HighTower makes 'significant' investment in Lexington, Mass.-based RIA

Lexington Wealth Management advises on $1 billion in assets and has 11 advisers

Aug 20, 2019 @ 2:17 pm

By InvestmentNews

HighTower has made what it calls a 'significant' strategic investment in Lexington Wealth Management, an RIA based in Lexington, Mass., that has $1 billion in assets under advisement.

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Lexington, founded in 2000 by Michael Tucci and Kristine Porcaro, has 17 employees, including 11 advisers.

The transaction is HighTower's third for the year. Including Lexington, HighTower now has 99 advisory businesses in 33 states, with advisers overseeing approximately $70.3 billion in total client assets.

[More: HighTower invests in $4.8 billion California advice firm]

HighTower is backed by Boston-based private-equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners, which is providing funding for the company to make strategic investments and acquisitions in the RIA business, expand the firm's services to advisers and advance growth.

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