The Secret Sauce of Successful Firms
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Focus Financial Strikes 6 Merger Deals for Partners
One advisor acquisition came about through a discussion about succession planning, an executive says.
FINRA’s ‘Total Warfare’ Against Brokers in Arbitration
Breakaway brokers and pros across the financial industry cite biased panelists, missing hearing records and a 93% win rate for brokerages.
Raymond James Grabs $4.2M Advisors; Morgan Stanley Adds $4.5M Teams
Focus Financial and Advisor Center also share the names of independent advisors they've helped switch affiliation.
Focus Financial to Get $216M Boost From Centerbridge
The new investment is the latest in a series of private equity moves impacting the wealth management industry.
Focus Financial Partner Firms Complete Strategic Deals
Focus Financial Partners announced Tuesday that four of its partner firms have completed strategic transactions in the last 60 days, either closing on important sub-acquisitions or recruiting well-respected new professionals to their firms.
New Hire Roundup: James Hanna Joins Genworth; Morningstar CFO Departs
This week in new hires, Genworth hires a new CTO; Morningstar announced changes in its senior management; and FSI hired Kathryn Anderson and added 500 new advisor members.
Large RIAs Buckingham and Founders to Merge
Call it a rollup, merger, whatever you like, but consolidation in the RIA space continues.
New Hire Roundup: Dowling & Yahnke Advance 4; Key Private Bank Launches Delaware Trust
Among the hiring action this week: Dowling & Yahnke announced four promotions; Key Private Bank launched a Delaware trust company; Patrick Goshtigian joined EP Wealth Advisors; Jane Bachmann and Eugene Miller went to Citi Private Bank.
As a registered investment advisor (RIA), you are in the business of serving your clients' financial needs--and it's no exaggeration to say that the quality...