Brighton and Hove-based Skerritt Consultants has achieved its objective of finding an office in the capital with the purchase of Huntington Investments.
The acquisition of the London-based IFA is the second this year for Skerritt, following its acquisition of Shoreham-by-Sea-based adviser Watkins Oram earlier this month, which boosted its client base to 25,000.
Andrew Merricks, Skerritt's investment director, says the move is good for them as a "big proportion" of the firms business now comes from London. He says it will be "hugely useful" to have a base and presence in the capital.
However, despite their acquisitive nature of late, Merricks insists the company is not "looking to take over the world".
"The two latest purchases are the result of a long lead into them," Merricks says. "We are not actually going out and looking, we are coming across news of acquisitions in meetings and conversations.
"We are certainly not taking over the world, there are no plans for anymore acquisitions at the moment, but if the opportunity comes knocking then that's all well and good."
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