Model Trading Service

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Vestmark's Model Trading Service is a turnkey solution that can make Broker Dealer firms, RIAs and Banks more efficient with a suite of outsourced model management, implementation, and account trading and rebalancing services.


MTS drives productivity and efficiency with fully-outsourced trading and rebalancing of models as well as multi-sleeve unified managed accounts (UMAs). Models can be sourced from Vestmark Manager Marketplace’s 500 choices from 120+ managers, or provided by advisors or home offices. MTS maintains client portfolios in line with investment models and allocation targets set by the advisor and gives time back to wealth management firms to spend with clients and prospects.

Specifically, The Model Trading Service:

  • supports all discretionary advisory programs including MF/ETF Wrap, SMA, UMA, Rep as PM and Rep as Advisor;
  • supports equity, mutual funds and ETFs and can support fixed income via third-party managers available on the Vestmark Model Marketplace (VMM);
  • trades models from any firm-approved source including internal product teams, third-party managers and strategists, financial advisors -- or any of the 500 models from 120 managers on VMM;
  • trades accounts and sleeves in accordance with model allocations, positions and drift tolerances;
  • rebalances accounts to their respective schedules and nets offsetting trades in each account for multi-sleeve UMAs;
  • offers tax-aware trading with optimal tax-lot selection as well as tax-loss harvesting upon request;
  • works directly with managers to understand their trading instructions and with advisors to customize trading parameters, restrictions and tolerance settings for their client accounts;
  • delivers a full suite of ongoing account administration services including new accounts, cash deposits/requests, scheduled withdrawals, account terminations and model/asset allocation changes.

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