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Adhesion Wealth™ Wins 2019 Industry Award for Manager eXchange

Adhesion's Innovative Model Marketplace Recognized by Peers for Outstanding Contribution to the Financial Advisor Community

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Adhesion Wealth (Adhesion), a Vestmark company, proudly announces that it has won the 2019 Industry Award for "Technology Providers: Model Marketplaces," in recognition of the Adhesion Manager eXchange offering.

For the last five years, the Industry Awards have acknowledged excellence among wealth management firms and vendors serving financial advisors. This year's winners were announced at the awards dinner on September 12, 2019 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City. A panel of judges consisting of top names in the wealth management sector selected the winners and finalists. To learn more about the Industry Awards program, visit

"By providing seamless, cost-effective access to nearly 500 institutional-caliber asset managers, the Adhesion Manager eXchange can give independent advisors the edge they need to differentiate, optimize, and streamline their practices," said Barrett Ayers, President of Adhesion Wealth. "We are honored to be singled out by our industry peers for our contributions to the financial advisor community, and we will continue to enhance our innovative solutions and tools for advisors."

The Adhesion Manager eXchange ( allows advisors to leverage the expertise of one or more external managers, all within a single account outsourced to Adhesion, for portfolio administration, using an innovative process known as Overlay Portfolio Management (OPM).

Adhesion's 2019 Industry Award nomination focused on the recent introduction of a suite of industry-leading Manager Community tools, which allow advisors and asset managers to foster stronger connections. The Manager Community dashboard enables advisors to communicate directly with managers or send blind requests for proposals (RFPs), and gives advisors the ability to set manager visibility controls on the platform. In addition, managers can control shelf space on the Adhesion Wealth advisor desktop, and utilize tools to obtain valuable sales insights on models/sleeves. Managers can view flows by model/sleeve, advisor usage by model/sleeve, wholesaler trends, marketing effectiveness, and product usage (product clicks, marketing clicks, clicks in proposals, etc.). New trade entry features on the Manager Community dashboard include rotation tools and a shot clock for monitoring execution status.

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About Adhesion Wealth:

Adhesion Wealth enables advisors to easily provide separately managed account (SMA) and unified managed account (UMA) portfolios to investors. The Adhesion Wealth platform empowers advisors with highly scalable, flexible, and customized wealth management solutions designed to enable them to deliver better investor outcomes.

Adhesion Wealth is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vestmark, Inc. Vestmark enables financial institutions and advisors to efficiently manage and trade their clients' portfolios through an innovative software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, VestmarkONE®. For more information, call (888) 295-8351 or visit