Benchmark buys Chartered Northern Ireland-based adviser

Kennedy Independent Financial Advice now under Benchmark umbrella

Jenna Brown
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Benchmark Capital has completed its acquisition of Kennedy Independent Financial Advice (KFA), a Chartered advisory business based in Northern Ireland (NI).

The purchase is Benchmark's second NI acquisition following its buyout of Waterhouse Financial Planning in May last year. The latest deal, it said, is part of its strategy to establish a central hub in Derry and added £80m in assets. KFA's staff will work out of Benchmark's newly opened premises in the town. Michael Kennedy will work with wealth planning director Sinead Meenan who leads the financial planning practice. Benchmark managing director wealth Ed Dymott said: "KFA is a much-valued addition to the Benchmark family. It not only has a strong reputation for providing quality ...

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