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Asset TV and Smarten Up Institute Announce New Partnership and Launch of 'CE Canada' Certification for Financial Advisors


New Partners to Ring Toronto Stock Exchange Opening Bell on
Wednesday, August 29

Today Asset
, the leading global online video platform for investment
professionals, and the Smarten
Up Institute
(SUI®), Canada's premier center for finance education
and securities training, announce their new partnership and the launch
the ‘CE Canada' certification for Canadian Financial Advisors.
Executives from both organizations will celebrate the new Financial
Advisor designation by ringing the Opening Bell today at the Toronto
Stock Exchange

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"The Smarten Up Institute was created to provide quality education to
Canadian financial professionals who serve the investing public," said
Laurie Clark, President and CEO of SUI®. "We are proud to partner with
Asset TV to launch our new ‘CE Canada' certification and help ensure
that Canadian financial advisors are even better equipped to responsibly
serve their clients and manage the industry."

"We are very pleased to partner with the Smarten Up Institute to advance
best practices and accelerate education for Financial Advisors in
Canada. Our partnership, and the launch of the ‘CE Canada'
certification, will combine SUI's exceptional online and customized
educational programs with Asset TV's powerful validation, research and
learning online video platform," said Catherine Reale, Asset TV's Head
of Canada.

About Asset TV (

400,000 advisers, pension funds, consultants, family offices and wealth
managers across the globe trust Asset TV for their due diligence,
validation, research and learning. Asset TV supports investment
professionals, with CE and CPD accredited research and learning videos.
Fund managers film with Asset TV, sponsor thought leadership programmes
and syndicate their in-house content on Asset TV websites. The company
was established in 2003 and has offices in London, New York, Boston, San
Francisco and Toronto, with dedicated websites for advisers in the UK,
US, Canada, Europe, Asia and South Africa. To learn more, visit

About the Smarten Up Institute (

Smarten Up Institute provides real world education to financial industry
professionals working in wealth management, investment banking, asset
management, hedge funds, trading, regulatory and compliance and
portfolio management segments. The company delivers services through its
proprietary technology product SmartDirect that includes "Ask an
Expert", SmartTalk and the newly released Advisor SmartCase; SUI also
offers classroom instruction led by the financial industry's most
respected experts. The Smarten Up Institute is proud to be an
employee-owned, Canadian company.

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