Punter Southall Aspire has bought Coleman Financial Services
Punter Southall Aspire, an investment, savings and workplace pensions company, has acquired Coleman Financial Services Limited, an independent financial advisory firm in Dorset – a move that will expand its personal financial planning business and extend its client portfolio in the South of England.
Coleman Financial Services is the third financial advisory firm acquired by Punter Southall Aspire in the past 12 months and it marks an important step in its journey to becoming a national personal financial planning business.
Established over 30 years ago, Coleman Financial Services is a successful and growing business. The acquisition brings £275 million Assets Under Advice to Punter Southall Aspire, as well as a team of 24 staff based at offices in Poole, Exeter and Southampton. The firm offers a range of tailored financial advice to corporate and retail clients including wealth management, pension and retirement planning, mortgage advice, tax and trusts planning, later life and investment solutions.
Steve Butler, CEO, Punter Southall Aspire, says: “Coleman Financial Services is a highly respected firm of financial advisers in the South of England. Under the direction of the firm’s Managing Director Simon Fisher, the business has gone from strength to strength and has an impressive team serving a broad range of retail and corporate clients. This acquisition will extend our client base and is strategically important and key to our ambitious growth plans.”
Simon Fisher, Managing Director and Financial Adviser, Coleman Financial Services, says: “We are delighted to become part of Punter Southall Aspire. It is a company that is focused on market innovation, a highly experienced team of advisers and a strong vision and exciting plans for growth. The deal will benefit our clients in many ways, offering greater levels of resources and more investment and wealth management solutions, all supported by leading-edge technology.”