Focus Financial to Sell Big Stakes to KKR, Stone Point
The RIA aggregator says it now has some 45 partner firms and is valued at $2 billion.
Raymond James’ Semi-Indie Channel Grabs $700M Team From Wells Fargo
A team of four advisors leaves Wells’ Profit-Formula Group to join Advisor Select in Huntsville, Alabama.
Set Up to Fail: Bosses Create Problem Employees More Often Than You Think
I can’t tell you how many times an owner-advisor client has come to me about an employee who is “not working out.”
HighTower to Buy $6.4B RIA Aggregator WealthTrust
The larger advisor rollup firm says it added a $75 million credit facility to fund its largest deal to date.
Merrill Lynch Adds Duo From Wells Fargo Private Bank: Recruiting Roundup
Meanwhile, the $600 million investment arm of Prosperity Bank affiliates with Raymond James Institutions unit.
Trump Nominates Regulatory Chief
Neomi Rao, law professor at George Mason University, has been nominated to head OMB's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
Chief of Staff of Ex-SEC Head White Rejoins Shearman & Sterling
Nallengara joins firm’s capital markets and corporate governance practices in New York.
Focus Financial Nabs $2.7B RIA; Raymond James Adds Wirehouse Rep: Recruiting Roundup
Meanwhile, U.S. Trust hires a philanthropic sales director and S2K brings on a due diligence executive.
CFP Board Launches Campaign to Attract Younger, More Diverse Advisors
The "I am a CFP Pro" campaign is intended to expand the advisor workforce to better reflect the population it serves.
eMoney to Set Up Shop in Rhode Island
EMoney Advisor is expected to bring 100 new jobs to the state by 2020.