Vanguard prepping to enter UK advice space

Early stages of development

Sophie King
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“We are committed advocates of the value advisers add and will continue to invest in the services and support we provide to traditional investors" - Vanguard's Sean Hagerty.
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“We are committed advocates of the value advisers add and will continue to invest in the services and support we provide to traditional investors" - Vanguard's Sean Hagerty.

US fund manager Vanguard is exploring the possibility of entering the UK advice market after it was granted Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approval to provide investment guidance.

In an email sent to clients on Thursday morning (9 January), Vanguard head of Europe Sean Hagerty said the firm was exploring the launch of a direct to consumer financial advice offering in the UK....

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