Tilney Bestinvest hires leading wealth manager Martin King08 April 2015
Martin King - Managing Director, Investment Management
Tilney Bestinvest, the investment and financial planning group, is pleased to announce that Martin King has been hired as Managing Director, Investment Management. He will be based in the firm’s Birmingham office where he will lead a new initiative to develop its investment offering in the Key Client and Ultra High Net Worth market.
King is a leading figure in the Midlands wealth management scene with over 25-years’ experience in the industry having worked for firms such as UBS Wealth Management, Kleinwort Benson Private Bank and Singer & Friedlander. He has built up an extensive network amongst entrepreneurs and business leaders.
He joins Tilney Bestinvest from Signia Wealth where he has spent the last three years as Managing Director and Head of Regions establishing the company’s Birmingham office. Prior to Signia, he spent 8 years as an Executive Director at UBS Wealth Management and founded UBS Wealth Management’s Midlands office, which became one of the most successful UBS offices in the UK. Firmly rooted in the Midlands, he is a trustee of the Theatre Development Trust at the Birmingham Hippodrome.
Martin King, Key Client Business Director, said: “Tilney Bestinvest is an impressive firm, increasingly recognised as the UK’s leading integrated wealth manager which brings together first class expertise in financial planning alongside an impressive investment management track record.”
Gareth Lewis, Chief Investment Officer of Tilney Bestinvest, commented: “Martin is a major player in the wealth management industry, with an outstanding track record of working with Ultra High Net Worth clients. We are delighted to welcome him to the team.”
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About Tilney Bestinvest
Tilney Bestinvest is a leading investment and financial planning firm that builds on a heritage of more than 150 years. We look after more than £9 billion of assets on our clients’ behalf and pride ourselves on offering the very highest levels of professional client service with transparent, competitive pricing across our entire range of solutions.
We offer a range of services for clients whether they would like to have their investments managed by us, require the support of a highly qualified adviser, prefer to make their own investment decisions or want to take more than one approach. We also have a nationwide team of expert financial planners to help clients with all aspects of financial planning, including retirement planning.
We have won numerous awards including UK Wealth Manager of the Year, Low-cost SIPP Provider of the Year and Self-select ISA Provider of the Year 2013, as voted by readers of the Financial Times and Investors Chronicle. We are pleased that our greatest source of new business is personal referrals from existing clients.
Headquartered in Mayfair, London, Tilney Bestinvest employs almost 400 staff across our network of offices, giving us full UK coverage, and we combine our award-winning research and expertise to provide a personalised service to clients whatever their investment needs.
The Tilney Bestinvest Group of Companies comprises the firms Bestinvest (Brokers) Ltd (Reg. No. 2830297), Tilney Investment Management (Reg. No. 02010520), Bestinvest (Consultants) Ltd (Reg. No. 1550116) and HW Financial Services Ltd (Reg. No. 02030706) all of which are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered office: 6 Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair, W1J 5BQ.
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Tilney is a leading investment and financial planning group that builds on a heritage of more than 180 years. Our clients are private investors, charities and professional intermediaries who trust us with over £23 billion of their assets. We offer a range of services including financial planning, investment management and advice and, through our Bestinvest service, a leading online platform for those who prefer to manage their own investments.
We have won numerous awards. Tilney has been awarded Best Conventional Advisory Service at the 2018 City of London Wealth Management Awards, Best Advisory Service in the 2015 City of London Wealth Management Awards; Investment Award – Cautious category in the Private Asset Management Awards; and Stockbroker of the Year, Execution-only Stockbroker of the Year and Self-select ISA Provider of the Year 2015, as voted by readers of the Financial Times and Investors Chronicle. Bestinvest was voted Best SIPP Provider and Best Fund Platform at the 2017 City of London Wealth Management Awards, Best Direct SIPP Provider at the YourMoney.com Awards 2017, Best Stocks & Shares ISA Provider at the 2017 Shares Awards, as well as Best Self Select ISA Provider, Best Online/Execution-only Stockbroker and Best Investment Platform 2017 at the FT and Investors Chronicle Investment and Wealth Management Awards, as voted by readers of the FT and Investors Chronicle.
Headquartered in Mayfair, London, the Tilney Group employs over 1,000 staff across our network of 30 offices, enabling us to support clients with a local service throughout the UK.