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Shearwater Group plc raises £8m through Placing to fund acquisition

Shearwater Group plc raises £8m through Placing to fund acquisition

WHIreland is delighted to have acted as NOMAD & Broker to Shearwater Group plc (AIM: SWG) in its recent placing to raise £8 million to part fund the acquisition of SecurEnvoy Limited, a leading UK based provider of multifactor authentication software solutions.

An introduction to Fama and French

An introduction to Fama and French

No it is not a fashion brand. The work by Eugene Fama and Kenneth French is a method of describing stock market returns and identifying superior investment performance. It seems an...

Five tips to mitigate inheritance tax liability

Five tips to mitigate inheritance tax liability

According to recent HMRC tax data the number of UK estates liable for inheritance tax (IHT) is forecast to rise by 15 per cent to around 30,000 this year.  Every...

Holding(s) in Company

Holding(s) in Company

Work experience: an introduction to financial services at WHIreland

Work experience: an introduction to financial services at WHIreland

This summer we are pleased to offer children, grandchildren or close connections of our clients aged between 16-22 an opportunity to spend a work experience day at our London head...

Positive outlook for the markets throughout the first quarter

Positive outlook for the markets throughout the first quarter

Over the first quarter we have seen fresh all-time highs for the FTSE 100. The US markets have led the charge, with the technology heavy NASDAQ 100 rising by over...

Global economic overview - Q1 2017

Global economic overview - Q1 2017

Key markets at a glance - 1 January 2017 to 31 March 2017 worldmarket stats 3MO APR17 United States of America The US Federal Reserve (Fed) raised interest rates for the second...

Enhancements to our service – new client portal

Enhancements to our service – new client portal

As of mid May our new secure online client portal will provide enhanced and flexible reporting options, a secure online document library and a messaging service. The new service will...

Pensions - have you fully reviewed your options?

Pensions - have you fully reviewed your options?

When your annual pension statements land on your doormat, do you pop them in the drawer and promise yourself that you will “sort out your pension plans later in the...

Benchmarks: The Wealth Management Association

Benchmarks: The Wealth Management Association

In our October issue, we discussed the concept of a benchmark. We observed that due to inherent biases, there is no such thing as a perfect benchmark. They can, however, present...