Royal London to sell Ascentric platform to M&G

Hannah Godfrey
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Life company Royal London will sell its platform business Ascentric to M&G in a deal worth £100m, it was announced this morning. The move follows the completion of Ascentric's replatforming project in 2019, and is subject to regulatory approval. Around 1,500 advisers use the Ascentric platform, which holds assets under administration of £14bn across 90,000 customers. It has been part of Royal London since 2017.  Royal London chief executive Barry O'Dwyer said: "As part of our strateg...

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