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iimia and Exeter to merge

Investment services groups Exeter and iimia and are merging in a deal which will create a business with £500m in funds under management.
The new firm &#45 called iimia Investment Group – will have four divisions &#45 third party administration, fund management, financial planning and private client investment management. It will list on AIM on August 9.
New chairman William Long says: “The quality of Exeter&#39s fund management team and its third party administration will be an excellent complement to iimia&#39s investment management and advisory expertise.”

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