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Bluefin Wealth Management managing director steps down

Bluefin Wealth Management managing director Suvan de Soysa has been replaced by former Oval Financial Services boss Simon Hellier.

A spokeswoman says: “Following two years with Bluefin, where he has been closely involved in reshaping the business, Suvan de Soysa left the business in May 2011 to pursue strategic consultancy options in the UK and Australia.”

Simon Hellier is now head of BWM reporting to Bluefin Advisory Services chief executive Nick Burns. He has more than 30 years experience in financial services and was previously managing director of Oval Financial Services.



Rating agencies want back-up on RMBS

Third-party mortgage servicers say rating agencies are beginning to insist there must be back-up arrangements to service mortgage-backed securitisations if the primary issuer is unable to do so. They also believe rating agencies are getting stricter even where there are back-up agreements in place. Crown Mortgage Management group chief executive officer Eric Stoclet says: “I […]

Savills reports £20m profit in first half of 2011

Savills reported a pre-tax profit of £20m for the first six months of the year, which was a 39 per cent increase on the £14.4m reported in the same period last year. The former Savills Private Finance parent company’s revenue for the first half of the year was also up compared to the first half […]


Inflation to rise to 5%, warns BoE

Inflation will remain above the Government’s 2 per cent target for at least 12 months and is likely to rise to 5 per cent this year while interest rates look set to stay on hold until 2013. The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show inflation stood at 4.2 per cent in June, […]

Tech aid for advisers to profit from all levels of client

Back-office technology supplier Time4Advice says it is focusing on ensuring it can help advisers service all levels of clients profitably. The firm is led by Quay Software founders Roland Rawicz-Szczerbo and Mitchell Philpott along with ex-Bluefin directors Jon Everill and Mark Turner and ex-Bluefin head of business consultancy Paul Young. The system is powered by […]


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