$3B Team Joins Wave of Reps Saying No to Stifel
The five advisors, who are going independent with Dynasty, are the latest to leave Barclays since Stifel said it would acquire the firm's wealth unit.
Breaking Away—When the Wirehouse Wants You to Stay
Independence-minded advisors encounter significant incentives and obstacles oriented toward keeping them and client assets in-house.
Eaton Vance to Help BDs Cover Tech Costs of Its New Active ETFs
In an unusual arrangement, the firm will compensate broker-dealers for some technology costs related to sales of NextShares ETFs.
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.
Merrill Signs Ex-NFL Player to Head San Francisco Complex
Willie Thomas, a former Seattle Seahawk, has 20-plus years in the business and will lead nearly 200 reps.
Schorsch Unit Draws State Regulator's Scrutiny
Massachusetts regulators are investigating Realty Capital Securities, a spokesperson said in early November.
Schwab, Fidelity Stop Sales of Schorsch-Led Nontraded REITs
The custodial firms join a growing number of broker-dealers abandoning American Realty Capital and Cole products after an accounting scandal.
Schorsch Unit Draws State Regulator’s Scrutiny
Massachusetts’ William Galvin begins investigation of Realty Capital Securities’ nontraded REIT sales.
Schorsch’s Own Cetera Halts Cole REIT Sales
ARCP accounting scandal "has tarnished the entire Schorsch brand," consultant Mark Elzweig says, and Cetera parent RCAP is trying to limit the damage.
RCAP's Crowdfunding Site: A Smart Move?
RCS Capital (RCAP) introduced a platform in September called We Are Crowdfunding that lets accredited investors and others buy public and private offerings online by pooling their resources.