Editor's View: **Insert same message/headline as last week**

The editor's Friday Night Takeaway from 12 May

Hope William-Smith
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I wonder how many people would notice if I cut and pasted the first paragraph from last week’s briefing into this afternoon’s?

To be honest… I may as well do it. It touched on how many mergers and acquisitions we've seen of late and the innate way in which they continue to shape the advice ecosystem. Little did I know that this week was going to bring far, far more news on that front. Wren Sterling, Perspective, Fairstone, Hurst Point Group AND Succession all announced deals this week, amounting to a total of £2.7bn in assets that have moved around since Tuesday. You get a new client, you get a new client, and YOU get a new client! Elsewhere though and in major news this week, the regulator released the findings...

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