Old Mutual Wealth Private Client Advisers acquires DG Pryde Ltd

Today Old Mutual Wealth Private Client Advisers (OMWPCA) announces the acquisition of DG Pryde Ltd.

DG Pryde is based in Duns, outside Edinburgh, with the majority of clients located in London and the South East. Having founded the firm in 2005, director Douglas Pryde is now looking to wind down.

Old Mutual Wealth Private Client Advisers was established in 2015 and employs over 50 financial advisers across the UK. The acquisition adds £200 million of assets under advice to the national financial planning business.

Dominic Rose, director at Old Mutual Wealth Private Client Advisers, says:

“This is a fantastic opportunity to grow our business and give DG Pryde’s clients continued access to quality, face-to-face financial planning. As a firm that has focused on providing a personalised service, DG Pryde is a good cultural fit with Old Mutual Wealth Private Client Advisers.”

Douglas Pryde, founder and director of DG Pryde Ltd, says:

“After spending 30 years building DG Pryde, and having conducted extensive due diligence on potential buyers of my business, I’m happy that my clients are being left in capable hands. I look forward to working with Old Mutual Wealth Private Client Advisers as a consultant to ensure clients continue to receive the tailored experience they are familiar with.”

For more information contact

Tim Skelton-Smith
023 8091 6998
07824 145076
tim.skelton-smith@quilter.com

Notes to editors:

Quilter plc is a leading wealth management business in the UK and internationally, helping to create prosperity for the generations of today and tomorrow.

Quilter plc oversees £110.4 billion in customer investments (as at 31 December 2019).

It has an adviser and customer offering spanning: financial advice; investment platforms; multi-asset investment solutions; and discretionary fund management.

The business is comprised of two segments: Advice and Wealth Management and Wealth Platforms.

Advice and Wealth Management encompasses the financial advice business, Quilter Financial Planning; the discretionary fund management business, Quilter Cheviot; and Quilter Investors, the Multi-asset investment solutions business.

Wealth Platforms includes Old Mutual Wealth UK platform and Old Mutual International, including AAM Advisory in Singapore.

The Old Mutual Wealth Heritage life assurance business was acquired by ReAssure Group Plc on 2 January 2020.

Since its IPO in June 2018, Quilter plc’s businesses have progressively rebranded to Quilter, as follows: 

  • Quilter Financial Planning (previously Intrinsic)
  • Quilter Private Client Advisers (previously Old Mutual Wealth Private Client Advisers)
  • Quilter Financial Advisers (previously Charles Derby Group)
  • Quilter Financial Adviser School
  • Quilter Cheviot
  • Quilter Investors
  • Old Mutual Wealth (becoming Quilter Wealth Solutions in 2020)
  • Old Mutual International (becoming Quilter International in 2020)

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