Laven Partners Acquires CPA Audit LLP as it expands its compliance offering


Laven Partners, the best of class London based consultancy with hosting solutions, and RegTech, is pleased to announce the acquisition of CPA Audit LLP, a highly experienced, boutique London-based provider of compliance and regulatory consultancy services to the UK investment industry. The acquisition strengthens Laven’s service offering to institutional clients through the provision of an enhanced suite of compliance and regulatory services. The transaction was completed on the 31st January 2019. Senior Partner, Greg Pritchard, will assume the role of Chairman, with Partner John Bull taking on the role of Director at Laven.

Laven’s sophisticated and flexible technology platform uses RegTech solutions to deliver end-to-end compliance and regulatory solutions to institutional clients. This includes establishing and maintaining a robust compliance framework, to ongoing monitoring and project-based work around any new regulation. The acquisition of CPA strengthens Laven’s service offering to institutional clients, and extends it into the retail sector, as well as emerging sectors, such as payments, electronic money and other FinTech arenas.

Jerome Lussan, Laven’s Founder and CEO, said:

“The acquisition of CPA Audit signifies the next phase of Laven’s growth in the compliance market. The experienced team coming across brings a wealth of knowledge and will ensure Laven continues to deliver efficient solutions to a wider range of institutional asset managers. Laven’s consultancy services, combined with our hosting solutions with both MiFID and AIFM capabilities including in Luxembourg, and our leading RegTech solutions make us a unique provider in the market from which we continue to build a holistic compliance offering.”

Greg Pritchard, Senior Partner at CPA Audit, said:

“It’s exciting to be converging our clients with a like minded and equally professional consultancy that values the highest standard of client care and technical excellence. Without a doubt, Laven’s RegTech solution will be of great value to our clients and, by delivering a leading-edge solution, enhance their compliance experience. We are very much looking forward to working with the Laven team.”

Regulatory Hosting

Laven offers a UK regulatory hosting platform which provides clients with the opportunity to conduct regulated activities as an Appointed Representative (AR).


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