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Willis acquisition of IFG Ireland completed

Further to the announcement on 28 August 2014, Willis has completed the sale of a range of IFG’s Irish pension and financial advisory businesses from IFG Group plc. Regulatory approval has been granted. 

The IFG Ireland businesses acquired comprise a highly respected, award winning team of over 100 people.  This includes investment, administration, pensions and wealth management specialists and professional trustees.  It also includes industry-leading expert systems, particularly in defined contribution pensions.  

The acquisition complements and strengthens Willis Ireland’s existing pensions business and its financial and wealth-planning services to individuals. It also reflects Willis’s commitment to its global Human Capital and Benefits practice. 

The companies acquired in Ireland from IFG Group plc are:
IFG Pensco Ltd, a leading pensions consultancy and administration business
Retirement Strategies Ltd and IFG Private Clients Ltd, which are both financial advisory companies
Planlife Trustee Services Ltd, a professional trustee company
Trade Credit Brokers Ltd, a trade credit broking business

Please see the press release in the downloads section for further details.  

Paul Platt
Communications Director
Tel: +44 (0)20 3124 7659
Email: paul.platt@willis.com
Press Release