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Inter-Alliance top for growth

IFAs are among some of the fastest-growing companies in the UK, according

to a survey by management consultancy Deloitte & Touche.

The Deloitte & Touche Indy 100 survey of companies in the UK

middle-business market found Inter-Alliance and Bank-hall Investment

Associates to be among the 100 best-performing companies in the UK.

Inter-Alliance took seventh position and Bankhall was 43rd.

Deloitte & Touche identified 7,000 middle-market companies – those with

sales of between £5m and less than £100m – from Companies House

data and listed the 100 firms achieving exceptional growth over a five-year

period.

It ranks firms according to what it calls their compound annual growth

rate. Inter-Alliance achieved a CAGR of 155.95 per cent, making it the

fastest-growing IFA, and Bank-hall reached 79.75 per cent.

The financial services sector as a whole emerged well, with stockbroking

firm Teather & Greenwood top with a CAGR of 273.38 per cent.

Investment specialist Mat-rix Securities was 26th, Tep trader City

Endowments was 40th and investment management and Tep market-maker Neville

James was 44th.

Inter-Alliance group chief executive Stuart McGreevy says: “This is

affirmation both of our market-leading strategy and management and results

ach-ieved over a sustained period.”

Bankhall director Tony Murrell says: “It reinforces the benefits of

providing support services to professional IFAs rather than the hindrance

that might be associated with traditional networks.”

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