AAB Wealth expands client base in Aberdeen with Kilkee acquisition
One of Scotland’s leading independent chartered financial planning firms, AAB Wealth, has today announced the acquisition of Kilkee Financial Services Ltd (Kilkee), based in Aberdeen. AAB Wealth has experienced year-on-year growth since the firm was established in 2011, and the…
News5th Jan 2023
One of Scotland’s leading independent chartered financial planning firms, AAB Wealth, has today announced the acquisition of Kilkee Financial Services Ltd (Kilkee), based in Aberdeen.
AAB Wealth has experienced year-on-year growth since the firm was established in 2011, and the enlarged business will have revenue of c£4.5m and assets under advice (AUA) of c£550m. The combined team of 25 are dedicated to helping families and individuals plan for the future with confidence across Scotland, England and Northern Ireland.
Kilkee Financial Services Ltd was established in 2002 by Geoffrey Purcell. The well-established firm has over 100 clients in Aberdeen and offers professional advice to families and individuals regarding their financial future. The transaction will facilitate Geoffrey’s retirement planning but he shall remain with the business to deliver a suitable handover period for all of Kilkee’s clients.
Andrew Dines, Head of AAB Wealth commented: “We are delighted to welcome the Kilkee team to AAB Wealth. The transition for Kilkee clients will be seamless as both of our firms offer an exceptional level of service from trusted advisers. Our diverse rules-based approach to investing is the platform to provide a tailored financial plan to support their personal aims and ambitions, supporting our clients navigate the challenges we are all facing in these uncertain times.”
Geoffrey Purcell, Director at Kilkee Financial Services added: “We have really enjoyed getting to know the AAB Wealth team over the last year and think we have found a great home for our team and clients. I feel very proud to have sold my business to an Aberdeen based company with the calibre and reputation of AAB Wealth. The continuing wellbeing of both my clients and staff has been paramount as I considered my retirement plans. Knowing that my clients Financial Planning, and their investments will be responsibly looked after into the future gives me great reassurance and peace of mind”.
The full team from Kilkee will join the AAB Wealth team and will be based at the AAB Group office at Prime Four Business Park Kingswells.
Financial planning is a process that helps individuals make sensible decisions about money to achieve the best from life. It covers all aspects of personal finance, everything from pension planning and savings, to retirement planning and investments. The team at AAB Wealth have developed skill, insight and understanding to deliver successful personal financial plans tailored to our clients’ individual aims and ambitions.
Featured left to right: Ian Campbell, Geoffrey Purcell, Andrew Dines, Vikki Venerus.