Wealth Manager - the site for professional investment managers

Register free for our breaking news email alerts with analysis and cutting edge commentary from our award winning team. Registration only takes a minute.

Walker Crips launches first Wales office

Walker Crips launches first Wales office

Walker Crips is opening a branch in Swansea, which will mark its first phyical presence in Wales.

The company has hired hired ex-BlackRock duo Andrew Morgan and Gary Waite to lead the office.

Former Wealth Manager cover star Mark Rushton (pictured), chief investment officer at Walker Crips, said: ' We have opened a new office in Swansea as we see this as a  great opportunity for Walker Crips to offer investment management capabilities to a wider audience and forms part of our targeted regional expansion.

'Andrew Morgan and Gary Waite bring a wealth of industry experience having both worked for BlackRock in the past. The official launch will take place in the New Year.'

Morgan was previously a divisonal director at Brewin Dolphin’s Swansea office before it closed following the merger of its functions with Brewin's Cardiff office and he had a prior stint at BlackRock.

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 Citywire Scotland: how wealth managers use new tech

Citywire Scotland: how wealth managers use new tech

We caught up with a few wealth managers at our annual event in Gleneagles to find out what technological innovations they are employing across their businesses.

1 Comment Play CEO Tapes: Buxton to Gilbert - ‘my Glencore quandary’

CEO Tapes: Buxton to Gilbert - ‘my Glencore quandary’

Do not miss the first two minutes of this film as Richard Buxton shares how he has been challenged by a client for owning shares in a certain company.

Play CEO Tapes: the huge opportunities for asset managers

CEO Tapes: the huge opportunities for asset managers

From tech disruption, retirement and poaching, the CEO discuss the opportunities for their businesses in this episode.

Read More
Wealth Manager on Twitter