Hurst Group's Harwood WM buys two IFA firms and rebrands to Argentis Group

Adds £100m AUA

Ayesha Venkataraman
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Hurst Point Group-owned Harwood Wealth Management Group has acquired two IFA firms, D Heaton and Wealth Creation & Management, and will also rebrand to Argentis Group effective from 25 July.

The acquisitions of D Heaton in Newcastle-under-Lyme and Wealth Creation & Management in Christchurch add £100m of assets under advice (AUA) to the group, as well as 400 clients and six members of staff, it said. Harwood Wealth Management will also be rebranded to Argentis Group to bring together the different parts of the group's financial planning division into one united brand, providing greater clarity to clients, the group said. Hurst Point Group, a subsidiary of global investment firm The Carlyle Group, acquired Harwood Wealth Management for £91m in March 2020. Prior to that, Ha...

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