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Kent financial advisers KFA acquired by MWA Financial

Kent financial advisers KFA acquired by MWA Financial

London-based MWA Financial has acquired IFA Knighthood Financial Advisers (KFA) in a deal advised by Brachers. KFA was founded nine years ago in Kent by advisers and longtime colleagues David Tyler, James Richards, and Kevin Howard. They now join MWA in what marks the London firm’s first deal since receiving growth capital investment from Coniston Capital in late 2023. All three advisers and their support staff will remain with the business, integrating into and rebranding as MWA Financial Advice with immediate effect. The deal is set to add £100 million in assets to the MWA group, led by chief executive Cam Banks and chaired by Ed Rosengarten. David from KFA said: “What Cam, Ed and the team have created at MWA is testament to the considerable experience they have in the sector and the unwavering passion they have for building a market-leading advice business. “From our earliest conversations, there were clear and obvious synergies in both our thinking and business practices that made the decision to agree a deal an easy one.” Cam added: “The …

KFA dismiss South Korea coach Klinsmann after Asian Cup disappointment

KFA dismiss South Korea coach Klinsmann after Asian Cup disappointment

Ahead of Friday’s announcement, Klinsmann expressed his “sincere gratitude” to his players, staff and fans in an Instagram post. “Thank you so much for all your support taking us to the semi-final of the Asian Cup and an incredible journey over the last 12 months with not losing 13 games in a row before the semi-final,” he said. On Thursday, Yonhap News TV reported that ex-South Korean international Hong Myung-bo is among the names being considered to temporarily lead the team for the upcoming 2026 World Cup qualifiers. ROUGH START Klinsmann, a World Cup-winner as a player in 1990 with West Germany, previously coached Germany and United States’ national teams, as well as Bundesliga side Bayern Munich. He replaced Paulo Bento as South Korea coach last year after the Portuguese manager stepped down following their loss to Brazil in the 2022 World Cup’s round of 16. Ahead of Klinsmann’s appointment last year, Korean media reported that there was a lack of communication between members of the National Team Committee during the hiring process. The reports …