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Mason Braswell


Mason Braswell

Mason Braswell writes about all things related to wirehouses and registered investment advisers for InvestmentNews. Since graduating from New York University in 2012, he has been covering the business of financial advice. In his spare time, Mason can be found wandering the street of New York City with his camera. Follow him on Twitter @masonbraswell for updates on wirehouses, RIAs and regulatory issues facing the industry.

Recent Articles

Ex-UBS broker claims 'inhospitable work environment'

Feb 25, 2015

Former broker Michael Hadden said wirehouse mislabeled customers' risk tolerance when selling potentially unsuitable products

Morgan Stanley's Hunger Games-inspired video they don't want you to see

Feb 24, 2015

The straitlaced wirehouse pulled the plug on this 10-minute spoof of the popular "Hunger Games" series. But did it go too far? You decide.

RCS Capital Corp. suffers big revenue hit in fourth quarter

Feb 24, 2015

Fallout from ARCP hurt wholesaling unit but executives remain confident in recovery

$800 million Morgan team breaks away

Feb 23, 2015

Team partners with Dynasty Financial Partners to found Mosaic Family Wealth

Schorsch, ARCP dodge bullet as defamation suit dropped

Feb 20, 2015

The former chief accounting officer who said she was ordered to alter financial results ends case

United Capital pivots with $2 billion hire

Feb 18, 2015

The firm is now focused on hiring advisers from larger firms, even wirehouses, as it shifts away from acquisitions

Some RIAs cautious of using alts, despite industry buzz

Feb 17, 2015

A typically conservative group, some advisers are holding back even as demand picks up

Asset growth slumps across the advisory world in 2014

Feb 13, 2015

Overall, both wirehouses and RIAs brought in around half of what they had been adding in previous years

Merrill Lynch strikes back with $1.2 billion hire

Feb 11, 2015

After a couple big recruiting losses, firm picks up major wealth team from Morgan Stanley

Advisers in limbo as RBC unwinds international unit

Feb 11, 2015

Not long after being hired, a number of advisers serving clients in Latin America are once again searching for a new home

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