First Allied’s Surprise Sale to Real-Estate Group Creates ‘Whole New Dynamic’ for BDs
Flush with cash, more conglomerates that sell REITs could follow in Realty Capital’s footsteps—perhaps spawning conflicts of interest, Jonathan Henschen says.
IBD First Allied Taps TDAI’s Whitworth as Strategist for Business Consulting
The IBD First Allied Securities has hired Richard Whitworth of TDAI's practice management unit to be managing director of its Business Consulting Group.
FSI Sees Record Attendance for Its OneVoice 2013 Conference
The independent broker-dealer association reports more than 740 registrations--including 352 BD execs--for its gathering Monday through Wednesday in San Diego.
Slow and Steady Wins the Reg
In 2013, FSI’s main priorities will be engaging politicians on relevant regulations and legislation, like the DOL's fiduciary rule, BDs’ independent contractor status as well as certain provisions of Dodd-Frank.
FSI Adds to Board, ‘Strengthens Focus’ on Small Broker-Dealers
The cavalry is coming. Advocacy organization announces three new members to its board and a renewed commitment to small and mid-size broker-dealers.
Private Equity Firm Buys Indy BD First Allied
Independent broker-dealer First Allied announced that it has joined in an acquisition deal with private equity firm Lovell Minnick Partners, allowing the BD and Lovell to buy First Allied from parent Advanced Equities.
First Allied Taps Ex-LPL Financial Vice President
First Allied Securities, based in San Diego, says it has hired Matt McGinness to lead its advisory consulting services.
First Allied Taps Ex-LPL Financial VP
With 1,030 advisors, First Allied hires Matt McGinness to help boost results for its fee-based platform.
Commissioner Roel Campos of the Securities and Exchange Commission announced August 9 that he intends to leave the Commission in a month's time to return...
First Allied Securities Gains New President
Keith Gregg has been named president and co-CEO of independent broker/dealer First Allied Securities effective August 20, sharing the co-CEO role with Adam Antoniades, president of First Allied's parent, Advanced Eqities Financial Corp.