Rathbones has expanded its presence in Scotland by opening a new office in Glasgow.

The office complements the firm’s operations in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, bringing its total number of offices across the UK and Channel Islands to 15.

The company said that the new office will be led by regional director, Angus Kerr. Who has more than 18 years’ experience managing client portfolios.

Kerr is joined by Lindsay Strachan, Lorraine Bryceland, Andrea Hanley and Grant Pinkerton as investment managers.

Six more individuals are set to join Rathbones in the coming months, bringing the staff strength to 14.

Rathbones chief executive Philip Howell said: "We are pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Glasgow, which will act as an important hub alongside our existing offices.

"We are delighted to welcome such strong and experienced investment professionals. For our clients, a personal relationship with their investment manager in their local office is essential and we are now delivering this to clients in Glasgow."