Wilton Group subsidiary faces winding up petition in Britain

Tony Flanagan, Irish chief executive of the British pension management firm, has also had to contend with regulatory issues at Hartley Pensions, which has been placed in administration

Tony Flanagan, chief executive of the Wilton Group: Wilton is contesting the petition to wind up a subsidiary of the firm. Picture: Jewell Photography

A subsidiary of the Wilton Group, a pension management firm run by Irishman Tony Flanagan, is facing a winding up petition in Britain, court documents show.

The petition has been taken by a number of unpaid creditors who claim that they are owed “significant monies” by Wilton UK Group Limited, which is part of Flanagan’s wider pensions and investment group.

The petitioners are Colm John O’Sullivan, an Irish financial broker, and another company called Most ...