Aviva’s £385 Million Acquisition of Succession Wealth

In UK Eversheds Sutherland, advised on the matter.

Eversheds Sutherland advised Aviva with a team including Hugo Laing (Picture – Corporate M&A).

Aviva, the UK’s leading Insurance, Wealth & Retirement business, acquired Succession Wealth for a consideration of £385m. 

Succession Wealth is a leading national independent financial advice firm with approximately 200 planners advising on £9.5 billion of assets, delivering advice to more than 19,000 clients throughout the UK.

The Eversheds Sutherland team was led by corporate Partner Hugo Laing (Picture) who was supported by: Legal Director Ankit Chhabra and Senior Associate Alex Critchley, along with a large team across the global firm.

Eversheds Sutherland also worked closely with the Aviva legal team, led by Kat Goulder and Maiko Adachi.


Involved fees earner: Ankit Chhabra – Eversheds Sutherland; Alexander Critchley – Eversheds Sutherland; Hugo Laing – Eversheds Sutherland;

Law Firms: Eversheds Sutherland;

Clients: Aviva;

Author: Giulia Di Palma