Investment managers and consultants Jonathan Hourigan and Martin Wooller have formed HW Advisory Limited (‘HWA’) to offer outsourced investment services. The two, who have previously worked together at both Rothschilds and Thomas Cook, provide specialist, independent asset and liability management and other strategic consulting and advisory services to small and medium size companies. HWA will offer its services on flexible, short- or long-term contracts and will, for example, provide asset and liability management advice to companies who do not have, or who are outsourcing, their investment management or Treasury functions.
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