WSC Group joins CountPlus and Count Financial

CountPlus has announced a 32.75% investment in WSC Group, a financial services and advice practice with offices around Australia.

As part of the transaction, the financial advice business of WSC Group, WSC Group (Aust) – Private Wealth Pty Ltd, will be authorised by Count Financial, adding an additional three Authorised Representatives to the CountPlus-owned licensee.

So far in 2022, Count Financial has appointed 51 new advisers, as the licensee continues to focus on strategic growth.

David Shaw, Managing Director at WSC Group, welcomed the investment and the benefits it will bring to their clients.

“We have long been familiar with the CountPlus model and the mutual benefits it can bring to both businesses. We are delighted that we can now access a range of resources and expertise within the CountPlus network. This will ensure we can continue giving our clients a tremendous experience and open up new opportunities to grow our business.”

Hugh Humphrey, Chief Executive Officer at CountPlus, said the investment would create positive growth outcomes for WSC Group, CountPlus and Count Financial.

“We are delighted to be investing in a quality financial services business like WSC Group, which has a strong reputation for being client-focused with expertise in accounting and financial advice services. We believe we can support their growth ambitions through our resources, scale and the full-service licensee offer provided by Count Financial.”

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