Union Bank of Nigeria Plc (UBN) has launched the M36 digital investment platform that would offer a wide range of investment opportunities to investors through a self-service app.
For those who don’t know, the M36 offers loans, personal travel allowance, will and trust services and many more essential products under its life essentials menu.
It is designed to deliver a wide range of investment options not readily available on self-service digital platforms like foreign currency transactions, commercial papers, local and foreign denominated bonds, treasury bills and other fixed income products.
Speaking on the investment platform, Head, Treasury, UBN, Mr. Chuka Emerole, said:
“THE M36 ELIMINATES THE TRADITIONAL BARRIERS TO INVESTING AND OFFERS INVESTORS DIRECT ACCESS TO FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS THAT WOULD USUALLY REQUIRE THE SERVICE OF AN INVESTMENT OR RELATIONSHIP MANAGER.”
“WE’VE DESIGNED M36 TO ENSURE SIMPLICITY IN THE ONBOARDING AND INVESTING PROCESS WHILE ALSO EMPOWERING THE CUSTOMER TO MAKE SOUND INVESTMENT CHOICES BASED ON THEIR FINANCIAL OBJECTIVES. WE WORKED WITH KEY PARTNERS TO DELIVER BOTH THE EXPERIENCE AND PRODUCTS ON M36 AND ARE CONFIDENT THAT WE HAVE LAUNCHED A SUPERIOR PRODUCT IN TODAY’S MARKETPLACE.”
“WITH ITS 24-HOUR CONCIERGE SERVICE, THE M36 USERS CAN ACCESS ROUND THE CLOCK SUPPORT FROM INVESTMENT ADVISORS AS THEY ACTIVELY MANAGE THEIR PORTFOLIOS.”
“THE M36 IS A TIMELY FINANCIAL PRODUCT MEANT TO KEEP ABREAST WITH THE RAPIDLY EVOLVING ENVIRONMENT AND CHANGING CONSUMER BEHAVIOR THAT IS FUELED BY TECHNOLOGY AND GROWING ACCESS TO INFORMATION.”
It is interesting to know that the M36 is part of the UBN’s strategic focus on delivering superior customer solutions by leveraging technology and innovation. The bank partnered with several asset management companies to deliver the broad range of investment products on the M36 platform.