Banks Gobbling Up RIAs as Consolidator Field Shrinks: DeVoe
The number of deals is up in the first half of 2017, but the average asset level of the M&As makes a steep decline.
Echelon Rolls Out RIA Valuation Business
As the DOL fiduciary rule begins, more firms will be making adjustments to products, which is likely to affect their valuations, according to Dan Seivert.
Focus Financial to Add $16.5B RIA
SCS Financial and its RIA have more than 80 team members and key offices in New York and Boston.
Who Were the Best Robo-Advisors in Q1?
The first quarter of 2017 was good to robo-advisors, but several firms stood out for top performance across investment categories.
Arkadios Capital Nabs $1.8B Triad RIA, LPL Grabs $420 Merrill Team
Meanwhile, Kovack Securities buys broker-dealer with $200 million and seven advisors.
Dynasty Rolls Out New Funding Plan for RIAs
Called revenue participation notes, the liquidity options lets advisors raise funds without selling their practices.
Focus Financial Adds $2B RIA in Silicon Valley
Bordeaux Wealth Advisors comes on board to boost its growth in the West in partnership with the RIA rollup firm.
Nationwide completes Jefferson National acquisition
The addition of Jefferson National’s 4,000 RIAs and fee-based advisors makes 'for a perfect complement' to the insurance carrier’s distribution force.
California Regulators Check 1% of BDs, Investment Advisor Firms: Report
Less than 270 exams took place in the 2015-16 fiscal year, according to the state's Department of Business Oversight.
Fidelity RIA Chief to Be HD Vest CEO
Bob Oros is leaving the clearing and custody post to lead the group of 4,500 indie advisors.