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As wealth management firms try to hold onto assets, they don't always get what they pay for

August 14, 2019

The average adviser in the wealth management industry is over 50 years old. A significant percentage of the best performers are over 60. What does this mean for the industry over the next 10 years? If you talk with the top wirehouse advisers...

Wirehouses are losing the war for client assets

May 8, 2019

As a headhunter, I tend to define the war for assets in the wealth management industry in terms of where advisers leave and where they go. And the industry follows that very closely, too, since it is interesting and newsworthy when large teams...

Cetera Financial Group adds 1,000 advisers, $19 billion in assets so far in 2019

August 14, 2019

Cetera Financial Group is having a banner year in attracting new advisers to its platform, with recruits ranging in experience and production from sophisticated wealth managers to those relatively new to the financial advice industry. Cetera,...

Wells Fargo duo managing $350 million goes indie with Raymond James

July 16, 2019

An adviser team managing $350 million at Wells Fargo Advisors in Pasadena, Calif., has gone independent. Advisers Austin Heberger and Gavin Lee have set up Arroyo Capital Partners, which has affiliated with Raymond James. They brought with them...

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....

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

UBS loses 248 advisers in the Americas over past year

July 23, 2019

UBS on Tuesday reported a year-over-year decline of 248 financial advisers, or 3.6% of the global bank's financial adviser workforce in the Americas, as of the end of the second quarter. The Swiss bank reported 6,689 financial advisers at the...

Next Gen: Getting a foot in the door

February 14, 2012

Friday's webcast on finding the right fit in an advisory firm covered a lot of ground and we hope you found it to be useful. The archive is available if you would like to listen to the event again, or send it along to a friend, class mate or...

LPL snags $1.1 billion team from Raymond James

July 2, 2019

A team of retirement advisers in the Northwest with $1.1 billion of brokerage, advisory, and retirement plan assets has left Raymond James' independent broker-dealer network to work with LPL Financial. PacNorth Retirement Group of Spokane, Wash.,...

Cold calling brokers are still hurting the entire industry's reputation

September 8, 2010

Cold calling, as a method for bringing in new accounts, appears to be live and well. I'm sure that some Advisors can do it well. However, based on my own personal experience over the last month (yes, a small sample of data, but illustrative...

The fight over who owns the client comes to RIAs

August 13, 2019

The persistent war between who controls clients and their assets is typically fought between wirehouses and their advisers. And that fight can get ugly, with these major brokerage firms taking advisers to court when the advisers leave one firm...

LPL's recruiting starts the year where it left off in 2018

May 3, 2019

LPL Financial in the first quarter picked up where it left off in 2018, reporting after the market close Thursday that it added $7.1 billion in recruited asssets in the first three months of the year. That's more than one quarter of LPL's total...

Raymond James adds advisers in first quarter, but warns of possible slowdown

April 25, 2019

Raymond James Financial Inc. continues to attract advisers to its various private client group channels, reporting a net gain of 47, or less than 1%, in the first quarter and 258, or 3.4%, in the past 12 months. The firm has 7,862 advisers....

Morgan Stanley is waving the white flag on recruiting

October 31, 2017

Morgan Stanley announced on Monday that it is leaving the Protocol for Broker Recruiting. This should not surprise anybody who has been paying attention for the last year. Almost exactly a year ago, Morgan Stanley cut its recruiting deals in...

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