Envestnet completes acquisition of FolioDynamix
04 January 2018 | 3191 views | 0
Envestnet (NYSE:ENV), a leading provider of intelligent systems for wealth management and financial wellness, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of FolioDynamix from Actua Corp. The acquisition was first announced on September 25, 2017.
“We are pleased to welcome FolioDynamix and their clients and partners to Envestnet,” said Jud Bergman, Envestnet Chairman and CEO. “This is the next important step in developing a financial wellness network that enables advisors and enterprises to improve their productivity and deliver better outcomes for their clients.”
“By joining forces with Envestnet, our customers will have access to the trading tools and commission and brokerage support that they are accustomed to, as well as Envestnet’s robust and integrated wealth management solutions,” said Joseph Mrak, Chairman and CEO of FolioDynamix. “We are excited to see where this collaboration takes us and the wealth management industry as a whole.”
FolioDynamix provides financial institutions and registered investment advisors with an end-to-end technology solution which includes a suite of advisory tools that assist advisors in creating model portfolios and delivering overlay management services. The acquisition will add complementary trading tools as well as commission and brokerage business support to Envestnet’s existing suite of offerings.
In connection with the Acquisition, Envestnet paid $195 million in cash for all the outstanding shares of FolioDynamix, subject to certain closing and post-closing adjustments. Envestnet funded the Acquisition price with borrowings under its revolving credit facility.