‘RIA-ization’ Transforming Advisor Industry
Advisors have lots to consider when using a corporate RIA or starting their own, says a panel at FSI OneVoice 2015.
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.
Invest in Others Is Now Taking Advisor Award Nominations
Invest in Others will take names through April 15, and the nonprofit is expanding its work for and with FAs, chairman Bill Dwyer says.
Raymond James Picks Up $1.3M Rep From UBS
Also, Stratos Wealth added two advisors near Columbus, Ohio.
Raymond James Adds Ex-LPL Group in N.J.
Boutique wealth groups add teams in Arizona and Iowa.
Focus Adds $1.4B RIA in Chicago Area
Meanwhile, Securities America recruits three FAs, one from Wells Fargo and another from LPL Financial.
2 Hybrid RIAs Add Wirehouse Reps in California
Plus, Lebenthal Wealth Advisors opens branch in North Dakota energy boomtown.
Schorsch’s Own Cetera Halts Cole REIT Sales
ARCP accounting scandal "has tarnished the entire Schorsch brand," consultant Mark Elzweig says, and Cetera parent RCAP is trying to limit the damage.
Ameriprise Adds $165M Rep From LPL
CEO Jim Cracchiolo is upbeat on advisor recruiting, retention, marketing and asset growth.
LPL Q3 Earnings Meet Lowered Estimates as Profits Fall 12%
Average production per advisor drops from Q2, but assets tied to RIA relationships strengthen.