About us

1970 – EBS launched in December 1970 as one of the first companies to offer small self-administered schemes (SSASs).
1979 – EBS’s oldest SSAS, which is still in existence, was established in June 1976.
2000 – EBS also expanded the business by establishing self-invested personal pensions (SIPPs) in March 2000.
2017 – EBS became part of the Embark Group in May 2017.
2018 – In October EBS acquired Liberty SIPP via asset purchase.

EBS’s vital statistics

  • Formed: 1970
  • AuA: c£6.8bn
  • Clients: c32,000
  • Location: London and Bolton
  • Capital adequacy ratio: we maintain at least 125% at all times and currently significantly higher

Figures correct as of October 2018.

The Embark Group’s vital statistics

  • Employs c500 people
  • Eight businesses located in six offices
  • c£15bn assets under administration
  • c140,000 consumer clients
  • Majority of our subsidiaries have an AKG rating of B (strong)
  • We have won 14 major industry awards over the last 10 years
  • 100% privately owned
  • £ multi-million year-on-year capital investment
  • Committed to professional excellence across our people
  • Blue chip management and non-executive team
  • £15m Professional Indemnity (PI) cover

Figures correct as of January 2019.