Italy’s UniCredit CEE Private Banking has teamed up with the investment research firm Morningstar to help support the financial education provided to the bank’s clients.

The agreement entitles UniCredit advisors in Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Slovakia and Slovenia to access and use Morningstar research and market analysis in their presentations and educational materials.

UniCredit CEE Private Banking said that it will supplement the provision of investment advice to its clients with use of the Morningstar investment research materials.

Jan Tronicek, head of UniCredit Private Banking in Central and Eastern Europe, said: "Everybody at UniCredit Private Banking has one common goal, and that’s to offer customers stability and security for their financial assets – protecting and increasing those assets in the long-term."