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First Midwest To Deploy EDS SOLCORP’s WealthServ Investments Platform


Broker-dealer to modernize with Web-based investment dealer management system

PLANO, Texas – EDS today announced that First Midwest Securities Inc., an Illinois-based brokerage firm, has selected EDS SOLCORP’s WealthServ Investments platform to manage all of its front and back office needs. This new client engagement represents another important applications-related win for EDS in the financial services industry while accelerating EDS SOLCORP’s expansion into the U.S. market.

First Midwest Securities is an employee-owned independent brokerage firm. Licensed to sell securities in 50 states, the firm will be consolidating data from three disparate legacy systems onto the single WealthServ Investments platform, giving advisors a consolidated view of their customers’ holdings and a robust toolset for meeting First Midwest’s compliance, commission and reporting needs.

“WealthServ Investments provides us with a complete, Web-based solution, able to deploy quickly and at a reasonable cost,” said Terry Buffalo, president, First Midwest Securities. “Our reputation is built on our exceptional customer service and we’re committed to continuing to set the highest standards in our industry. We’re looking forward to working with EDS to ensure we continue to lead in service and professionalism.”

WealthServ Investments is a full-function Web software application hosted by EDS, supporting broker-dealer back-office, retail financial advisor and investor direct access on a single real-time system. WealthServ Investments allows broker-dealers and their representatives to see the same information, consolidate financial information across investment, deposit and insurance lines, comply with regulatory requirements, manage compensation and create on-demand client statements and reports that enhance advisor professionalism.

“We are pleased to have been chosen by First Midwest to help it modernize and consolidate its systems,” stated Daniel Baron, president, EDS SOLCORP. “Our rapid implementations and simple conversion process will enable First Midwest to realize tangible gains and competitive advantage within a short time frame.”


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