Estatesearch acquires the financial asset research business of Landmark Information



Estatesearch, award-winning legal technology provider to private client practitioners, announces the acquisition of the Financial Asset Search business.

The acquisition and integration of Landmark Information’s financial asset research into Estatesearch was completed on August 30, 2021.

Over the past several months Estatesearch’s team of experts have supported the transition of Landmark’s valued clients to the technology-driven asset and liability research of Estatesearch, the financial profile service.

The financial profile service helps ensure that personal representatives meet their obligations to locate all financial assets, past and present, as well as any liabilities in an estate. Provide comprehensive and efficient research that provides peace of mind while helping to mitigate risk and costs of missed assets or liabilities.

The acquisition, which sees the Estatesearch service now used by more than 1,400 law firms across the UK, now provides legal professionals with the combined knowledge, expertise and benefits of two long-standing firms. Perform a comprehensive search of financial institutions, including banks, building societies, stock registers, insurers and pension providers, for a simple and efficient process for bereaved and their advisers to speed up the process. estate administration process.

Chris Loaring, MD, Landmark Information said:

“Landmark Information prides itself on putting the best interests of our clients at the heart of everything we do. As property transfer and real estate information specialists, we recognize Estatesearch’s technical expertise in wills, probate and court protection services.

It is for this reason that we were delighted to select Estatesearch, with its award winning Asset & Liability Search to provide this service to our clients, bolstering it with their own approach and their own data.

Ben Furlong, Director of Client Services, Estatesearch, said:

“We are delighted to announce the acquisition of the financial asset research business of Landmark Information and the combined benefits this allows us to provide to all of our clients. We are excited to be able to extend the benefits of Estatesearch’s suite of research and services, our continuous innovation and development, and our focus on exceptional customer service to all of our clients.

In addition to searches for financial assets and liabilities, clients can use the Estatesearch portal to access other services, including will searches, Gazette notices, local advertisements, and bankruptcy searches, all. in one place. Reduced administration and saved time. We expect all of our newly acquired clients to benefit from the knowledge and experience of Estatesearch’s team of specialists.



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