Are you looking for a buyer who will acquire your company with a change of control so that there will be no changes nor repapering requirements for clients?

The Company

2 Chartered individuals are looking to acquire a directly authorised business from a seller who is retiring who can demonstrate FCA compliant processes and a good compliance record. They are looking to build a boutique IFA business which aspires to enrich and strengthen the legacy of clients for a financially secure future with clear and simple financial planning. With experience over many years of successfully acquiring financial advisory firms their objective is to create a new IFA business in their own name. They have the objective to earn their clients’ trust as their financial planning partner with cradle-to-grave and intergenerational planning.

Acquisition Option – Buy-out (sell and go)

They are keen to acquire directly authorised IFAs with £5m – £40m of Funds under Management. Ideally, but not essentially you shall stay on post sale for 1 – 2 years to assist in providing a smooth transition for your clients.

They are flexible at looking at small firms where existing RI’s wish to continue advising.


  • London
  • Home Counties


Negotiable – our client typically values businesses using 3 to 3.75 times recurring income; with 50% upfront on completion date, followed by 25% in 12 months and 25% in 24 months

This is an ideal opportunity if you

  • Are considering retirement / semi-retirement
  • Want a fair price for your client bank
  • Would like a structured, simple handover that is sensitive to your clients

Benefits of this acquisition

  • Led by a highly successful individual who has experience of growing wealth management businesses
  • They are not looking to make any changes to existing client mandates unless it is best for the client to do so
  • No repapering would be required as they would be doing a change of control

IFA client bank criteria

  • You must be a Financial Adviser, with ideally £5m – £40m of Funds under Management
  • A “plain vanilla” business with FCA compliant processes with a good compliance record

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