Advisor M&A Maintains Record Pace in First Half: DeVoe
The average size of firms involved in M&A increased sharply as banks and PE firms emerged as buyers.
6 Keys to Effective Selling for Independent Advisors
Breakaway brokers know how to sell, and once you’re over your misguided aversion to “sales,” you can, too.
Why the Broker Recruiting Protocol Is Here to Stay
Firms that stick with the protocol serve the best interests of their clients — and their advisors.
Recruiting Roundup: UBS, Others Nab More Credit Suisse Reps
Meanwhile, Raymond James recruited a group of breakaway brokers and several Wells Fargo FAs.
Recruiting Roundup: UBS Adds $2B Advisors as Merrill Picks Up $1B Reps
Meanwhile, Morgan Stanley and Raymond James share their recruiting news, and a group breaks away to work with Dynasty.
Ex-Morgan Broker Loses Fight With FINRA Over ‘Forgivable’ Notes
Breakaway broker Nick Ragone, who claims “FINRA colludes with firms,” is livid over a ruling on $400,000 in bonus promissory notes.
Wells Fargo, Raymond James Add Reps From UBS, Merrill & Morgan Stanley
A veteran female team goes independent in Utah.
TD Ameritrade Tops Estimates, Cites ‘Breakaway Brokers’ as a Factor
CEO Fred Tomczyk is upbeat on the attractiveness of the firm’s institutional platform and its sales pipeline.
Morgan Stanley, Raymond James Recruit Big Teams From Rivals
In addition, Cetera Advisors says it is now providing services to a large group that advises pro athletes.
Schwab-Morgan Broker Battle Is ‘Tricky’: Expert
FINRA has wrapped up its ruling, but arguments over who owns client information when advisors switch firms continue.