Edward Hagger joins former colleagues at Raymond James, London CityPoint

Raymond James is today announcing the appointment of Edward Hagger as an Investment Manager at Raymond James, CityPoint. Edward is being reunited with former colleagues at the branch, including Harry Burnham, Jonathan Mack, Luke Brampton and James Brooks, all of whom he previously worked with at Brewin Dolphin and JM Finn.

As an Investment Manager, Edward will be responsible for running his own book of clients and assisting his colleagues in growing the business. 

After graduating from the University of Oxford, Edward joined stockbrokers Montagu Loebl Stanley & Co in 1985, gaining experience in discretionary portfolio management. He then moved onto the high-net-worth desk following the company’s acquisition by Robert Fleming & Co. 

Following two years of further academic study at the University of Cambridge, Edward joined Wise Speke in 1996, which was subsequently acquired by Brewin Dolphin, where, he was a divisional director from 1998. Edward joined JM Finn in March 2016 to manage portfolios for private clients, trusts, charities and self-invested personal pensions (SIPPs).

Raymond James, CityPoint is based in Moorgate and specialises in running client portfolios for high-net-worth individuals around the U.K., directly and through close relationships with IFAs. 

On joining Raymond James, Edward says: “I am joining Raymond James because the structure of the company is perfectly designed to enable us to be properly client focused in a friendly and like-minded working environment. I look forward to working alongside trusted colleagues and friends to seek out the best investment opportunities for our clients.”

Harry Burnham, Branch Principal and Investment Manager at Raymond James, CityPoint, said: “Edward and I have worked alongside each other for over 20 years, so I am delighted that he has joined our growing team here at Raymond James, CityPoint. His depth of experience will be a tremendous addition and is part of our expansion programme.”

On Edward’s appointment, Anthony Scott, Head of Business Development at Raymond James, comments: “It’s great to see the Raymond James, CityPoint branch welcome such a familiar and experienced face into their team. Edward’s expertise and client focus will be a fantastic asset to the branch and help them to continue to grow at pace in 2022.”

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