Lighthouse shareholders vote to go ahead with Quilter deal

3,900 advisers to join Quilter

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"Following completion, we will look to combine the expertise of both businesses to deliver trusted financial advice” - Quilter's Andy Thompson
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"Following completion, we will look to combine the expertise of both businesses to deliver trusted financial advice” - Quilter's Andy Thompson

Lighthouse Group shareholders have voted to move forward with Quilter's £42.2m offer to buy the firm, notwithstanding previous suggestions there could be price refinements on the deal or an 11th-hour bid from a competitor.

More than 85% of shareholders voted in favour of the deal, comfortably passing the minimum 75% threshold required for the sale to go ahead. The deal will see life company and advice giant Quilte...

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