Cetera, LPL, Ladenburg Losing Appetite for M&A, Their Execs Say
After long acquisition sprees in recent years, execs from Ladenburg, LPL and Cetera express little interest in more BD deals at FSI OneVoice.
FSI Chair Blasts White House Fiduciary Memo as ‘Offensive’
FSI Chairman and Cetera President Antoniades says the memo's "ignorance" is "frankly offensive"; FSI also says it’s fighting FINRA's CARDS plan.
Rove, Gibbs: How Advisors Can Distance Themselves From Wall St.
The storied political spinsters offer some imaging advice at FSI — both for advisors and for presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.
FSI Taps Cetera, First Allied Exec as Vice Chairman
Adam Antoniades takes on a new role at FSI, while Richard Lampen of Ladenburg Thalmann gets a new title as well.
Romney or Obama? LPL and FSI Polls Disagree
As the presidential race heats up with Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate, polls from FSI and LPL have reached vastly different conclusions about who will win.
LPL Grabs Russo’s Advantage Financial, $2 Billion in Assets From NPC
Russo described the move of 63 advisors to LPL from NPC as a process that Advantage Financial undertook as it created a philosophy reflecting “the strong currents that are sweeping through the industry.”
Ladenburg Joins FSI, Adding 2,700 Members to Lobby Group
FSI's membership now includes advisors from all three of Ladenburg’s indie BD subsidiaries, including Securities America, Triad Advisors and Investacorp.
FSI Elects 2012 Board; Joe Russo Is First-Ever Advisor Named Chair
Joe Russo is the first advisor ever elected chair of the independent BD organization. Larry Roth was elected vice-chair of FSI, and there are now four advisors on the 2012 board.
FSI Sharply Hikes BD Members’ Dues to Boost Lobbying Efforts
The FSI said that its board of directors voted unanimously to expand its reach on Capitol Hill and in the states and that a boost in its BD members’ dues will help the lobbying group.
Investors Capital Matching Advisors' FSI Contributions
The broker-dealer's advisors have just pledged some $25,000 to the advocacy group, with matching contributions from Investors Capital CEO Tim Murphy and advisor Don Ingram.