Vartan Ravenscroft

About Us Overview

About Us

Vartan Ravenscroft (formerly Vartan & Son) is an investment services company based in Peterborough for both private and institutional clients.

Vartan Ravenscroft is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, is a member of the London Stock Exchange and the Personal Investment Management and Financial Advice Association (PIMFA), formerly WMA. The company is also an affiliate corporate supporter of CISI.

Vartan Ravenscroft is delighted to act as fund sponsor for the IFSL Ravenscroft Huntress Balanced Fund and the IFSL Ravenscroft Huntress Global Blue Chip Fund. For more information please visit the IFSL website.

Vartan Ravenscroft are Principal to two Appointed Representatives being Ravenscroft Limited and Ravenscroft Investment Management Limited. Both Appointed Representatives are based in Guernsey.

What We Do

We manage portfolios on a discretionary basis and offer a traditional dealing with advice service. We manage funds for a wide range of clients including: private individuals, pension funds, charities, companies, city livery companies, ecclesiastical funds and educational funds.

Our investment strategy is formulated at the highest level and the portfolio is personalised to the clients’ own unique needs. The firm believes in 'hands-on' management, close communication with our clients, charges that are not excessive and in employing a team of portfolio managers that have high standards of ethics and work closely as a team to ensure that our customer receives the best possible service. This formula continues to be extremely successful.

Our History

Vartan and Son (now Vartan Ravenscroft) was founded in Peterborough by Andrew Vartan and his father in October 1993. The company name was then changed to A Vartan Limited in July 2014.

In March 2015 following the completion of an acquisition, Ravenscroft Limited, an independent stockbroking and investment management firm based in the Channel Island purchased a 75% share of A Vartan Limited, following which the company re-branded to Vartan Ravenscroft. Vartan Ravenscroft now employs 14 people in Peterborough and has circa £360m of Assets Under Administration.

Ravenscroft Limited provides a range of investment solutions to meet clients' objectives; execution only trading, advisory investment, segregated and pooled investment management, market making, cash management, precious metals and corporate finance services. Ravenscroft employs more than 100 people across Guernsey and Jersey and has over £6.5bn of assets under administration for both private and institutional clients, mainly based in the Channel Islands. 

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