Rathbones in talks to buy Scottish investment firm Speirs & Jeffrey

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Rathbones has confirmed it is in talks to acquire Speirs & Jeffrey
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Rathbones has confirmed it is in talks to acquire Speirs & Jeffrey

Rathbones Brothers has confirmed the wealth manager is in discussions to acquire 112-year old Glaswegian investment management firm Speirs & Jeffrey, following press reports over the weekend.

In a statement this morning, Rathbones said it "regularly assesses various acquisition opportunities in line with its stated strategy" and confirmed talks with Speirs & Jeffrey were taking place. However,...

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