New Hire Roundup: Ken Fisher Is Not Retiring—Yet
Reports of Fisher’s imminent retirement were exaggerated. Meanwhile, asset management firm TCW Group announced that Heather Conforto Beatty joined as SVP.
New Hire Roundup: Great-West Financial Names Manello CFO
Also in new hires, Treasury's Office of Financial Research added 11 new members to its financial research advisory committee.
New Hire Roundup: Ohio Securities Commissioner Andrea Seidt to Lead NASAA
Stephanie Zaffos joined Convergent Wealth Advisors, Scivantage welcomed Jim Toussignant, and the SEC announced three staff promotions.
New Hire Roundup: Wickersham Joins ByAllAccounts; Linton Goes to Salient
This week in new hires, ByAllAccounts welcomed Mark Wickersham; David Linton joined Salient Partners; MassMutual promoted Jon Budd and welcomed Brian Mezey; and Rohith Eggidi joined Brinton Eaton.
New Hire Roundup: Horan Goes to Chilton, Pan Moves Up at SEC, CFP Board Gains Myers
This week in new hires, Timothy Horan moved to Chilton Private Clients, with a team of four; Eric Pan joined the SEC; Roger C. Myers, Jr. was named CFO at the CFP Board; and Neuberger Berman added four new wholesalers.
Wells Fargo’s New HNW Brand Could Make Sense, Expert Says
Consultant Chip Roame tells AdvisorOne he believes the bank-focused model could serve a limited number of wealthy individuals, families and businesses.
LPL Financial Taps Feeney as CIO
LPL Financial has named Chris Feeney as chief information officer. He reports to Esther Stearns, president and COO, and is responsible for overseeing the firm's...
VC the Hard Way
"I spend 90 percent of my time on 5 percent of my clients' portfolios," says Dale Stevens, president of Grasswood Partners Inc., a Malibu, Calif....
Recent M&A Activity Bodes Well For Merger Funds
Nov. 19, 2004 -- Prospects for funds that focus on mergers look good right now, observers say, because after a dry spell during the last three years, announced corporate takeovers and buyouts have picked up in recent months. Through November 9th, 6,891 acquisitions valued at $609.3 billion had been announced,...
More Buying and Selling Ahead
The stock market wasn't the only key financial measure that rebounded in 2003 after years of decline. For the first time since 2000, overall merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the U.S. increased last year.