Thomson Signs Merrill Contract

ORGANIZATION AND STRATEGY

Thomson Financial last week signed the contract it was negotiating with Merrill Lynch to develop and implement the Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Technology Platform.

The five-year contract is estimated to be worth $1 billion, although only a portion of that will go to Thomson (IMD, Nov. 18).

Thomson only provides content to Merrill’s current retail broker workstation. In the new offering it will supply a range of content and analytics--research and market data as well as applications and har