UK investment banker
Close Brothers Group is a UK merchant banking group that offers lending, deposit taking, wealth management and securities trading services. Close Brothers Asset Management provides a range of financial advice, investment management and on-line investing services. The banking division provides lending to small businesses and individuals. It also offers deposit taking services to UK businesses and individuals. In securities, it provides trading services in the UK through its Winterflood subsidiary. The company was established in 1878 and employs more than 3,000 people, principally in the UK, and is listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Joins former colleague Tim Eliot-Cohen
Growth in retail and services
Investment spending has picked up
Helped by the Federal Reserve
Update: Goldman Sachs AM commits to Women in Finance Charter as Treasury reveals names yet to sign up
Letter to 33 financial services firms
Round-up of wealth manager trading updates
Spent 16 years at Rathbones
Launches private office arm
Five hires across London and Birmingham offices
Spent 12 years at Brewin Dolphin
30 years' experience in wealth management
Hired from PwC
New chairman announced
Joins Wealth Investment Office
Around £490m in AUM
All 28 staff to join Close Brothers
In the latest of a new series of interviews with some of the industry's key Investment Influencers, Investment Week talks to Matthew Stanesby of Close Brothers Asset Management.
Takes non-exec director role
Discretionary range driving growth
Close Brothers Asset Management has acquired financial planning firm Mackay Stewart & Brown.
Close Brothers has reported a strong first half of its financial year 2014/15 despite a more challenging environment for its Winterflood business.
Quarterly and annualised UK growth figures for Q4 2014 have narrowly missed expectations after the construction sector underwhelmed at the end of the year.
Winterflood chief executive Julian Palfreyman is to retire from the company at the end of July after 27 years of service.
Hasley Investment Management has relaunched under the name 8AM Global, with a restructured fund range, as former Miton manager Tom McGrath becomes a partner in the business.