Wealth Manager - the site for professional investment managers

Register to get unlimited access to Citywire’s fund manager database. Registration is free and only takes a minute.

Davy PC acquires Belfast adviser Square Seven

Davy PC acquires Belfast adviser Square Seven

Davy Private Clients, the UK subsidiary Ireland’s largest stockbroker and wealth manager of J&E Davy, has acquired Belfast adviser Square Seven for an undisclosed sum.

Square Seven runs around £74 million in assets on behalf of 400 clients.

‘Northern Ireland is a material part of Davy’s overall private client business, and we see it as an area of key strategic growth in the coming years,’ said Stephen Felle, managing director of Davy Private Clients.

‘We will continue to review further potential acquisitions in Northern Ireland such as that offered by Square Seven.

‘Furthermore, the UK-centric investment, operational and regulatory processes we have established in Northern Ireland gives Davy the platform to assess growth opportunities into the rest of the UK, and to build out our service offering to IFAs in Northern Ireland and Great Britain.’

The purchase is the company’s fourth acquisition in the last four two years, following Bloxham in 2012 and more recently AIB Investment Managers and iCubed.

Leave a comment!

Please sign in or register to comment. It is free to register and only takes a minute or two.
Citywire TV
Play HSBC's Stephen King warns of 'enormous' Brexit deficit danger

HSBC's Stephen King warns of 'enormous' Brexit deficit danger

Brexit will weaken the economy, fail to boost exports and lessen the country's ability to fund its 'enormous' deficit, according to HSBC's senior economic adviser Stephen King.

Play Premier's Smith: electricity and water can be a good mix

Premier's Smith: electricity and water can be a good mix

Exposing your person to electricity and water simultaneously is ill-advised, but what about your portfolio?

Play Citywire 10k: video highlights

Citywire 10k: video highlights

Citywire held its sixth annual charity run last week, which hosted over 200 people and raised £14,000. Here are the video highlights.

Your Business: Cover Star Club

Profile: gearing up for the shift from consolidation to start-ups

Profile: gearing up for the shift from consolidation to start-ups

‘I think the industry is evolving rapidly, but not necessarily as a whole,’ says the head of recently launched Charles Nicholson AM

Wealth Manager on Twitter