Premier Jobs UK has developed itself as one of the UK's recognised brokers of buying and selling IFA companies and / or investment and pension client banks. We are skilled in brokering the purchase of small client banks through to negotiating multi-million-pound mergers and acquisitions. Utilising our extensive financial services experience, we are able to fully understand and overcome the intricacies and complexities faced by both buyer and seller throughout your acquisition journey.
Established in 2007, Premier Jobs UK has naturally developed close relationships with significant decision makers within respected financial services businesses across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Therefore, we are well positioned to assist Financial Advisers in accessing profitable, robust and well-respected firms who have the infrastructure to acquire IFA client banks.
We work in tandem with our subsidiary, IFA Acquisitions (www.ifa-acquisitions.co.uk) as our marketing company for the generation of enquiries of IFAs looking to buy or sell their businesses or client banks.
Directly Authorised IFA business looking to acquire firms with £5m to £20m FuM in the South East of England
London, Essex, Suffolk & Norfolk
Happy paying 3.5 to 4 times recurring income with a payment structure over 2 years.
New national acquirer targeting firms with £100m+ of FuM across England, Scotland and Wales and average client holdings of c.£400k
They would be looking at using an adjusted EBITDA multiple of 6.5x â€“ 7x. However, for very large businesses, they have stretched to 9 -10x. Typicall
IFA firm looking to acquire businesses with up to £400m FuM across England and Scotland
Multiple hot spots across England Scotland
Generally between 3 and 4 times over a 2 year period with 50% on completion, 25% at 12 months and 25% at 24 months. For larger businesses, they would
IFA firm looking to acquire client banks with up to £50m of Funds under Management in Midlands, Leeds, North West or London area but will consider all areas of the UK including Northern Ireland
Competitive multiple of recurring income of generally between 3.5 and 4 times for high quality client banks or competitive multiple over a 2 year peri
Building strong relationships
Premier Jobs UK will focus on listening to your needs and developing a strategy that is suitable for your situation. We will maintain close contact throughout the entire acquisition process.
Providing the best possible outcome for all parties
We will provide a sincere appraisal of both our buyers and sellers; through positively representing the needs of our sellers and their clients and how potential acquirers will meet those needs to enable high client retention post sale and thus achieving the best possible outcomes for all parties.
Matching the interests of the buyer & seller
We understand the importance of confidentiality, as such we ensure Non-Disclosure Agreements are held with all Acquiring IFA Firms.