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Virgin Cash buys out Abrdn JV for £20m

Virgin Cash buys out Abrdn JV for £20m


Virgin Cash is to purchase Abrdn’s 50% stake of their three way partnership referred to as Virgin Cash Investments.

Following the deal Abrdn will proceed to offer funding recommendation for Virgin Cash Investments, permitting each corporations to utilise their strengths, based on Virgin Cash.

The three way partnership between Virgin Cash and Abrdn was launched in 2019. It features a digital platform and a spread of funding merchandise launched to Virgin prospects in April 2023.

A brand new pension was launched on the platform in November 2023.

Virgin Cash stated that by taking full possession of Virgin Cash Investments it is going to be higher capable of pursue “worthwhile development.”

The proposal is for all present workers in Virgin Cash Investments to maneuver into Virgin Cash, with no anticipated job losses.

Virgin Cash is predicated in Glasgow, with main places of work in Newcastle and London and seven,000 employees. It was shaped by rebranding Clydesdale Financial institution and Yorkshire Financial institution as Virgin Cash.

Virgin Cash Investments had complete property below administration of about £3.7bn and greater than 150,000 buyer accounts at 31 December 2023. Virgin Cash’s goal is to double property below administration for Virgin Cash Investments inside the subsequent 5 years.

Underneath the phrases of the deal, topic to regulatory approval, Virgin Cash will purchase the 50% of Virgin Cash Unit Belief Managers Restricted presently owned by Abrdn for a money fee of £20 million, funded from Virgin Cash’s capital assets.

Allegra Patrizi, managing director enterprise and business at Virgin Cash, stated: “Our three way partnership with Abrdn has efficiently delivered a brand new funding service providing easy and easy funding choices for purchasers.

“Taking full management of Virgin Cash Investments will imply we will carry the investments and pensions enterprise along with our deposits, mortgages, bank cards and every day banking, enabling us to assist extra prospects really feel assured to speculate for the long run and driving vital development in property below administration.”



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