FCA to launch ‘scale up box’ for growing fintechs

Chancellor Rishi Sunak revealed today that the FCA will launch a regulatory ‘scale up box’ to build on its successful sandbox strategy which has helped dozens of start-up fintech firms get off the ground.

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Mattioli snaps up Edinburgh wealth manager for £1.6m  

Mattioli Woods, the wealth manager and SIPP provider, is on the acquisition trail again this week with a £1.6m deal to buy Edinburgh wealth manager and Financial Planner Caledonia Asset Management.

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CMA remains opposed to FNZ-GBST merger

The Competition and Markets Authority has provisionally found that platform engine FNZ’s £150m purchase of rival GBST would raise “significant competition concerns” following a review of the deal.

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Waverton buys 2 office Scottish Financial Planner 

London-based Waverton Investment Management Group has expanded its Financial Planning interests with the acquisition today of Scottish wealth manager and Financial Planner Cornerstone Asset Management.

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