AllianceBernstein Launches New iPad App for Retail Financial Advisors
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2012
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --AllianceBernstein announced the launch
of AB Connect, a new iPad application for retail financial advisors. The
AllianceBernstein AB Connect app provides advisors with one central place to
access the firm's thought leadership, insights and investment services to
optimize the servicing experience for clients.
The centerpiece of the app is a new interactive, multimedia version of AB's
Capital Markets Outlook (CMO) publication, which is published every quarter.
The new virtual CMO includes dynamic charts and displays as well as links to
videos, animations and product opportunities.
Other key features include:
oAccess to Context, the AllianceBernstein blog on investing
oGlobal economic and fixed income updates weekly and monthly
oAccess to AllianceBernstein's product center, which allows users to
explore investment services objectives, strategies, holdings,
characteristics, management teams and performance
oA search function to browse for products or services that meet a specific
investment need, including college and retirement savings
"We wanted to create an iPad app that puts dynamic market data and insights at
advisors' fingertips – empowering them to give clients the instant service
they expect in today's highly connected world," said Harold Hughes, Senior
Managing Director and Head of U.S Retail for AllianceBernstein Investments.
"The landscape is clearly changing for advisors and those that invest in and
utilize the right digital resources will be well positioned to grow their
The app is available for download on the iPad at Apple's iTunes store.
AllianceBernstein is a leading global investment management firm that offers
high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional
investors, individuals and private clients in major world markets.
At September 30, 2012, AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. owned approximately
37.9% of the issued and outstanding AllianceBernstein Units and AXA, one of
the largest global financial services organizations, owned an approximate
64.2% economic interest in AllianceBernstein.
Additional information about AllianceBernstein may be found on our website,
Contact: Andrea Prochniak, Investors, +1-212-756-4542,
Andrea.Prochniak@alliancebernstein.com; Jonathan Freedman, Media,
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