Mark Loosmore: The consolidation factor - do you have it?

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Mark Loosmore: "Different acquirers have different criteria as to what represents an attractive target."
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Mark Loosmore: "Different acquirers have different criteria as to what represents an attractive target."

Advice firms that are able to demonstrate better value to potential acquirers are likely to have a strong and integrated technology infrastructure that makes it easy to analyse data, argues Mark Loosmore

Our industry has certainly experienced high levels of consolidatory activity over the past few years, hasn't it? There are many reasons an advice firm would consider an M&A strategy and, with further regulatory...

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