Not All 90% Payouts Are Created Equal
While the payouts of prospective independent firms may appear similar, there can be a wide income disparity between advisors.
Recruiting Scene: Wirehouses Lose a Few, Win a Few
Focus adds a breakaway group, Raymond James picks up a trio, and Morgan Stanley nabs a high-net-worth team.
$700M Morgan Stanley Team Moves to Raymond James Indie Group
Steward Partners opens a new office in Florida with six breakaway brokers that have nearly $6 million in annual fees and commissions.
Acquired RIAs Have Become Acquirers: Dave DeVoe
M&A expert says it was a "breakout year" for sub-acquisitions amid record dealmaking among RIAs.
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.