Kingswood hires new ‘wealth planning’ boss

Bryan Parkinson, head of Monetary Planning at Punter Southall Aspire, has been appointed managing director, head of wealth planning at Kingswood.

The wealth supervisor and Monetary Planner has additionally recruited Vinoy Nursiah from CSC International Monetary Markets to be its chief monetary officer.

Bryan Parkinson is skilled in main monetary advisory companies and earlier than his time at Punter Southall Aspire he led the Monetary Planning enterprise of AJ Gallagher. He has additionally held government roles at Normal life and Barclays Wealth.

His appointment kinds a part of the institution of a crew of regional administrators in wealth planning at Kingswood who will report back to Mr Parkinson.

New CFO Vinoy Nursiah constructed a brand new world finance crew, working mannequin and platform throughout his time at administrative providers agency CSC International Monetary Markets. Earlier than that, he was director of finance at Intertrust Group and group finance director at SFM Europe.

David Lawrence, chief government of Kingswood Group, stated: “Each appointments assist our ambition to be a number one supplier of wealth administration providers within the UK and internationally as we put together for our subsequent section of progress.”

Kingswood Holdings Restricted (buying and selling as Kingswood) is an AIM-listed worldwide wealth administration group with round £12bn of property beneath recommendation and administration. It providers round 19,000 shoppers from a community of places of work throughout the UK with abroad places of work in Eire, South Africa and the US. Kingswood has made greater than 15 acquisitions for the reason that begin of 2021.

In February it acquired Dublin retirement planning recommendation agency BasePlan via its Irish subsidiary Moloney FundingKingswood purchased Moloney Investments (MMPI) for £23m in September 2022, with the deal reaching regulatory approval in March 2023. It was the group’s first transfer into the Irish market.

It additionally acquired Berkshire-based Monetary Planner Barry Fleming & Companions for £6.2m in January and JFP Holdings Restricted, the mum or dad firm of Cheshire Chartered Monetary Planner JFP Monetary Providers Restricted, for £12.4m in December.

Rumours that Kingswood can be offered have circulated over the previous couple of years however in October final yr the agency stated it had dominated out a sale of the enterprise after a strategic evaluate. 

Final month it secured a brand new £8m unsecured debt facility for the enterprise from its personal fairness proprietor Pollen Avenue Capital. Kingswood entered right into a facility settlement with HSQ Funding, a wholly-owned oblique subsidiary of funds managed and/or suggested by Pollen Avenue.


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