HUGH HUMPHREY

Financial planning

An equity partner firm of Count has purchased a Brisbane-based accounting business for nearly $1 million, as Count drives forward its inorganic growth momentum....

Financial planning

Having completed the successful integration of Diverger, Count has upgraded its forecast for expected synergy benefits achieved by the acquisition by a third....

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

The financial advisory business has made its first acquisition of the year, with one of its Victorian subsidiary firms purchasing an accounting practice. ...

Financial planning

With Count’s acquisition of Diverger set to reach completion in February 2024, rival bidder COG Financial Services has withdrawn its “superior proposal” made last month. ...

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...

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...

People & Products

Count chief financial and operating officer, Laurent Toussaint, who acted as interim chief executive after the departure of Matthew Rowe, will exit in September after fiv...

Financial planning

Two leading advisory firms in South Australia are set to merge and be rebranded as Count Adelaide from July 2023....

Financial planning

Count’s chief executive, Hugh Humphrey, has told Money Management he hopes the firm’s rebranding will help it streamline its business as it acquires Affinia and sets out ...

People & Products

An overwhelming 99.94 per cent of shareholder votes have been cast in favour of a successful name change to Count Limited, signalling a “dynamic new phase” for the firm....

People & Products

CountPlus has appointed Hugh Humphrey as chief executive, effective from 1 July, 2022, following the departure of Matthew Rowe....

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