Wealth Management

Wealth of expertise

The UK's offer

  • 27,000 people are directly employed in the UK wealth management sector
  • UK wealth managers look after almost £1tn in assets
  • 2.2m people in the UK use wealth managers
  • Assets overseen by UK wealth managers have risen consistently in recent years - and grew by 13% between 2016 and 2017

Wealth of opportunity

The UK's competitive and globally connected market offers wealth managers opportunities to diversify client investments, and make investments with support by an integrated network of professional service firms. 

The UK's wealth management sector has experienced a significant growth in assets in recent years. In 2017 the sector managed £957bn of assets, equivalent to about 47% of the UK GDP.  While London is the country’s centre for the sector, it has a significant presence across the UK, with clusters of expertise in Scotland, and the South East, the South West and the North West.

 

 

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One of the world's leading centres

The UK is the world's second largest wealth management centre having significantly closed the gap with global leader Switzerland over the past 7 years

Growth in assets overseen by UK wealth managers

Assets overseen by UK wealth managers have risen consistently in recent years - and grew by 13% between 2016 and 2017

2.2m

people in the UK use wealth managers

for investment, retirement and tax planning advice

£1tn

in assets

looked after by UK wealth managers

47%

of GDP

the equivalent value of assets looked after by UK wealth managers

27,000

people

employed directly by the UK's wealth management industry

"One of the reasons that we've been able to have quite a diverse geographical client base is because many of our clients like coming to London throughout the year so it's quite easy from a client management perspective."

Omar Majid, Director Salonica Group

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Salonica Group: 'Access to a highly educated workforce and a very liveable city'

Salonica Group: 'Access to a highly educated workforce and a very liveable city'

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State Bank of India: 'Outside of our domestic Indian market London is our largest office'

State Bank of India: 'Outside of our domestic Indian market London is our largest office'

Everything you need

The UK offers you everything you need to grow your business.

We have a global outlook, which means we understand your business needs. The depth and breadth of our offer mean unparalleled opportunities for you to grow. Innovation is what we do - creating an inspirational ecosystem where you can thrive. 

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