Our Introduction

HFMC is a boutique wealth planner, asset manager and employee benefits specialist

Staffed with some 105 individuals across 2 offices all expertly trained for the same mission:

To help you clearly understand your financial needs and aspirations, working with you towards achieving these over time.

“Managing your wealth together”

That’s why we invest heavily in developing our wealth planning expertise and resources:

  • The number of Chartered advisers we have is 3 x the industry average.

  • We retain Corporate Chartered Financial Planner Status

  • We have more than 2500+ face to face client meetings per year

  • We utilise and develop industry leading planning and analytical software

That’s why with our professional in house asset management:

  • We preserve and grow your wealth in line with your financial plan, with experienced in-house managers who understand our planning processes and planning ethos.

  • At the level of investment risk with which you are comfortable.

Our aim is to achieve a prudent balance of investment performance through thinking long term, keeping it simple and aligning your desired investor outcomes with your risk/reward profile derived from our financial planning process.

That’s why we have cultivated links with expert lawyers, top accountants, international tax consultants, actuaries, private client insurers and the best of the City’s fund managers to provide you with access to all-inclusive wealth management:

  • Delivering comprehensive financial planning integrated with

  • Tailored asset management

  • Made available to our employee benefit clients

Ours is a high touch approach to asset and wealth management where investment and planning are combined. We apply the same philosophy to our employee benefit services.

We can help optimise your entire financial universe, with our Private Office service, where:

  • You will get back important time – time to spend building your career or, be with your family, pursue your passions.

We have worked hard to get where we are today. A great reputation, word of mouth referrals and the coveted Chartered firm status. These matter, because after over 30 years of serving our clients, we absolutely believe our own success follows only as a by-product of helping you successfully achieve your fundamental financial goals.

Key Facts

  • Started in 1986

  • 100% Owned by active staff

  • Recognised as a Top 100 Financial Planning Firm (ranked 7th largest) from over 5,000 firms*

  • Personal Finance Society Corporate Chartered Financial Planner status (under 10% of firms)**

  • Over 50% of regulated staff are Chartered, over 3 times industry average, with most also being Fellows**

  • Integrated in-house services to meet your needs, including wealth management, pension transfers, retirement planning, tax, mortgages and employee benefits

  • Established relationships with expert strategic partners (top accountancy firms, private client lawyers, trust companies)

  • Providing a named key relationship team supported by dedicated market analysts, investment managers and our compliance and risk team

  • c. £1.4 billion of assets under advice – double digit compound growth, more than doubling since 2013

  • Independent Financial Advisers able to provide impartial, unrestricted advice that considers every relevant financial product

  • £3m Balance sheet (£2.5m cash) , consistently profitable***

  • Core model portfolios regularly outperform peer group benchmarks (ARC ****)

  • Manage funds held both in the UK and offshore

  • Virtually all our work comes from personal recommendation (over 200 referrals per annum)

  • High touch service, 2500+ face to face client meetings last year

  • Exceptional continuity of staff, more than 30 with over 10 years service

*       Source New Model Advisor 2016
**     Source Personal Finance Society 2017
***   2016/2017 accounts
**** Asset Risk Consultants (“ARC”) provides investment consulting, manager research and performance reporting to private clients, charities, family offices, professional trustees and their trusted advisers