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A&C wants its views heard

Aitchison & Colegrave director Brian Aitchison admits he was surprised by B&B&#39s announcement that it intends to sell off its subsidiary IFAs.

He says he hopes B&B will find a buyer which will mesh with A&C&#39s plans for growth and not just sell to the first company that shows up with an offer. Aitchison says he can understand B&B&#39s course of action.

He says: “I want to be absolutely clear that we had and still have ambitious growth plans and we are certain that we will be an attractive acquisition. With senior management at Aitchison & Colegrave still at the helm, it would be foolish for B&B not to take our views into account when looking for prospective buyers.”

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