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Arbuthnot launches structured product specialist Gilliat Financial Solutions

Arbuthnot Banking Group has launched a new structured products distribution specialist, Gilliat Financial Solutions, founded by Adrian Neave.

Gilliat Financial Solutions says it will create and distribute structured products to retail investors via IFAs and investment professionals, with a strong emphasis on quality market information and educational materials.

The company is due to launch its first products in early September.

Managing director Adrian Neave has experience in structured products both on the buy and sell side as a private client investment manager and institutional broker.

He is joined by Steven Graham who has been appointed operations director and John Croft as sales director.

Neave says: “Gilliat Financial Solutions represents an opportunity for us to offer responsible and attractive structured products to the retail market. We have a very clear vision of the types of innovative investment themes that we would like to introduce and we look forward to adviser feedback about how we could work together to best deliver these ideas to investors.

“We are committed to working with financial advisers to ensure that clear and fair information and educational materials are available.”


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  1. Henry Angest and Andrew Salmon have lost their marbles. They have put their bank in the hands of a 38 year old and are selling 6 year UNSECURED Morgan Stanley risk dressed up as a structured product. Have they learned nothing over the past two years?

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