Three firms merge to form an advice business lifecycle agency

The Exit Partnership, Change Squared and AspireExec form ‘Melo’

Isabel Baxter
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Merger and acquisition business for financial planning firm owners The Exit Partnership, consultancy firm Change Squared, and recruitment and search business AspireExec have merged to become one advice business lifecycle agency.

The three firms have become ‘Melo', a business lifecycle agency aiming to help financial planning firm owners to "build better businesses from launch to exit". The change means all businesses will come together under the Melo brand and will be led by group chief executive Victoria Hicks. Hicks said: "Our sector rightly focuses on academia, teaching advisers to advise and planners to plan, but not how to build a great business. "Time and again we see firms failing to start, grow and exit properly because they don't have the education, guidance and support they need." She continue...

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