Xafinity targets Sipp buys

Pow, Helen
June 2009
Money Marketing;6/4/2009, p5
The article reports on the plan of Xafinity to acquire self- invested personal pension (sipp) specialist firms in a bid to grow its presence in the individual pension market in Great Britain. The company acquired sipp and small self-administered scheme (SASS) provider Hazel Carr. According to director of self-invested pensions Andy Browsher, they have had high-level discussions with four firms about potential acquisitions.


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