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Company Overview of Brown, Shipley & Co. Limited

Company Overview

Brown, Shipley & Co. Limited operates as a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company is engaged in the provision of a range of merchant banking services to both corporate and private clients. The principal activities of the company are merchant banking, private banking, stockbroking and investment management. The company was founded in 1810 and is based in London, United Kingdom. Brown, Shipley & Co. Limited operates as a subsidiary of KBL European Private Bankers S.A.

Founders Court


London,  EC2R 7HE

United Kingdom

Founded in 1810


44 20 7606 9833


44 20 7282 3399

Key Executives for Brown, Shipley & Co. Limited

Managing Director and Member of The Board of Directors
Chief Financial Officer and Director
Chief Operating Officer
Head of Edinburgh Branch
Head of Birmingham Office
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Brown, Shipley & Co. Limited Key Developments

Brown, Shipley & Co. Limited Presents at Investment Week Bond Focus 2014, Jul-10-2014

Brown, Shipley & Co. Limited Presents at Investment Week Bond Focus 2014, Jul-10-2014. Venue: The May Fair Hotel, Stratton St, London W1J 8LT, United Kingdom. Presentation Date & Speakers: Jul-10-2014, Kevin Doran, Chief Investment Officer.

Rathbones, Close & Brown Shipley In Bidding War For Jupiter

Rathbone Brothers plc (LSE:RAT), Close Asset Management Limited and Brown, Shipley & Co. Limited are in the race to acquire Jupiter Fund Management Plc (LSE:JUP). According to Wealth Manager, Rathbones, Close & Brown Shipley are in the process of submitting bids for Jupiter’s Private Clients & Charities division. If their bids are unsatisfactory, other parties will be invited to make offers. A source close to the situation said Jupiter is looking for £30 million for the business. Brown Shipley, Rathbones and Jupiter declined to comment. Close Brothers Asset Management was unavailable for comment.

Brown Shipley Announces Board Changes

Brown Shipley appointed former Sanlam CEO Hugh Titcomb as head of private banking amid a board shake-up. The hire comes as executive director and former Wealth Manager cover star Robert Smoker and chief operating officer Robert Kitchen step down from Brown Shipley's board. As part of the reshuffle chief financial officer Andrew Curran has joined the board, while chief executive of Newcastle Building Society Jim Willens rejoins as a non-executive director. The company announced that the board changes were the result of a review of corporate governance, which included discussions with regulators and the adoption of industry best practice to ensure that Brown Shipley is structured in the best way possible way for future growth. Titcomb will head up the private banking division from the London office and joins with over 28 years' experience in the industry. His appointment comes after Julian Hardiman stepped down as head of private banking in November of last year. At the time Peter Stiles, also stepped down as head of the bank's Manchester office. Both now concentrate on running private client portfolios. In a further management change, recently appointed chief risk officer, Mike Hudson, will take reporting responsibility for the firm's compliance function.

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