Paladin Research Report for: Covestor


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  • Type of Financial Firm: Online Financial Advisor (OFA)
  • URL:
  • Year Established: 2006
  • Headquarters Location: Boston, MA and London, UK
  • Most Recent Update: 8/11/15

Types of Financial Services

  • Investment advice and services

Registration & Licensing

  • SEC: 801-69224
  • CRD: 145694
  • IARD: 145694
  • Disclosures ( No disclosures

Contact Information

  • Email:
  • Telephone: 866-825-3005
  • Human Contact: Yes
  • Type of Contact: Email, Telephone


  • Minimum Asset Requirement: $10,000
  • Minimum Fee: None
  • Free Offer(s): 30 day free trial (virtual money, simulation)

Combined Fees

  • Service Initiation Fees: None
  • Annual Fee: 0.30% to 1.5%
  • Annual Third Party Fee(s): Yes
  • Examples of Third Parties: ETF's, Index Funds, Mutual Funds, Broker/Dealers

Scope of Business

  • Number of Users: 500 (Source: ADV; as of 8/11/15)
  • Assets (Paid): $ 25,414,206 (Source: ADV; as of 8/11/15)
  • Assets (Free): None

Investment Services

  • Number of Portfolios: More than 100
  • Types of Investments: ETF's, securities
  • Investment Managers: Various

Additional Investment Services

  • Data Aggregation Services: No
  • Tax Loss Harvesting: DND
  • Rebalancing: DND
  • Account Liquidity: DND
  • Investor Discretion: Yes

Additional Information

  • Clearing & Custody: Interactive Brokers
  • Mobile Application: No

Paladin Transparency Rating (PTI)

  • 4.5


  • None


  • You choose a portfolio manager based on your risk tolerance. All portfolio managers have been vetted by Covestor. Your account mimics the manager's portfolio. Covestor keeps .25% of your annual fee and the rest is paid to the portfolio manager. (Covestor, an online money manager, is being acquired by electronic trading broker Interactive Brokers Group for an undisclosed sum. 4/24/15)