One Four Nine Group launches with two acquisitions

New nationwide independent financial advice and fund management firm

Pedro Gonçalves
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Matthew Bugden, CEO of One Four Nine

Matthew Bugden, CEO of One Four Nine

One Four Nine Group, a nationwide independent financial advice and fund management firm, has launched today (19 October) with Bevan Blair, former director of strategic asset Allocation at Tilney IM, as CIO.

The new firm launched with the acquisition of two financial advice firms: Charter Financial Planning and Rice Whatmough Crozier, bringing 7 advisers and over £300m in assets under management to the group. One Four Nine's proposition is led by chief investment officer, Bevan Blair, who was Tilney's director of strategic asset allocation until October 2019. Matthew Bugden, previously director at Ingenious Media, is CEO and Gabrielle Beaumont was named managing director. She was previously a senior investment director at Ingenious group. Big-name discretionary managers struggling to gain...

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