Canaccord Genuity acquires Adam & Co IM in £54m deal

Agreement secures presence in Scottish market

Pedro Gonçalves
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David Esfandi, CEO of CGWM UK
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David Esfandi, CEO of CGWM UK

Canaccord Genuity is acquiring the wealth management business of private bank Adam & Co from Royal Bank of Scotland in a £54m deal.

The Canadian group said it had reached an agreement with parent NatWest to acquire the £1.7bn investment management division via its UK wealth management arm CGWM UK. Canaccord Genuity will pay cash upfront in a deal that is expected to close in September, subject to regulatory approval. The firm said it would continue to operate the business under the Adam & Company name and that the business's core client proposition will not suffer any major changes. New Canaccord ESG offering launched on Embark Platform David Esfandi, CEO of CGWM UK said: "Entering the Scottish market re...

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