Kreston acquires Kent Monetary Planning agency


Kreston Reeves Monetary Planning, a part of the Craven Avenue Wealth group, has acquired Canterbury Monetary Planner Tarvos Wealth, boosting its whole property below recommendation to £1.15bn.

The deal was finalised this week.

Craven Avenue Wealth is led by Chartered Monetary Planner and managing director Tom Barnett and was created by London company finance agency Craven Avenue Capital.

Craven Avenue Capital created the group with the simultaneous acquisitions of Canterbury-based Kreston Reeves Monetary Planning and Christchurch Funding Administration Ltd in March 2021.

Funding for the transactions is being supplied by Shawbrook Financial institution, a challenger financial institution.


The takeover of Tarvos Wealth boosts Craven Avenue Wealth to 18 Monetary Planners, 9 with Chartered Monetary Planner standing.

As a part of the deal, retiring Tarvos managing director Simon Ludden has launched his shoppers to different Monetary Planners throughout the agency, offering the corporate along with his discover to retire two years in the past.

All Tarvos workers will stay throughout the enterprise and proceed to be based mostly of their Canterbury workplace. Kreston says Tarvos Wealth will ultimately merge into the broader Craven Avenue Wealth group.

Tarvos employs three Monetary Planners, a Paraplanner Karen and a three-strong shopper help crew.

Kreston says the deal will add extra companies for Tarvos shoppers together with new funding propositions, platform expertise and techniques. The agency additionally believes it can preserve shopper prices down via the size of the Craven Avenue Wealth group.

Kreston MD Mr Barnett mentioned: “Not solely does the mixed enterprise present further scale which we intend to embrace for the enhancement of companies to shoppers, but in addition expands our recommendation crew which operates with an exceptionally broad vary of abilities and professionalism. We very a lot look ahead to making bulletins on our plans as they proceed to develop.”

Chartered Monetary Planner and director of Tarvos Wealth Ruth Dolan mentioned: “We see this as a pure match with each firms aligning their tradition and imaginative and prescient, to proceed to supply a excessive commonplace of recommendation and repair to shoppers. With each corporations’ historic roots within the accountancy and authorized sector, it offers us a incredible alternative to proceed to construct a trusted service upon which different professionals can rely for his or her shoppers.”

Mr Ludden of Tarvos added: “For my part the corporations are an ideal match, with our expertise working with the authorized career and theirs with accountants. We’re very excited concerning the potentialities that this brings for our workers and our shoppers and although I shall be wanting ahead to my retirement, a part of me needs that I may keep on to look at the corporate develop.”







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