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Entering recent markets: Foot Anstey supports The Fry Group sale to Progeny

The Private Wealth sector team at Foot Anstey LLP, has advised The Fry Group on the company’s sale to Progeny, the UK-based independent financial planning, asset administration, tax, HR and private and corporate legal services firm.

The Fry Group is a wealth administration firm with which Foot Anstey had a long-standing relationship. It offers tax, estate and financial planning services and has a team of 191 employees across four offices in the UK – London, Worthing, Cheltenham and Exeter – and four international offices in the UAE, Singapore, Hong Kong and Belgium.

The sale of The Fry Group to Progeny expands Progeny’s advice reach to Europe, Middle East and Asia, and also increases its total assets under administration to more than £7.5bn ($9.35bn, €8.47bn).

Tim Young, Legal Director at Foot Anstey, commented: “We maintain been working with the team at The Fry Group for a number of years headed by Client Relationship Partner, Alan Hughes, and developed a very apt working relationship. So much so that we were asked to support the company on its sale to Progeny.

“Every sale of a business is not just a transaction, but a culmination of the hard work of the business owners behind the company. This is the beginning of a recent chapter for The Fry Group and Progeny, and we feel privileged to maintain been fragment of the panel of advisory firms involved.”

The Foot Anstey team was led-by corporate Partner, Duncan Sykes and Legal Director, Tim Young who were supported by team members from across the multi-disciplinary firm.