Thomson Signs Merrill Contract


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