UK wealth manager and Financial Planner Kingswood has completed the acquisition of US wealth manager Chalice and has signed terms to acquire a majority stake in a second US adviser, Manhattan Harbor Capital.
The news announced last week that Liberty SIPP Limited had entered administration should have come as no surprise following recent determinations by the Financial Ombudsman (FoS).
Only 33% of UK investors trust the financial services sector compared to 46% of global investors.
Digital IFA disruptor Fintuity is to offer free initial advice to NHS staff via video to mark the launch this week of its new online financial advice service.
Pension and investment group Embark has rebranded the Zurich Investment and Retail Platform after completing the takeover of the business.
Independent investment researchers Fitz Partners say the Ongoing Charge Figures (OCF) for typical index trackers have fallen by 27% since 2016.
The Chartered Insurance Institute is offering discounted learning materials to furloughed members who work in insurance and personal finance and have been hit financially by the Coronavirus outbreak.
National IFA and Financial Planner Continuum (Financial Services) LLP has recruited four more advisers due to business growth.