Making sense of Steve Dunlap stepping into Barnaby Grist's 'big shoes' as Cetera's RIA czar
The Lockwood, Pershing and Schwab alumnus with a products and PM background is tasked with leading strategic development and expansion of Cetera’s RIA unit
|June 28, 2013 — 12:59 PM UTC|
Why only 14% of RIAs volunteer complete pricing information to clients and why selective fee disclosure is not a winning strategy
News flash! Clients don't care what goes in your pocket as long as they know the fees you charge are competitive
|June 27, 2013 — 4:05 AM UTC|
Black Diamond divulges 'unbelievable' data about how Advent is doing, two years after its $73-million buy
The growth at the Jacksonville, Fla.-based RIA unit is pretty stunning, but competitors say that Axys users are still ripe for the picking
|June 26, 2013 — 5:12 AM UTC|
How Scott Dell'Orfano is helping to double the size of Banyan Partners just six months after leaving Fidelity
The former national RIA sales exec at Fidelity brings charisma and vision to the task of making unlikely mates of his Florida company and a whiter-gloved Silver Bridge.
|June 25, 2013 — 9:51 PM UTC|
What 'historic' deal James Gorman really closed by paying Citigroup to release its tentacles from Smith Barney?
The implicit mission of Morgan Stanley in hiring the ex-Merrill Lynch brokerage chief was to switch market positions with Merrill -- and perhaps thats just happened?
|June 24, 2013 — 6:02 PM UTC|
Why keeping FINRA from ruling RIAs is critical to these firms, the investor -- and even the U.S. economy
In Part 1 of a four-part series, our One Man Think Tank pulls back the lens to look at how the resolution of the fiduciary furor could reverberate nationwide
|June 24, 2013 — 4:03 AM UTC|
This $9-billion Philly RIA is launching an ETF company financed by Chinese private equity
Vince Lowry, an ex-cop and Smith Barney managing director has made a big bet on Chinese ETF market that's mushroomed from $12 million $38.8 billion in the last decade
|June 21, 2013 — 1:13 PM UTC|
Fidelity's M&A program reload looks 'game-changing' after it partners with a middleman to get Uncle Sam to guarantee RIA deals
The piece de resistance is a maverick-owned North Carolina bank with an RIA-savvy ex-Schwabbie and software that fights SBA red tape
|June 20, 2013 — 5:53 AM UTC|
Top RIA business executive recruiter chides 180 women gathered in a New York ballroom for second-guessing themselves
The make-no-excuses female headhunter, Cecile Munoz, says men claim the power after women 'self-select out'
|June 20, 2013 — 4:10 AM UTC|
This Atlanta roll-up start-up plans to reach $1 billion right quick by using hedge fund cash to execute a Schwab template
Scott Wilder offers a 'home' for the $50M-$100M RIA with a no-fine-print 70% payout, Four Seasons offices and a piece of the pie
|June 19, 2013 — 5:34 PM UTC|