Are you a Financial Adviser with £10m – £60m FuM looking to sell your client bank to an established wealth management firm with a tried and tested acquisition model?

The Company

Our client company is a well-established Financial Advisory firm with offices based in Chester. They have grown their FuM to c£165m through previous acquisitions, therefore they have developed a proven acquisition model to maximise client retention.

With funding in place, they have plans to grow significantly (circa new £100m FuM per annum) over the coming months and will have support from their team of 7 advisers and formidable support staff. The firm is ideally looking for client banks with between £10m to £60m of FuM.

Option – Sell and Go

This is ideal if:

  • You are considering retirement
  • You want a fair and highly competitive price for your client bank
  • You would like a structured, simple handover that is sensitive to your clients
  • You only want to deal with a financially sound and highly reputable Financial Advisory firm
  • You would like a firm who offers open architecture to be able to leave clients on existing investment mandates without making any immediate changes unless in the clients best interests
  • You want your clients to be looked after by local IFAs


Generally a multiple of 3.5x to 4x of ongoing fee income.

Typical deal structure of 60% upfront on completion, 20% at 12 months and 20% at 24 months


  • Open architecture to leave clients on existing mandates whilst new relationships are built with advisers
  • Deals are non-contingent to moving clients to their centralised investment proposition and would only move if in the client’s best interest
  • Honour existing charging structures during the deferred buyout period
  • 7 figure funding in place to support acquisitions
  • Tried and tested acquisition model which will enable smooth transition of clients to maximise retention
  • Offers cashflow modelling to clients for enhanced advice proposition
  • Happy with both share and asset purchases


  • You must be a Financial Adviser with c£10m – £60m of FuM
  • Clean compliance record with no / few upheld complaints
  • Would consider Share or Asset Purchases
  • Open to firms that have done a small amount of DB’s subject to sufficient due diligence


North West

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