Succession, the wealth management group, fund consolidator and platform operator, returned profits of £1.4m last year, and increased funds under management 76% to £1bn.
The group said January 2013 has been the strongest month for platform growth, with a 150% increase on January 2012.
A further 15 firms joined Succession over the last year, bringing the number of member firms to 53 with a total turnover of £55m.
Five businesses were acquired in 2012 to create a national independent wealth management group, Succession Group Limited, which the group forecasts a will hit £10m turnover and 30% profit in 2013.
Several further acquisitions will be completed in 2013, the group said.
Succession is also launching a corporate benefits platform offering a corporate wrap solution, corporate ISA and employee benefits portal, which links through to the Succession Investment Matrix.
Simon Chamberlain, chief executive (pictured), said: "Succession is forecasting £1.8bn funds under management invested on the Succession Investment Platform by the end of 2013, £3bn by end of 2014 and £7bn by the end of 2016.
"Succession is the first in the UK to own an investment platform as well as a national distribution arm, which ensures the adviser maintains control and legal responsibility for both the assets under management and the client relationship."
Succession Advisory Services invested £7m in the lead up to RDR, according to Chamberlain.
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