About Us

Whether you are buying your first flat, getting married, having children, investing in a holiday home or planning your retirement, SPF can make it happen. We help clients achieve their goals by providing the right advice, funding, wealth management and insurance.

 

Our History

SPF Private Clients was formed in 2011 following a management buyout and rebranding of Savills Private Finance, the financial services arm of Savills plc. Savills Private Finance was launched in 1997, rapidly growing into one of the market leaders in UK financial services.

1997

Savills Private Finance (SPF) was established as the financial services arm of Savills plc, the global real estate services provider, to advise the top end of the property market.

1998

SPF starts to diversify its offering by launching wealth management and commercial finance divisions staffed by specialists in their respective fields.

1999

Further expansion as the general insurance division launches to cover everything from houses and their contents to high-value motor, fine arts and jewellery and marine and aviation.

2004

Agricultural and international departments are established as SPF extends its reach to farms and estates, as well as overseas property purchasing.

2006

Channel Islands business launches following the acquisition of Guernsey-based business Goldridge de Beauvoir. SPF’s 50,000th transaction completes.

2011

Majority interest in Savills Private Finance is sold to management and the business is rebranded as SPF Private Clients.

2012

SPF Short Term Finance launches, specialising in the best secured property finance in the market, including bridging, development and refurbishment finance as well as auction finance.

2016

New Homes division launches, arranging mortgages for clients purchasing high value new-build homes, from first-time buyers using a Government-sponsored scheme to investors with large property portfolios.

Values

SPF is dedicated to treating customers fairly. As part of this, we have established a statement of values for clients, business partners and employees. SPF aims to mortgage and insure any property, anywhere. We also arrange cover to protect you and your family against any unforeseen circumstances. While we strive to help all applicants, our advisers are not compelled to assist with every transaction and fully appreciate that they are responsible for their own actions.

Relations with our clients
and business partners

We act openly and fairly


We exercise the utmost care and professionalism


We are transparent in everything we do


We look for longevity in all our professional relationships


Relations with our Employees

We communicate openly and effectively with staff


We provide a career path, looking to promote from within, where possible


We make SPF a fun and enjoyable place to work


We treat people as individuals and with respect