Number of RIA Deals Could Reach Triple Digits in 2017: Schwab
The 2017 transaction volume is keeping pace with the 2016 total of 94 deals.
Raymond James, RBC Add Advisors, Exec From Wells Fargo: Recruiting Roundup
Wells Fargo Advisors says it lost over 3% of its FAs over the past 12 months and 1% in the last quarter.
Tech Planning Timeline for Your Breakaway RIA
Choosing the wrong technology is disastrous for a new firm and costly to fix, so get it right the first time.
Dynasty Nabs $1B Breakaway Team From Merrill: Recruiting Roundup
Meanwhile, UBS brings on two teams with a total of $975 million in assets from Merrill's Thundering Herd.
$2.5M Wells Fargo Team Goes Indie With Raymond James
The group has $500 million in assets; it includes twin brothers, Scott and Gregg Powers, who have worked together since 1992.
Will AdvisorBid Become the ‘Facebook’ of Wealth Management?
The online marketplace has 1,300 active advisors with profiles.
From ‘Pedestrian’ to Personal: Giving Clients What Wirehouses Can’t
Cardan Capital, founded in part by ex-lawyers, broke away from Merrill and now helps women going through life transitions.
VC Investment in Fintech Rises to $1.2 Billion in US: KPMG
Robo-advisory, artificial intelligence and data analytics look to be “hot investment areas” next quarter, KPMG said.
‘No Evidence’ DOL Rule Is Hurting Recruiting: Raymond James
Though Morgan Stanley says the fiduciary standard is slowing advisor movement, the independent advisor group begs to differ.
More Merrill Departures: Recruiting Roundup
Raymond James adds an employee team, and HighTower grabs a breakaway duo; Triad recruits a group from Commonwealth Financial.