Financial Profile Service

Estatesearch has developed and honed the Financial Profile Service in the UK alongside leading estate administration professionals to address the needs of an aging population who have an ever-higher propensity to leave estates with little to no paper trial as finances move online.

Our Canadian Financial Profile Service offers the essential components of a comprehensive and efficient financial asset search for Legal Professionals acting as (or on behalf of) Executors.

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Confidently identifying the assets and liabilities within an estate is an increasingly challenging and complicated task, with the Canadian Escheatment process revealing significant assets lying unclaimed following the death of the account holder. Searching paper statements is time-consuming and becoming more unreliable as financial services provision move on-line.

The Financial Profile Service provides the essential components to Professional Executors, in a robust due diligence process with a full audit trial. Our search provides comprehensive and detailed due diligence to support an efficient fact-finding process, helping you quickly build a better understanding of your client’s financial affairs in order to effectively manage or administer an estate

Our comprehensive search works by sourcing data and information from a variety of sources demonstrating a clear audit trail of all reasonable steps undertaken;

  • Asset Search: we actively notify and search wide range of banks, mutuals, investment managers, pension providers and insurers to help identify live, online, lost and dormant accounts. We currently notify more than 150 organisations for only $400.
  • Vulnerability Registration: we are building a register of deceased individuals and are beginning to work with Canadian financial data providers to ensure that this data is available to be searched at credit decisioning to reduce the likelihood of fraud against deceased persons’ estates.
  • Protection for Executors from the risk and associated cost of missed assets or liabilities
  • Demonstrable due diligence process of all enquiries undertaken
  • Reduced administrative effort and greater efficiency in identifying assets and liabilities
  • Helps prevent risk of fraud and financial abuse

All orders can be placed securely online through our dedicated portal. offering access to a variety of searches and services. We aim to deliver the initial Credits & Liability Search within 24 hours. Our final Asset Search is delivered after 30 working days, during which time we will notify you of relevant asset matches received in real-time including copies of any relevant correspondence, reference numbers and contact details. We will continue to monitor inbound correspondence indefinitely.

All our Asset & Liability searches benefit from $2 million Professional Indemnity Insurance cover as standard. There are no registration or subscription fees, so you only pay for what you need, when you need it.

An effective and efficient combined asset & liability search to support essential due diligence for Executors

$400 + applicable taxes
  • Digital Credit & Liability Data
  • Notification to 100's Organisations
  • Prevents Fraud with Vulnerability Registration
  • Financial Asset Searches have become an integral part of estate administration. We now commission these searches as a matter of course, and have found that it makes the task of information gathering infinitely less time-consuming and difficult. Tom Bottomley, Partner
  • I feel by using Estatesearch I am using all possible tools out there to provide the most comprehensive search of a deceased's assets to enable a complete and full administered estate from the get go. Leonie Adams, Director
  • The Estatesearch Financial Profile Service gives us a comprehensive and robust due diligence process at the click of a button. Using a combination of data and technology goes beyond what we could reasonably achieve otherwise and Estatesearch have helped us identify additional assets in difficult Court of Protection matters. Holly Chantler, Head of Private Client
  • Having used Estatesearch many times I have always found it to be really quick and easy and if any questions the team are always willing to help and discuss matters and have managed to find other accounts for other clients but with less in them which we are all extremely grateful for. Would highly recommend these are done when dealing with any financial matters. Lynne Ragoubi, Senior Accredited Paralegal
  • We're very happy with the services provided by Estatesearch and find the Financial Profile Service a valuable tool in assisting our clients. In one recent matter undertaking the search meant we discovered an additional £2,500 which we would have otherwise been unaware of, needless to say the beneficiaries were happy with the outcome. Jade Gani, Head of Private Client
  • The Financial Profile Service helps us demonstrate all reasonable due diligence in matters where we're appointed as Executors. In a recent matter the Report helped us identify additional assets which our client and the beneficiary greatly appreciated. Charlotte Day, Solicitor
  • The Estatesearch process is simple and accessing several services in one portal saves so much time. The Financial Profile Service is really useful and great value, supported by excellent customer service. As a firm regularly acting for overseas PRs the Search can be invaluable for discovering UK assets and liabilities. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending the service to my clients. Helen Green, Solicitor
  • We use the Financial Profile Service when appointed as Executors to help us clearly demonstrate we’ve met all our statutory duties. The report is clear and easy to use, helping us quickly make targeted additional enquiries to secure estate assets when required. Rachel Roche, Solicitor Director
  • The Financial Profile Service helped us efficiently confirm all the estate accounts, and in our latest matter identified a historic pension adding greater value for the beneficiaries and our clients. Liyen Edin, Biscoes Solicitors
  • The Estatesearch team are always willing to go the extra mile to help us with our cases and enquiries, using their knowledge and expertise to help us deliver an excellent service while reducing costs for our clients. Michael Graham, Head of Private Client