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Family Office
A private company that manages money and investments for wealthy families.

FCA (previously FSA) Financial Conduct Authority
The conduct regulator for all of the financial services firms and financial markets in the UK, ensuring that the markets are honest, fair and effective so that consumers get a fair deal.

Finance Institution
A company that provides financial services e.g. a bank, investment management company.

Non-profit organization that provides money and support to further charitable activities or to organizations that provide an impact e.g. social enterprises.