Nov 29 (Reuters) - Brewin Dolphin Holdings Plc ::FY PRETAX PROFIT FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS ROSE 15 PERCENT TO 57.6 MILLION STG.FY ADJUSTED PRETAX PROFIT FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS ROSE 14.8 PERCENT TO 70 MILLION STG.SAYS TOTAL FUNDS OF £40.1BN, AN INCREASE OF 13.3%.SAYS DISCRETIONARY FUNDS OF £33.8BN, AN INCREASE OF 17.4%.SAYS RECORD NET DISCRETIONARY FUNDS INFLOWS, INCLUDING TRANSFERS, OF £2.3BN.SAYS TOTAL INCOME FOR PERIOD OF £304.5M (FY 2016: £282.4M).SAYS CORE FEE INCOME OF £207.9M (FY 2016: £179.7M), INCREASED BY 15.7%.SAYS STATUTORY PROFIT BEFORE TAX OF £57.6M, 15.0% HIGHER THAN FY 2016.SAYS FULL YEAR DIVIDEND INCREASE OF 15.4% TO 15.0P (2016:13.0P), FINAL DIVIDEND OF 10.75P PER SHARE.CEO SAYS RATE OF CHANGE IN OUR MARKET ENVIRONMENT IS ACCELERATING, DRIVEN BY CHANGING CLIENT NEEDS, FINANCIAL REGULATION, GOVERNMENT POLICY.
Brewin Dolphin Holdings Plc : H1 pretax profit fell 42.2 percent to 21.5 million pounds . H1 adjusted pretax profit 28.4 million pounds versus 32.4 million pounds year ago . Total funds 32.8 billion pounds, up 2.5 percent (fy 2015: 32 billion pounds . Discretionary funds at 25.9 billion pounds, up 4.4 percent (fy 2015: 24.8 billion) . Total net discretionary funds inflows, excluding transfers, were 0.4 billion representing an annualised growth rate of 3.2 percent (h1 2015: 4.2 percent . Other income declined by 39.7 percent to 11.1 million pounds (h1 2015: 18.4 million pounds) . Group is in hiring mode and focused on a balance of direct and intermediary-led growth to increase discretionary funds by a third over next five years. . Now manages £25.9 billion on a discretionary basis . Begun to actively expand client-facing resources by hiring investment managers and financial planners .Interim dividend 3.85 pence per share.