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November 7, 2017
There's a lot more to succession planning than just hiring younger advisers, but some registered investment advisers aren't even doing that part right. Philip Palaveev, founder and chief executive of The Ensemble Practice, describes why it's...
October 20, 2017
Advisor Group is introducing a platform for advisers to buy and sell practices that uses a new online model for creating a business valuation. The program supports succession planning mergers and acquisitions across the Advisor Group network...
June 26, 2017
Charlie Fitzgerald spent the last five years or so figuring out how to equitably pass on his 19-year-old financial advice firm, Moisand, Fitzgerald, Tamayo, to the next generation. The Orlando-based firm structured agreements three years ago...
August 31, 2017
Voya Financial Advisors President Tom Halloran discusses how advisers can make sure they have found the right fit when it comes to finding successors to run their businesses.
June 1, 2017
According to a May 2016 article on Forbes.com, only 30 percent of financial advisors have a succession plan. Are you one of the 70 percent of advisors who has neglected this important task? As a small business owner, you're putting your staff,...
Sponsored by Commonwealth Financial Network
August 15, 2017
In contemporary American culture, people are often spending a lot of their time doing, not being. Many tend to move quickly and focus on action at the expense of self-reflection and deliberation. Constant motion coupled with endless digital...
Sponsored by First Clearing
May 1, 2017
Mortality The first step of succession planning is recognizing you have a problem: you are not going to live forever. Advisors often think they will work until they die, ignoring the high probability that an illness or disability could cause...
Sponsored by Securities America
November 13, 2011
Regardless of differences in regulation, compensation or specific products, there is one issue that unites financial advisers around the world: succession planning. Whether here or abroad, the adviser community continues to gray, and succession...
September 27, 2009
For good reason, most financial advisers prefer internal to external transitions when planning their business' succession. Internal transitions allow for greater client and staff continuity, give the departing owner an opportunity to play a...
Advisor Group's Jamie Price: The real reason why most advisers don't have a succession plan in place
May 23, 2017
Eighty percent of advisers do not have a succession plan in place, though about half of them already know they will need to transition their businesses within the next 10 years, according to Jamie Price, president and CEO of Advisor Group.
July 5, 2017
Consider this scenario: An adviser, let's call her "Nancy," has worked hard during her career to build a solid business. After decades, her practice has become everything she dreamed it would be: she has 100 loyal clients who respect and trust...
December 4, 2011
Owners of independent advisory firms have been hearing lots of talk of aggregators — firms that include Fiduciary Network LLC, Focus Financial Partners and United Capital Financial Advisers LLC — that are scooping up top registered investment...
August 4, 2016
Succession planning is a dirty word. How can I say this—being that I consult with advisers about succession all the time? Ten years ago, approximately 20% of advisers had a succession plan. Today, despite years of events, articles and software...
December 13, 2015
Selling a successful wealth management business is one of the hardest things an owner will ever do. Intense negotiations and emotions compound the pressure of determining an optimal valuation for the firm while also keeping the practice running...
May 11, 2014
The enormous focus in recent years on empowering succession planning on the part of broker-dealers and custodians is truly laudable and reflects the inescapable changes that the aging of the overall financial adviser population will bring to...
June 2, 2013
Why should management succession be high on the list of strategic priorities? Because owners of financial services firms can maximize the value of their businesses by making management succession part of their strategic plans. There are a number...
December 1, 2013
Financial advisers who own a firm or have clients who are business owners appreciate the need for sound succession planning. Having a plan in place ensures stability well into the future, which means that clients are more likely to be around...
September 9, 2012
This is excerpted from a column that originally appeared in The Adviser's Consultant, a monthly practice management newsletter published by InvestmentNews. No single succession plan will be right for every firm. Succession plans will be as different...
September 8, 2013
The term “M&A” is thrown around rather loosely. We read about mergers-and-acquisitions activity in financial publications daily, but usually what is being reported relates to one corporate giant acquiring another — for example, Verizon...
April 14, 2015
Within the hybrid adviser space, much of the discussion in recent years has been centered on the importance of independent broker-dealers, or IBDs, remaining business model agnostic. Some hybrid advisers – financial advisers who provide both...
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