Brewin Dolphin saw net discretionary fund inflows jump to £1.1bn in the six months to the end of March 2017, during a period of "good progress" for the wealth manager against a favourable market backdrop.
This flows figure, which includes transfers, compares to £0.4bn in the first half of 2016, according to Brewins' interim results.
Discretionary funds increased by 9.4% to £31.5bn, up from £28.8bn in the group's financial year 2016. This compares to an increase of 6.1% for the FTSE 100 index and a 5.4% rise in the MSCI WMA Private Investor Balanced index.
Total funds for the group stood at £37.8bn as at 31 March 2017, an increase of 6.8% on £35.4bn for the FY 2016.
Meanwhile, adjusted profit before tax rose by 14.1% to £32.4m, up from £28.4m in H1 2016. Profit before tax for the period was £28.4m, an increase of 32.1% on £21.5m in H1 2016.
Total income for the period was £147.4m, up from £137.2m in the first half of the previous financial year.
Brewins also noted strong growth into its intermediaries services during the six months to the end of March 2017 - both Managed Portfolio Services (MPS) and bespoke portfolios - with £0.9bn of combined net inflows. This was up from £0.5bn in H1 2016, representing an annualised growth rate of 23.4%.
The group said the full automation of client take on and service for Brewin Portfolio Service (its non-advised investment service) was also completed during the half.
It has also begun to explore the development of a new advice/planning led service to provide "a cost-effective way for clients with less complex needs to receive quality advice and investment solutions".
Chief executive David Nicol said: "The group has had a successful first half of 2017 in a period with a favourable market environment. The delivery against our growth strategy has contributed to an excellent financial performance, with underlying earnings growth of 14.1%.
"We are exceeding the organic growth targets we set as net inflows into our core discretionary service were £1.1bn, in the period, a record and helping drive year-on-year growth of 22.1% in discretionary funds."
He added: "The strength of our business and confidence in our strategy helped us in the successful acquisition of Duncan Lawrie Asset Management Limited during the period, which has been financed by surplus capital reserves and cements our position as a market leading discretionary wealth manager."
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