to poor rates

    Wrap provider Ascentric has made a “tough decision” to pull clients’ cash out of leading UK banks because the rates offered on deposit is so low....

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  • IFAOnline - 05/11/2013

    Ascentric hits third quarter of record new business

    Royal London's Ascentric wrap platform has achieved a third quarter of record net new business, with £1.25bn of new assets for the year to date.

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  • Citywire - 31/01/2014

    Ascentric picks Scottish Friendly for onshore bond

    Ascentric has teamed up with Scottish Friendly to launch an onshore bond on the platform.

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  • 18/03/2013

    Press Release

    Adviser confidence grows post-RDR

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  • 22/02/2103

    Press Release

    Focus on new technology vital for platforms as Ascentric assets grow

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  • 20/02/2013

    Press Release

    Ascentric and IFDL deliver strong growth in 2012

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  • 24/03/2013

    Press Release

    Over 40% of funds on Ascentric already have clean share classes

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  • 26/03/2013

    Getting fit for a post-RDR world

    Find out how to order your copy of our new guide

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