Sales surge – Savills lifted by changes to stamp duty

16 January 2015

Financial Times (UK Companies)

Savills, the property agent, has upgraded 2014 profit expectations after changes in UK stamp duty helped drive business at the end of the year. The completion of a number of sizeable transactions in UK and European commercial markets and a robust performance in its investment management business also contributed to ‘profits significantly exceeding previous forecast for the month.’

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