Smith & Williamson is to prepare the firm for a potential stockmarket listing, after a statement from Rathbones said merger talks had been "terminated" as parties were unable to agree a transaction that would be in the best interest of shareholders.
After stockmarket closing yesterday, Rathbone released a statement revealing the £2bn merger talks had broken down "following very extensive due diligence and negotiations". It was first reported on...
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There is something strange going on in Europe according to some commentators - the market has rallied aggressively post the trade war-induced sell-off in the fourth quarter of 2018.
We expect to see continued market volatility and macroeconomic uncertainty in the UK throughout 2019, not least due to Brexit.