Advanta Wealth, the fast growing multi-disciplined wealth management company, has announced a three year partnership with the Rugby Players Association (RPA).
Providing independent financial advice, and discretionary management solutions, Advanta Wealth is a Chartered firm ranked in the FT Adviser Top 100 and will be delivering financial education and advice to the Premiership squads, the English Red Roses and the GB 7’s squad alongside the 800 members of the RPA.
Mark Pearson, Chief Commercial Officer commented “We are delighted to form this wealth management partnership with the RPA and to bring the knowledge of our advisers and our commitment to financial planning and education to the RPA’s members.”
Pearson also commented: “Announcing this partnership at the start of the Six Nations championship and in the lead up to the Rugby World Cup is at an incredibly busy time for the squads. Ensuring that they have access to high quality advice ensures that their focus can be on the pitch and that their finances are in safe hands.”
Stuart Munday, Chief Operating Officer,, said: “We are delighted to have agreed this significant partnership with Advanta Wealth, who join us as our Official Wealth Management Partner. Our values around financial planning and the wellbeing of players align closely with Advanta Wealth and we have no doubt that they will provide invaluable expertise to our members.”
For more information on Advanta Wealth, visit: https://www.advantawealth.co.uk/.
About the Rugby Players Association (RPA)
The Rugby Players Association is the representative body and collective voice of professional rugby players in England. We represent more than 800 male and female current rugby players, as well as former players. It is our mission to support, promote and protect the interests of our members, from the moment they sign their first professional contracts, throughout their playing careers, and beyond as they embark on the next phase of their lives.
Our members enjoy a wide range of benefits, including: independent representation; legal advice; personal and professional development; playing insurance; education; confidential counselling; transition support; and much more. Members can also access the support of our official charity, Restart, in the event of serious illness, injury or hardship.
The RPA has also acted as the exclusive commercial representative of the England Men’s and Women’s Teams and performs the following duties on behalf of Team England: Negotiation of the Elite Players Squad Contract, England and Saxons match fees, England team win bonuses and Image Rights payments with the RFU.
For more information about the Rugby Players Association, please visit www.theRPA.co.uk
About Advanta Wealth
Advanta Solutions is the holding company for Advanta Wealth (which includes a trading style of Advanta Mortgages), Advata Wealth, Advanta Invest and Advanta Risk.
With offices in London, Glasgow, Esher and Dundee, the Advanta group of companies offers financial and insurance planning services to its clients across the UK through Advanta Wealth, Advanta Mortgages and Advanta Risk
Advanta Wealth is ranked in the FT Adviser Top 100 and is the fast growing financial planning arm of Advanta Solutions, providing customers with a multi-disciplined wealth management proposition centered around Chartered Financial
Recent hires to the executive team include Mark Cliff as non executive Chair (Chair of Hastings Insurance Services and NED on Hiscox board), Mark Pearson as Chief Commercial Officer (previously Director Business Development at Origen Financial Services) and Ali Emamy as Chief Financial Officer (previously Finance Director at NEST).
Advanta completed six strategic acquisitions in 2022 and is actively seeking acquisitions in 2023 having secured a significant investment from Beech Tree Private Equity.
Beech Tree Private Equity invests between £10m and £35m in any one business. Funding can be used to support management buy-outs, provide cash out to owner-managers, fund acquisitions and organic growth initiatives. Sectors include financial services, tech-enabled support services and technology and in all cases Beech Tree looks for platform businesses in which they can invest further to accelerate organic growth and, often, also pursue acquisition strategies.
The team at Advanta actively supports the Advanta Foundation, having raised over £100,000 in 2022 to support children’s charities in the UK and overseas taking the total monies raised to in excess of £600,000.
Press enquiries should contact Mark Pearson, Chief Commercial Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org +44 (0)7974 722 785