Share

Intrinsic launches practice buyout initiative

09/02/2015

Intrinsic, the UK’s leading network for financial advisers and part of Old Mutual Wealth, is launching a practice buyout scheme for advisers within the Network.

The scheme will connect appointed representatives of Intrinsic that are seeking to sell their business with others that wish to expand through acquisition. Those wishing to sell their business will be able to realise value from their business whilst at the same time ensuring continuity for their clients, who can continue to receive high quality service from another Intrinsic adviser.

Financial backing from Old Mutual Wealth will enable advisers that are looking to expand their business to borrow from Intrinsic at preferential rates in order to fund purchases of other advice businesses within Intrinsic.
The initiative is open to both independent and restricted ARs and Partners at Intrinsic and Positive Solutions. Both sellers and buyers must be part of the Intrinsic network to be eligible. Buyers must have been appointed representatives for at least three continuous years, whilst sellers must have been part of Intrinsic or Positive Solutions for at least five years.
Intrinsic chief executive, Richard Freeman, says:
“This is another example of our commitment to helping financial advisers grow their businesses and realise value from that business when the time is right. It demonstrates the value of us being part of Old Mutual Wealth.
“The practice buyout initiative will allow owners of successful financial planning firms to sell their business while crucially ensuring their clients continue to receive a high quality of service from an adviser within the Intrinsic network.”
Andy Thompson, distribution director at Intrinsic, commented:
“We know that for many advisers nearing the end of their career, securing an appropriate exit strategy that ensures their clients are well looked after is an important priority. Our practice buyout scheme represents an opportunity to agree a sale with another member of the Intrinsic network that is looking to grow their business through acquisition. These buyers will have the opportunity to benefit from highly competitive loan terms not available on the open market.
“Customers will benefit from the continuity and certainty of remaining with a trusted professional adviser operating under the same FCA-authorised network.”

The scheme will connect appointed representatives of Intrinsic that are seeking to sell their business with others that wish to expand through acquisition. Those wishing to sell their business will be able to realise value from their business whilst at the same time ensuring continuity for their clients, who can continue to receive high quality service from another Intrinsic adviser.

Financial backing from Old Mutual Wealth will enable advisers that are looking to expand their business to borrow from Intrinsic at preferential rates in order to fund purchases of other advice businesses within Intrinsic.

The initiative is open to both independent and restricted ARs and Partners at Intrinsic and Positive Solutions. Both sellers and buyers must be part of the Intrinsic network to be eligible. Buyers must have been appointed representatives for at least three continuous years, whilst sellers must have been part of Intrinsic or Positive Solutions for at least five years.

Intrinsic chief executive, Richard Freeman, says:

“This is another example of our commitment to helping financial advisers grow their businesses and realise value from that business when the time is right. It demonstrates the value of us being part of Old Mutual Wealth.

“The practice buyout initiative will allow owners of successful financial planning firms to sell their business while crucially ensuring their clients continue to receive a high quality of service from an adviser within the Intrinsic network.”

Andy Thompson, distribution director at Intrinsic, commented:

“We know that for many advisers nearing the end of their career, securing an appropriate exit strategy that ensures their clients are well looked after is an important priority. Our practice buyout scheme represents an opportunity to agree a sale with another member of the Intrinsic network that is looking to grow their business through acquisition. These buyers will have the opportunity to benefit from highly competitive loan terms not available on the open market.

“Customers will benefit from the continuity and certainty of remaining with a trusted professional adviser operating under the same FCA-authorised network.”

For more information contact

Ben HowellIntrinsic Financial Services+44 (0)1793 647426Ben.Howell@Intrinsicfs.com

Notes to Editors:

Old Mutual Wealth is a leading wealth management business in the UK and internationally, helping to create prosperity for the generations of today and tomorrow.

Old Mutual Wealth oversees £131.3 billion in customer investments (as at 30 September 2017).

It has an adviser and customer offering spanning: Financial advice; investment platforms; multi-asset and single strategy investment solutions; and discretionary fund management.

The business is comprised of two segments: Wealth Platforms and Advice and Wealth Management.

Wealth Platforms includes the Old Mutual Wealth UK Platform; Old Mutual International, including AAM Advisory in Singapore; and the Old Mutual Wealth Heritage life assurance business.

Advice and Wealth Management encompasses the financial planning network, Intrinsic; Old Mutual Wealth Private Client Advisers; discretionary fund management business, Quilter Cheviot; and Old Mutual Wealth’s multi-asset investment solutions business.

Old Mutual Global Investors (‘OMGI’) is the asset management business of Old Mutual Wealth with £39.8bn funds under management (as at 30 September 2017). On the 19th December 2017, Old Mutual Wealth announced that it has agreed to sell its Single Strategy asset management business to the Single Strategy Management team and funds managed by TA Associates. The proposed transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals. 

Following managed separation from Old Mutual plc, Old Mutual Wealth will rebrand to Quilter plc. Each of the businesses within the Quilter Plc group will be rebranded over a two-year period, with the exception of Quilter Cheviot, which will retain its existing name.

Old Mutual Wealth is part of Old Mutual plc, a FTSE 100 group that provides life assurance, asset management, banking and general insurance. Old Mutual is trusted by more than 19.4 million (as at 31 December 2016) customers across the world and has a total of £212.3 billion of assets under management (as at 30 June 2017).

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA OR JAPAN, OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE WOULD BE UNLAWFUL.

These materials are not an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to purchase, securities in the United States. The securities to which these materials relate have not been registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. There will be no public offering of the securities in the United States.

These materials do not constitute or form a part of any offer or solicitation or advertisement to purchase and/or subscribe for Securities in South Africa, including an offer to the public for the sale of, or subscription for, or the solicitation or advertisement of an offer to buy and/or subscribe for, shares as defined in the South African Companies Act, No. 71 of 2008 (as amended) or otherwise (the “Act”) and will not be distributed to any person in South Africa in any manner that could be construed as an offer to the public in terms of the Act. These materials do not constitute a prospectus registered and/or issued in terms of the Act. Nothing in these materials should be viewed, or construed, as “advice”, as that term is used in the South African Financial Markets Act, No. 19 of 2012, as amended, and/or Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act, No. 37 of 2002, as amended.

These materials are distributed in any member state of the European Economic Area which applies Directive 2003/71/EC (such Directive, together with any amendments thereto including Directive 2010/73/EU, the “Prospectus Directive”) only to those persons who are qualified investors for the purposes of the Prospectus Directive in such member state, and such other persons as these materials may be addressed to on legal grounds, and no person that is not a relevant person or qualified investor may act or rely on this document or any of its contents.

This document is being distributed to and is only directed at: (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom; or (ii) investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 as amended (the “Order”); or (iii) high net worth companies, and other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (all such persons in (i), (ii) and (iii) above together being referred to as “relevant persons”). Any invitation, offer or agreement to subscribe, purchase or otherwise acquire securities will be engaged in only with, relevant persons. Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this document or any of its contents.

This press release is for journalists only and should not be relied upon by financial advisers or customers.

Please remember that past performance is not a guide to future performance. The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up and investors may not get back any of the amount originally invested. Exchange rate changes may cause the value of overseas investments to rise or fall.

This communication is issued by Old Mutual Wealth Management Limited, a Private Limited Company (Company Number 0604270), Old Mutual House Portland Terrace Southampton Hampshire SO14 7EJ.