AMP Financial Services has appointed Morningstar as its preferred partner for research consultancy services following a comprehensive review.


Under the agreement, effective 1 October 2012, AMP’s research team will have access to Morningstar’s fund research, research analysts, and desktop tools.


Morningstar's fund research analysts will also participate in monthly investment committee meetings.


AMP Advice Integration Manager Andy King said AMP was “confident Morningstar will provide a flexible and competitive service to deliver specialist research, data, and technical support to enhance the current research efforts we provide to our advice network.”