RIA Rolls Out Uber-Like App
The mobile financial planning tool is intended to help clients 24/7 — an anti-robo-advisor of sorts.
LPL Financial Promotes Compliance Chief to Managing Director
Sharyn Handlesman has been with the indie BD, which had regulatory charges of $36 million last year, since 2010.
LPL Adds 2 Execs to Fortigent in Reshuffle
Tim Knepp and Matthew Peterson come on board to boost the indie broker-dealer’s high-net-worth platform.
Moore to Leave LPL; Arnold Replacing Him as President
Robert Moore is leaving LPL to become CEO of Legal & General Investment Management America, an RIA specializing in fixed income.
Raymond James Adds 6 From LPL; Wells Fargo Grabs 5 From Morgan Stanley
Meanwhile, Merrill Lynch recruits a UBS team as wirehouse retention deals expire.
LPL Defends $9M Fortigent Restructuring
The reorganization, whose cost includes $4.5 million in severance packages, will bring "innovation and efficiency" to LPL's HNW offerings, an executive said.
LPL Beats Q4 Estimates, Tops 14,000 Reps
Earnings improved 9% on strong asset growth and RIA-related results, as well as lower compensation costs.
Raymond James Nabs $2.6M Ex-RBC Team
In addition, a former Merrill Lynch rep affiliates with LPL Financial, and Baird adds an ex-UBS team.
‘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.