To Serve and Protect: The 2012 Broker-Dealers of the Year
The winners of Investment Advisor's 22nd annual Broker-Dealers of the Year share the best practices that got them to the top.
Special Report: The 2012 IA 25
Throughout the rest of April and May, we’ll be publishing extended versions of each profile, including exclusive interviews, on AdvisorOne.
New Hire Roundup: Hedge Fund Association Announces Officers; Carlyle Names Board
This week in new hires, Hedge Fund Association announced newly elected officers; Carlyle Group named new board members; Altegris welcomed Amy Bennett; Sanjay Puri joined Zephyr Associates.
New Hire Roundup: Mitchell Goes to Leuthold; Hoffman Joins Franklin Square
This week in new hires, the Leuthold Group named Ben Mitchell managing director; Robert Hoffman joined Franklin Square; Hilary Fiorella was welcomed at Fiserv and Keith Johnson joined Curian Capital.
New Hire Roundup: Prudential’s King Named SVIA Chair; Cambridge Promotions
This week in new hires, James King of Prudential Retirements Stable Value Markets Group was elected as SVIA chairman of the board, and Cambridge announced several internal promotions.
Royal Alliance Top Producer Blasts Joint Conference, Says AIG Lacks Vision
Royal's Meg Green says the AIG-owned Advisor Group is facing dissension within the ranks over plans to hold a joint conference in 2012 for its three broker-dealers.
Catching Up With ... Jeff Auld
Talk about trial by fire; Jeff Auld left Berthel Fisher Financial Services to head what was then AIG Financial Advisors in July 2008.
SagePoint Financial’s Jeff Auld on Crisis Management, BD Recruiting and Social Media Marketing
He’s learned from AIG’s troubled past, and is looking forward to the SagePoint’s future.
AIG's Roth Says More Small Firms to ‘Throw in the Towel’: The Weekend Interview
AIG Advisor Group President and CEO Larry Roth sees growth at FSC, Royal Alliance and SagePoint as consolidation in the independent broker-dealer space continues
Now Is the Time to Change Firms
While broker-dealers report that 2010 has been a slow year for bringing in new advisors, especially after two booming years for recruitment, now may be the time for advisors who are considering making a move to act.