In a Tech Merger, Don't Panic
The first quarter of 2015 was busy for technology companies that serve advisors, as many were acquired or sold a significant portion of their company.
Schwab’s Advisor Robo-Platform Offers 200 ETFs, 28 Asset Classes
Schwab Institutional Intelligent Portfolios requires 4% cash holdings in portfolios; mimics retail robo offering in minimums, auto tax-loss harvesting levels.
Financial Technology M&A Deals: Will Advisors Win or Lose?
TA Associates and NorthStar; Fidelity and eMoney; SS&C and Advent—the list goes on. Here's how advisors can assess these deals' implications.
Condi Rice, Joe Torre to Speak at Pershing Insite
Pershing also announces that it's updating all its major platforms.
2014 Tech Goal: Go Where Your Clients Are
Stuart DePina, Neal Ringquist and Doug Besso talk about the state of advisor technology and how tech tools can help RIAs thrive.
Genworth Sells Wealth Management Unit for $412.5M
Private equity firms Aquiline and Genstar to acquire GFWM and alternatives firm Altegris; management team, including CEO Gurinder Ahluwalia, to stay in place
TD Ameritrade Unveils 3 Critical Advisor Initiatives as National Shindig Begins
The plans cover three critical areas of interest for advisors: the search for the next generation of advisors; advocacy in Washington for a fiduciary standard, and enhancing TDAI's technology offerings to provide more efficiency to RIAs.
Commonwealth Grabs $300M Team From First Allied
The new group is based in Minnesota and includes four financial advisors.
Averitt Retires as CEO at RJFS Conference
Dick Averitt retired as CEO of Raymond James’ independent-advisor channel in late May.
Pursuing Practice Excellence: The Industry Perspective
In the second of a series on the findings of our breakthrough practice management study, we gauge where and how the partner firms to advisors are spending their time and dollars on practice management.