History of Investec Wealth & Investment
Heritage closely linked to the development of the UK’s financial sector.
Our history timeline
Sheppards Scott Pelly was founded.
Williams de Broë was founded by Emile d'Eichthal.
Sheppards & Co formed. Henry Rensburg, originally from the Netherlands went into business in Liverpool as a stockbroker, later forming Rensburg & Co, which became a member of the Liverpool Stock Exchange.
Investec Group acquires Carr Sheppards.
After numerous mergers that led to the creating of Henderson Crosthwaite Ltd, Investec acquires Henderson Crosthwaite and combines it with Carr Sheppards to form Carr Sheppards Crosthwaite Ltd. This is an amalgamation of three of the oldest names on the London Stock Exchange.
Williams de Broë moves from the Alternative Investment Market to the full list.
Rensburg & Co and Carr Sheppards Crosthwaite merge to form Rensburg Sheppards Investment Management Ltd, with Investec plc owning 47% of the newly merged company. Evolution Group acquites Williams do Broë plc and merges with Christows.
Investec buys the remaining shares of Rensburg Sheppards.
Rensburg Sheppards becomes Investec Wealth & Investment. Investec acquires Evolution plc, including Williams de Broë.
Williams de Broë becomes part of Investec Wealth & Investment.