Looking for an exit? Consolidation among acquirers expected in 2024

Private equity backers look to focus on integration and synergies

Jenna Brown
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In the second of a two-part interview series, Jenna Brown talks to Catalyst Partners about the future of the UK financial advice consolidation market and why some private equity backers could soon be looking for an exit…

With almost 40 consolidation outfits operating in the UK at present, the majority playing the field with private equity backing, you can understand why there is a steady flow of IFA acquisitions in the headlines each week. The market has been growing steadily for the past few years, with private equity money boosting the war chests of acquisitive businesses and dedicated advice firm consolidators to fuel rapid growth. But are things starting to change? Roderic Rennison, John Chapman, Martyn Laverick and Andrew Cumming, the four experienced industry professionals that makeup Catalyst P...

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