AJ Bell

AJ Bell is one of the UK’s largest providers of online investment platforms and stockbroker services. With more than 131,100 customers and assets under administration exceeding £28 billion, we succeed by providing award-winning investment products, backed up with excellent service and online functionality at a low cost. Our head office is in Manchester, and we also own a specialist financial publishing business called AJ Bell Media in London, as well as a stockbroking business in Tunbridge Wells.

Alliance Trust Savings

Alliance Trust Savings is one of the UK’s leading financial services providers, administering £12bn of assets for over 100,000 customers.


Through our award-winning platform, you have access to 4,000+ investment options including funds, UK and International equities, whole of market investment trusts, ETFs, gilts and fixed interest securities. We also offer a certificated trading service.


Plus, our flat fee approach means that as your investments increase in value, our charges do not.


iShares is a global leader in exchange-traded funds (ETFs), with more than a decade of expertise and commitment to individual and institutional investors of all sizes. With over 750 funds globally across multiple asset classes and strategies and more than $1 trillion in assets under management as of July 12, 2016, iShares helps clients around the world build the core of their portfolios, meet specific investment goals and implement market views. iShares funds are powered by the expert portfolio and risk management of BlackRock, trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm.[1]


[1] Based on $4.73 trillion in AUM as of 31.03.16.


Selftrade is owned by Equiniti Group plc. Our Selftrade Investment Platform offers a choice of investments and account types. Choose from over 8,000 shares, ETFs, bonds, funds and other assets spanning UK and international markets, available within a Selftrade dealing account, ISA and SIPP.
Equiniti keeps things running smoothly behind the scenes for some of the best known brands and public sector organisations in the UK, including over 50% of the FTSE 100. Equiniti specialises in providing sophisticated technology, administration, processing and payments services in complex and regulated markets. Equiniti’s mission is making complex things simple for organisations and individuals alike.


Shares is the UK's leading investment magazine. Published weekly, Shares provides its readers with a wealth of investment information covering areas such as large, mid and small cap stocks, commodities, bonds, funds, forex, ETFs, ISAs and much more and enjoyed by 15,000 readers across print, web and mobile.