Barton/Reid warn of 'excessive consolidation at inflated prices'

Stuart Reid and Phil Barton

Chief executive Phil Barton and chairman Stuart Reid teamed up to launch Partners& as a new breed of broker, the duo discuss what makes the business different and what they believe is the key to long-term sustainable success

Consolidation has long been a feature of the broking landscape, with successful brokerages being snapped up by larger competitors as a way to fuel growth and provide a quick boost to profits

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