Focus Financial Strikes 6 Merger Deals for Partners
One advisor acquisition came about through a discussion about succession planning, an executive says.
Focus, Dynasty Add Teams; Morgan Stanley Grabs 4 FAs With $660M
Boutique firms continue to attract registered reps, including some from the wirehouse firms.
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.
Breakaway Brokers Move to Focus, Raymond James, Others
In addition to ex-wirehouse advisors, independent broker-dealers, RIAs and wealth management firms are expanding with "tuck-in" deals.
Independence Still Looks Good, Though Few Take the Plunge
A survey of some 2,500 traditional employee advisors found that more than 70% are considering a move to independence, says Diamond Consultants, a recruiting and consulting firm.
Most Advisors Want Independence, but Few Make Jump, Survey Says
Short-term financial goals keep many advisors in their traditional channels, according to the recruiter Mindy Diamond.
Hitting the Milestones
By Rajini Kodialam and Rudy Adolf n life, milestone events--a marriage, the birth of a child, a round-numbered birthday--prompt us to pause and take stock. We...