Towergate acquires A1 Financial Services

A1 Financial Services was established thirty years ago and provides expert financial services, incorporating pensions, mortgages, financial planning and life assurance.

Under the terms of the deal, A1 Financial Services will form part of Towergate Financial’s North region under the leadership of Simon Jones, regional managing director. A1 Financial Services founder Mel Jones will work alongside Simon to help with the transfer of the business.

Commenting, Mel Jones of A1 Financial Services said; “I was particularly impressed with Towergate’s RDR proposition and focus on client service. What’s more this is the right decision for our clients who will now benefit from even great products and service which Towergate Financial can deliver.”

Dan Saulter, business development director, said: “We are delighted that A1 has joined forces with Towergate at a time of great change for our industry. Mel recognises that we can help grow their business whilst providing an enhanced service to their clients. A1 Financial Services is certainly a great addition to our stable of high quality businesses. We continue to talk to firms either to purchase or as potential clients of our Transition Toolkit.”