Broadridge clients to gain access to Scivantage Maxit®, the market-leading cost basis solution with significant new functionality enhancements, including support for Phase III compliance
LAKE SUCCESS, NY — July 1, 2013 — Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE:BR) today announced a strategic partnership with Scivantage® – an independent financial technology provider with proven expertise in cost basis applications – to provide cost basis solutions to Broadridge clients. As part of the partnership agreement, Broadridge and Scivantage will collaborate on other distribution opportunities for Broadridge solutions such as business process outsourcing, reconciliations, and performance reporting.
Scivantage’s Maxit® platform will be integrated with Broadridge’s processing engine and hosted in Broadridge’s world class data centers to provide clients with a market-leading solution backed by state-of-the-art security, redundancy and scalability. Additionally, some Broadridge associates will join Scivantage to ensure a smooth client transition and seamless ongoing support.
“Our partnership with Scivantage is a win-win for our clients, Broadridge, and Scivantage,” said Susan Certoma, President, Brokerage Processing Solutions, Broadridge. “Broadridge is committed to bringing our clients access to best-in-class solutions that set the standard for the industry. After carefully considering the build-versus-partner option and performing extensive due diligence on potential partners, Broadridge selected Scivantage as the best solution provider for our clients.”
Adnane Charchour President and CEO, Scivantage, commented, “Broadridge is at the forefront of transforming operational challenges into strategic advantages for its clients, a goal we at Scivantage share. Cost basis reporting is one of the most challenging regulatory issues facing the industry. With new reporting requirements continuing to roll out, a reliable technology partner with cost basis expertise can help create a competitive advantage. Scivantage Maxit goes beyond cost basis compliance to provide real-time, tax-based investment decision support, which will help Broadridge’s clients, their advisors and their investors minimize tax liabilities and increase after-tax performance.”
Scivantage Maxit is a fully automated, real-time solution that provides accurate, adjusted cost basis reporting through a highly configurable platform. Maxit enables broker-dealers, mutual funds, custodians and prime brokers to streamline cost basis reporting and deliver a superior client experience, while reducing operational costs. Developed by experts in the tax compliance and cost basis software field, Maxit is designed to deliver a full range of tools to help clients track capital gains, generate IRS Schedule D forms for tax filing and improve investment tax decisions.
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge’s investor communications, securities processing and operations outsourcing solutions help clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure, allowing them to increase their focus on core business activities. With 50 years of experience, Broadridge’s infrastructure underpins proxy voting services for over 90% of public companies and mutual funds in North America, and processes more than $4.5 trillion in fixed income and equity trades per day. Broadridge employs approximately 6,200 full-time associates in 13 countries.
For more information about Broadridge, please visit www.broadridge.com.
Founded in 2000, Scivantage was built on the vision of delivering high performance technology solutions that redefine and streamline the way financial institutions, financial professionals and their clients transact business. Recently recognized by Inc. Magazine and the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Scivantage has quickly become one of the fastest growing private companies in North America. Serving more than 50 leading financial institutions, Scivantage continues to drive innovation across critical areas of the front- and middle-office by automating and optimizing business critical processes to generate operational efficiencies and help drive sustainable competitive advantages for our clients.
For more information about Scivantage, please visit www.scivantage.com.