SIPPs: New restrictions on commercial property purchase in SIPPs?

iStock_000016457256_ExtraSmallSelf-Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPs) and commercial property purchase have gone hand in hand for many years, but at least one provider is imposing new limits. We look at whether this could signal the start of more restrictive rules and whether it buying a commercial property in a SIPP might be harder in months to come. SIPP commercial property purchase Need advice on your ...

SIPPs: Mattioli Woods in £1.3 million deal to buy Ashcourt Rowan

SIPPs Mattioli Woods in £1.3 million deal to buy Ashcourt RowanThe pace of consolidation in the SIPP market moved up a level this week, with the news that Mattioli Woods has agreed to buy rival SIPP provider, Ashcourt Rowan. Mattioli Woods announced this morning, that they have bought the SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) and SSAS (Small Self-Administered Scheme) business of Ashcourt Rowan for a reported £1.3 million. The deal will see Leicester based Mattioli Woods add an additional 600 SIPPs ...

Harlequin Property update: SFO investigates & SIPP providers admit to holding Harlequin investments

Update Harlequin 150pxThe last couple of months have been worrying ones for Harlequin Property investors, first came an alert to financial advisers by the FSA, then rumours of an investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), which appear to be true and it now seems that income payments to some investors have stopped. Since we last wrote about Harlequin Property on 4th March, which you can still read by clicking here, we’ve been contacted by a ...