Chris Budd

The Last Shilling

Mollie Petrie, a client of leading Bristol financial planners Ovation Finance Ltd, is 94 years old. She enjoyed a highly successful career as an international singing coach and garnered an international reputation sufficient to allow her the freedom of Covent Garden Opera House.

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Chris Budd

Ovation Finance Ltd – Fifteen Years Young

Ovation first opened its doors to clients in January 2000, making 2015 our 15 year anniversary.

But the year 2000 wasn’t remarkable only for seeing the birth of Ovation! It started with relief that computers all over the world didn’t all shut down, with predictions of aeroplanes falling from sky proving unfounded.

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Who Will Buy My Wonderful Business? – Part 1

I recently enjoyed a lunch with an old friend of Ovation, Bob Hollis. Bob has been in the game of buying and selling businesses for many years now. Generally he acts on behalf of the buyer.  Two particular aspects of our conversation are worth repeating. First, numbers.  Bob gets sent around 15 businesses a day … Continued

Blog: COVID-19 Update

The Ovation Team is staying safe and working from home, we are still fully operational and can answer calls, emails and continue with video meetings – we are committed to delivering the same high-quality service you would usually expect from us.

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July 31, 2020

Episode 64 – The Financial Wellbeing Junkie

The guys are back and may have found the secret meaning of life in this episode! They take a look at two key theories of wellbeing – Set Point Happiness and the Hedonic Treadmill – what really makes us happy and can we increase our wellbeing? There is the classic #TightAssTommo and the NEW Bages’ … Continued

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