David Inglesfield: Consolidation doesn't have to mean disruption

'The FCA's assertions are wide of the mark here'

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David Inglesfield: "A common myth that needs dispelling is that acquired firms are always shoehorned into the buyer's advice proposition, often swapping independent status for restricted."
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David Inglesfield: "A common myth that needs dispelling is that acquired firms are always shoehorned into the buyer's advice proposition, often swapping independent status for restricted."

David Inglesfield discusses the divisive topic of adviser business consolidation which, love it or hate it, he says is inevitable...

Advice firm consolidation is a divisive topic. The staunchest critics consider the slew of recent acquisition activity to be bad news for the advice market and its customers. Others, however, feel consolidation...

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