Tavistock criticises surprise £15m takeover bid

Financial Planner and wealth manager Tavistock has criticised an an unexpected and unwelcome takeover offer from a new company as undervaluing the business and providing little benefit.

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Parmenion to stick with proprietary tech 

Parmenion, the platform acquired for £102m last week, is to invest in its own proprietary technology rather than follow other platforms in using third party ‘platform engine’ providers such as FNZ.

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Private equity-backed MWA Financial buys IFA firm

London-based MWA Financial has acquired Prosperity Financial Advisors & Stockbrokers of Hampshire as part of a strategy to become a national IFA firm.

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SimplyBiz rebrands as Fintel

SimplyBiz Group, the adviser support company, has rebranded as Fintel following its acquisition of fintech Defaqto and a greater focus on financial technology.

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