Why Won’t Advisors Sell?
Securities America’s Roger Verboon relates what he sees on the front lines of advisor M&A: emotional hurdles for sellers, financial for buyers.
Top Portfolio Products: Direxion Rolls Out Leveraged Bear, Bull ETFs
Other new products include a dividend-focused trust from Hennion & Walsh and a Wharton GC hedge fund.
Top Portfolio Products: Euronext, PowerShares Announce Index-Based Portfolio
Other new products include a muni bond ETF from Market Vectors and a variable annuity offering access to alternative investments from Guardian Life.
Top Portfolio Products: Van Eck to Subadvise Market Vectors’ China A-Share ETF
Also new this week are two funds from Thornburg Asset Management, four funds from American Independence and a new AICPA tax calculator.
WIFS' New President on a Mission to Recruit More Female Advisors
Angelia Shay says more women would stay in financial services if they were better prepared to cope with early-career realities.
New Hire Roundup: FSI Names Valerie Brown, Others to Key Posts
Execs of Cetera, Raymond James, Cambridge and First Allied will take key roles at FSI. Meanwhile, a Vanguard fund manager resigns.
New Hire Roundup: Marvin Davis Goes to Edelman Financial Services
Also this week, Michele Buck was elected to the board at New York Life, and Lisa Parry Howard and Kathleen Parsons joined New York Private Trust Co.
New Hire Roundup: FPA Welcomes David Brand Back to the Fold
Also this week, Securities America names a director of practice succession and acquisition and a new member for its recruiting team, while an SEC litigator joins WIlmerHale.
New Hire Roundup: IMCA Announces 2014 Board
Also this week, Celine Colgan joined the Presidio Group, Girard Securities welcomed David Bombart and National Planning Corp. promoted Scott Montgomery.
New Hire Roundup: Dana McLaughlin Joins Beirne Wealth Consulting
This week in new hires, CLA Wealth Advisors added George Hostal, and Hartford Funds brought in Shaun McDonald and Dylan White.