Stockbroker Christows has recruited a six-strong team from Brewin Dolphin for its new office in Birmingham.
Mark Northover has joined Christows as an investment director and together with investment manager Simon Long will be managing Christows' two new portfolio services - inheritance tax reliefand enterprise investment scheme.
Martin Lord has joined Christows as an investment director. He is responsible for the management of a wide range of discretionary private client portfolios. He will be working closely with fellow director, Ian Moseley and Nicholas Jones, associate director.
Adrian Quin joins Christows as a director in charge of business development and will be working with professional intermediaries to develop and promote investment management services and tax efficient strategies for their clients.
The four directors, Martin Lord, Adrian Quin, Mark Northover and Ian Moseley have worked together since 1989.
Robin O'Grady, director of sales and marketing at Christows, said: "Recruiting the team from Brewin Dolphin is a real coup for Christows. "This team has an established reputation with both intermediaries and clients alike and I am delighted that such highly regarded individuals will be heading up our new Birmingham office."
"These appointments will mean that we can further develop our relationships with the professional adviser community in the Midlands and the North."