FNZ bites back at CMA over GBST merger block

FNZ has challenged the decision by the Competition and Markets Authority to block its proposed merger with rival GBST, saying that the watchdog has an artificially narrow view of the platform market.


FNZ-GBST merger blocked following CMA investigation

The Competition and Markets Authority has provisionally blocked the ‘mega-merger’ of platform providers FNZ and GBST due to concerns that the tie-up would hit competition and may lead to investors paying more.


S&W promotes 22 as Tilney mega-merger nears

Smith & Williamson has made 22 senior promotions as it prepares for its £44bn merger with Tilney set to create one of the UK’s biggest wealth management and Financial Planning firms.


Stalled £45bn Tilney-Smith & Williamson merger back on

Private equity firm Warburg Pincus has stepped in to get the £45bn tie up between wealth managers Tilney and Smith & Williamson back on track.

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