AFH Financial makes eleventh acquisition 12/09/2014 AFH Financial Group has acquired the assets of Northampton-based Hindsight Financial Services Limited, AFH’s third acquisition since listing on AIM in June 2014 and the eleventh since the implementation of RDR.
What next for Quilter Cheviot? 08/09/2014 It looks as if it is now open season for guessing the fate of London-based Quilter Cheviot, the firm created through the merger of Cheviot, a relatively recent arrival on the UK management front and Quilter, a much older entity that can trace its establishment back to 1771 and is chaired by Chris Meares, a former chief executive of HSBC Global Private Banking.
M&A speculative madness: Barclays, Coutts, Credit Suisse, Julius Baer and Quilter Cheviot 01/09/2014 Anyone that doubts the ability of the media to influence financial matters should look no closer than a piece that appeared on Inside Paradeplatz, a Swiss blog, on 29 September. This suggested that a takeover of Zurich-based Julius Baer, Switzerland’s fourth biggest bank, by Credit Suisse could be in the offing. And Julius Baer’s share price increased by 2 percent as a consequence (see accompanying article).