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Step one: Withdraw from the broker protocol

November 10, 2018

Tired of having to pay six-figure bonuses to replace some of their most productive brokers who left for competitors after the financial crisis, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and UBS Financial Services upended the wealth management industry...

LPL snatches $3.7 billion Exemplar Financial from Cetera

October 22, 2018

LPL Financial has delivered the latest salvo in its bitter rivalry with Cetera Financial Group by recruiting Exemplar Financial Network, a Crystal Lake, Ill.-based firm that supports $3.7 billion in assets under management. The firm ended its...

CFP Board issues white paper on increasing diversity in financial planning

October 23, 2018

Diversity and inclusion within the professional ranks of the financial planning industry continues to lag behind the U.S. minority population. According to a white paper from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards' Center for Financial...

LPL rolls back recruiting policy aimed at driving more assets to its corporate RIA

October 22, 2018

LPL Financial is backing away from a contentious policy it created last year with the intent of driving more assets to its corporate RIA platform. Rolled out in August 2017, the policy required new advisers joining LPL to have at least $50 million...

LPL reels in $520 million team from rival Cambridge

October 18, 2018

LPL Financial said on Thursday that a large, 14-person team in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with $520 million in client assets recently left Cambridge Investment Research Inc. to join LPL. Premier Investments of Iowa is led by Jeff Johnston, president,...

Is the worst over for Wells Fargo Advisors?

September 29, 2018

After six years as a broker with Wells Fargo Advisors, Michael Landsberg parted company with the firm this past summer. And while the prime reason was a chance to start his own registered investment advisory firm, Mr. Landsberg acknowledged...

More reps bolt from Waddell & Reed, including some it would have liked to have kept

October 31, 2018

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. lost another 56 brokers in the third quarter, as senior management continued to stress its strategy of shedding low-producing talent and building the firm around its most productive advisers. For the 12 months ended...

Stifel, UBS lose advisers to Wells Fargo's independent unit

June 1, 2017

Two registered representatives each managing more than $100 million in client assets have left their firms and affiliated with Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, the bank's independent contractor unit. (More: Wells Fargo's move to boost...

LPL recruits $800 million advisory business from Signator

October 30, 2018

LPL Financial has recruited Seattle First Asset Management from Signator Investors. Seattle First, which has $800 million worth of brokerage and advisory assets, was founded in 2012 by Steven Jones, who stated that the transition to LPL is designed...

Wells Fargo loses more reps in Q3; total now more than 1,000 since banking scandal broke

October 12, 2018

Wells Fargo Advisors continued to lose advisers in the third quarter, pushing the total to more than 1,000 since September 2016, when the brokerage network's parent company, the giant bank Wells Fargo & Co., revealed that bank employees had...

Fired $1.3B Merrill broker finds new home at RBC

April 10, 2015

Bank of America Merrill Lynch's former top broker in Indiana, who was abruptly fired March 4 after an investigation by the firm, has found a new home. Thomas Buck, who had previously managed some $1.3 billion in assets, has joined RBC Wealth...

Wells Fargo loses a $500M team to Ameriprise ​

March 14, 2017

A four-person advisory team has left Wells Fargo Advisors and joined Ameriprise in Charleston, S.C. Donald Alderman, Robert Holt, Jamie O'Brien and Scott Laney, who together managed $500 million in assets, have joined Ameriprise's employee channel....

Advice business lags behind comparable careers in hiring women

April 16, 2014

Women make up about a quarter of the nation's financial advisers, a pretty skimpy figure considering it is a well-paying career that doesn't require a tremendous educational commitment and offers great work-life balance, at least after the first...

Advisers on the Move: One firm dominated the third quarter

October 6, 2011

In the last three months, the InvestmentNews Advisers on the Move database has tracked more than 60 teams of advisers that have changed firms - but a clear handful stand out from the pack. The ten largest moves (as determined by their assets...

Another veteran recruiter walks away from LPL

September 18, 2018

Another veteran recruiter has walked out the door at LPL Financial, with veteran David Symecko last week moving to Fidelity Clearing and Custody Solutions. LPL has long been considered an industry powerhouse when it comes to recruiting and has...

LPL reels in $275 million team from Securities America

October 9, 2018

LPL Financial said on Tuesday that it recently snagged a team of eight advisers based in Colorado with close to $275 million in brokerage and advisory assets from rival Securities America Inc., one of the broker-dealers in the Ladenburg Thalmann...

Recruiting isn't the finish line; it's the starting point

January 22, 2015

Our industry is all about encouraging clients to commit to diversified, long-range investment plans and strategies. Ironically, we tend to lose site of the importance of investing organically and wisely in the future when it comes to recruiting....

Top 10 adviser moves

July 10, 2014

Despite the strong market performance that kept most advisers in place in the second quarter, these firms managed to score the teams with the most assets, according to InvestmentNews’ Advisers on the Move database.

Secrets Behind Success: For RIAs, having the right talent requires diligence and investing in the future

August 21, 2018

Few business challenges are as persistently difficult as trying to bring the right people into an organization to achieve important goals. The talent challenge extends across industries, economic cycles, international boundaries – and eons...

Industry aims to 'change the narrative' in bid for NextGen advisers

August 2, 2012

NextGen: It's the advisory industry issue that is on everyone's top 10 list, but it just seems to keep falling down to number 11. Except for these firms. A group of executives and officials representing nearly a dozen firms in the industry gathered...

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