deVere Group generates the news – April 2014

deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations, has once again been setting international news agendas throughout April.

deVere has been featured in the international, national, regional and local media worldwide countless times in recent weeks.  Here is just a flavour of the deVere Group’s coverage last month.

The Sunday Express money section covered recent deVere Group warnings about clone scams that are affecting deVere clients and thousands of others across the world.  The story was also featured on a Sky News newspaper review.

When deVere reported a 20 per cent increase in enquiries from civil servants on moving their pensions into QROPS following a Budget announcement, the story and comments made by deVere’s founder and CEO, Nigel Green, were featured in The International Business TimesGlobal Banking and Finance ReviewMindful MoneyYahoo! Newsand Economic Voice, amongst others.

Following Mr Green’s forthright and much-read column in International Adviser regarding incoming changes to the UAE market, he was interviewed by the region’s The Nationalnewspaper on the subject.

The influential U.S. publication, American Banker, also featured a full-length column written by Nigel Green on the controversial and forthcoming Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.

After deVere United Kingdom’s Head of Financial Planning, Kevin White, assessed that the campaign for financial education to be included on England’s national curriculum has “only been half won,” the comments were splashed across The Metro (regional UK) newspapers, Financial Times AdviserEconomic VoiceandGlobal Banking and Finance Review.

In April, deVere Group’s International Investment Strategist, Tom Elliott, slammed George Osborne’s admirable tax cut plans as they are supported by flawed research.  He was interviewed about this on Sky News’s flagship Business Live programmeand the story was also picked up by The Daily Mail (page 8), The Times (page 4),  International Business Times and Business Finance Magazine.

Last month Tom was also interviewed on various topics, including the deepening crisis in Ukraine and how this will affect investors, by the likes of the BBC’s World Business Report, First Business News (a nationally syndicated TV show in the U.S.), Reuters,CNN, The Voice of Russia (U.S. radio), Yahoo! News, Money Radio (U.S.), Caijing magazine (China), Arise TV (UK & U.S.) andCNBC, to select a few media outlets.

The launch of deVere’s workplace solutions in the UK attracted coverage from Financial Times AdviserProfessional Pensions,SIPPs Professional, and and others.

A global deVere Group survey analysing how three different generations make investment decisions was featured by Mindful MoneyEuropean FundsThe Business Journal (U.S),Emirates 24/7, Asset Adviser, and Financial Planner.

News released in April that in 2013, deVere recovered £56m of expat pension funds for its clients, and advice regarding improving chances of mortgage approval were picked up by Global Banking and Finance Review,, and Business Money News.

There was also coverage, in which Steve Rigby, deVere Group’s divisional manager of Western Asia and India, was quoted in The National (UAE) regarding expats and the rise in interest rates; andProperty Week (page 52) and Financial Planner magazine ran a piece highlighting why more and more Britons might consider a life overseas following the 2014 Budget. 



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