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July 29, 2021

Tilney Smith & Williamson invests in IFA business with senior hires

By Anita Senaratna

Wealth management and professional services group Tilney Smith & Williamson has announced two new senior appointments. Gavin Hill and Jonathan Buttress have joined Tilney’s IFA business from Quilter Cheviot to focus on Business Development for the Midlands and East Anglia respectively. The new hires follow Tilney’s recent efforts to expand into new regional markets in the UK.

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Gavin Hill will be based in Tilney’s Birmingham office. He has over 20 years’ experience in financial services, joining Quilter Cheviot in 2018 as a business development manager. Prior to that he spent nearly 16 years as a senior retirement consultant at LV=. Hill has specialist experience in occupational and personal pensions, offshore bonds and trust planning solutions.   He said he is looking forward to an “exciting” journey working with Tilney to achieve its vision.

“Tilney and Smith & Williamson together have a unique proposition, as well as the flexibility and ambition to be the largest and best DFM,” said Hill.

Jonathan Buttress added that he was “delighted” with his new role.

“The breadth and quality of the Tilney Smith & Williamson propositions really stood out for me, and I look forward to promoting these in East Anglia moving forwards,” he said.

Jonathan Buttress also joined Quilter Cheviot as a business development manager, but in 2017. He has also previously held positions with both pension and investment bond providers, including LV=, and brings a wealth of knowledge from his time working across the financial services industry.

Craig Wright, Tilney’s managing director, was also pleased with the new hires.

“I am delighted to welcome Gavin and Jon to Tilney Smith & Williamson. Both individuals bring extensive knowledge of the competitive DFM market and have excellent established relationships with IFAs in their respective regions. I look forward to working closely with them both as we continue with our ambitious strategy of expanding our presence in the IFA market and giving more IFAs access to our solutions,” said Wright.

 

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How attractive are current investment opportunities in Europe?

Europe has been identified as one of the most favorable regions for investors, seeing high investment activity in the past year. Most of these investments have been through Debt Offering, valued at close to $700 billion. The region has provided attractive investments in a diverse set of companies. Companies who tend to major themes such Digital Media, Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, E-commerce, and Big Data are recording the highest number of deals, with Digital Media recording close to 2,000 deals. However, GlobalData’s whitepaper offers a full view of the market, analyzing less successful or attractive points of investment as well, examining statistics on Equity Offering investments and PE/VC deals. Understand how government agencies for economies around the world use GlobalData Explorer to:  
  • Track the M&A and Capital Raising volumes into their target market
  • Identify the top sectors in the target market attracting the investments
  • For any investment segment, identify the top Investors inside and outside the target economy that are already investing in the Segment
  • Assess and showcase the growth potential for various Industries in the target economy
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