John_2O7A8880For more than 25 years I have sought to offer the highest quality service to clients and been prepared to challenge conventional thinking. That approach worked well at Bestinvest, which I founded in 1986. It became one of the most successful companies in the sector and set standards that have now been widely adopted.

I have a vision of how such a business should operate in the 21st century and that’s driven my thinking in creating EQ Investors. Ultimately the answer is simple: it means putting the interests of clients ahead of all other considerations.

Aligning interests

EQ Investors is wholly owned by our staff. This means we can focus on building the business for the long-term, without having to compromise to meet short-term targets from external shareholders, as many of our competitors do.

Following our acquisition of the Truestone wealth management business we already advise clients with assets of some £500 million and have a thriving, profitable business that seeks to achieve more than just financial success.

I’d like to welcome you to EQ and look forward to helping you achieve what you want with your money.

John Spiers
Chief Executive

Welcome to the EQ Investors home page.  We are seeking to set new standards amongst wealth managers for our professionalism, integrity and above all: putting the interests of our clients first.

Maximising your returns with EQ Investors

Growing the value of your portfolio over the long term is our number one priority. The highly qualified EQ investment team scour the world for the best opportunities and we are of a size which allows us to be influential in markets as well as flexible enough to find the hidden gems. EQ Investors is set up to deliver market leading returns to our customers.

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Value for money

Not only do we seek to provide award winning service and performance, we also offer market leading value for money. Compare our charges and see how we measure up on a like for like basis.

Please note that our services are aimed at clients who do not wish to manage their own investments, so if you do then we will not be the right solution.

A service for you

We understand that clients have different preferences, so we are building a range of service packages to suit your preferences, ranging from sophisticated face to face financial planning through EQ Wealth to an investment only solution via EQ Direct. 3D

Unlike most advisers, we use a 3D approach to assessing your investment needs by checking your approach to Impact as well as your appetite for Risk.

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Plain speaking

You can contact us in the way you choose at any time, confident in the knowledge you’ll get a quick response from a human who talks your language, not an automated system. When we need to talk to you, we’ll do it on your terms – never wasting your time with unnecessary information or infuriating jargon.

Professionalism

As a regulated business EQ’s client advisers and investment managers must have a minimum level of qualifications but we want to go well beyond that. Many of our advisers have the prestigious ‘Chartered’ status, as do our investment managers.

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Impact

eq_pip.brochure2014-page1Each of us has a different view on the merits of ethical investment so we will be providing different solutions to meet these diverse needs, including our unique Positive Impact Portfolios. In all cases we will keep you informed about HOW your money is being invested. With EQ Investors your money will represent more than just figures on your balance sheet.

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News

Media Coverage

WealthManager: Spiers puts old team together
Sunday Telegraph: Bestinvest founder returns.
WealthManager: The Greatest opportunity...
FTAdviser: Firing Line: John Spiers
Citywire: Bestinvest founder returns
Financial News: Bestinvest founder plots new investment platform

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Marriott joins EQ Research Team

stevemHighly experienced fund research analyst has agreed to join EQ

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Positive Impact Portfolio update

The Autumn newsletter highlights three investments that are helping to reduce water waster, develop autism friendly schools and boost energy conservation

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Welsby joins as deputy CEO

Eric Welsby is the latest recruit at EQ

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Job Opportunities

We are looking for staff in a number of roles. The number one requirement is a commitment to excellence.

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EQ technical consultant wins IFP Paraplanner of the Year

Daniel Atkinson has just won the prestigious Institute of Financial Planning 2014 Paraplanner of the Year award.

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