DIVERGER LIMITED

Financial planning

In his first move since the acquisition by Count, former Diverger managing director Nathan Jacobsen has taken up a new leadership role in the financial advice space. ...

Financial planning

Sequoia shareholders are due to hold a vote regarding the removal of chief executive Garry Crole and are looking to appoint the chair of a rival licensee in his place on ...

Financial planning

The merger between Count and Diverger, first announced in September, has completed to create Australia’s second-largest licensee with over 550 advisers. ...

Financial planning

Count chief executive, Hugh Humphrey, believes limited advisers providing advice at super funds and banks will benefit the firm’s business model by creating a new breed o...

Financial planning

Diverger managing director, Nathan Jacobsen, is expected to depart once the firm merges with Count next month....

Financial planning

The proposed merger between Count and Diverger has received court approval to proceed on 1 March, with Count chief executive Hugh Humphrey welcoming reaching the “huge mi...

Financial planning

Losses at Count and Diverger, which are set to merge in March, have wiped out the double-digit adviser gains seen last week. ...

Financial planning

Count has indicated the Diverger acquisition will not be its last as chief executive, Hugh Humphrey, says the firm has sufficient “firepower” to make more in the future....

Financial planning

Count’s acquisition of Diverger is expected to complete by the end of February 2024, CEO Hugh Humphrey has told Money Management, despite a last-minute rival bid from COG...

Financial planning

Diverger shareholder DMX Asset Management has described its proposed merger with Count as a “farcical” transaction, saying the offer price does not reflect the fair value...

People & Products

Following its acquisition of financial advice business Affinia from TAL, Count has welcomed an additional 11 advisers to its network as an Affinia firm joins its AFSL....

Financial planning

The planned acquisition of Diverger by Count will create the third-largest licensee in Australia, behind Insignia and AMP....

Financial planning

Count has made a significant acquisition of a wealth and financial planning licensee in a deal that will create a combined business with funds under administration and ma...

Financial planning

EXCLUSIVE Easing regulation has made it easier to be a licensee but Diverger is still in talks to see how it can grow its scale, according to chief executive, Nathan Jaco...

People & Products

Count and Diverger have announced key acquisitions in their continued strategies towards growth and boosting advice capabilities....

 

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Bradley

Dear CEO and board, It's time to start some VERY HEAVY LOBBYING on behalf of advisers which could save your platform re...

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JOHN GILLIES

He is every thing ASIC said he was BUT How on earth did he expect to get away with it????? . these guy's who dip in...

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Chris Cornish

A tad optimistic from Morningstar. Adviser numbers are somewhat irrelevant; it all comes down to the platform and whethe...

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