Smith and Williamson prepares for listing but not before second half of 2019

Growth plans

 S&W co-CEOs

S&W co-CEOs

Smith & Williamson (S&W) has said it is taking all the necessary steps to prepare for a potential listing, including upgrading its technology platform, but it will not be ready before the second half of 2019.

The group said in September it has already started preparing for an IPO before it was approached by Rathbones, as merger talks between the groups broke down. S&W is now pressing ahead with its listing...

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