Articles tagged "Jon Beatty"


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Schwab 2013 RIA M&A data show hope but also futility

David DeVoe and Mark Hurley weigh in on just exactly what is and isn't working

May 3, 2013 — 4:38 AM UTC

The RIA M&A market stumbled in 2012, but giants were not deterred, Schwab end-of-year data shows

M&A activity still sickly slow by some reckonings, but harbingers of mating activity abound

January 28, 2013 — 4:34 PM UTC

Will FINRA knock out the 'serial movers' and boost the RIA option in the bargain?

A rule looked at for decades may finally gain traction

November 30, 2012 — 4:58 AM UTC

The RIA M&A market continues to be a no-show, though 2012 pace is ahead of 2011

Only the roll-ups seem to have the focus, knowledge, capital and deadly intent to get results in this market

October 23, 2012 — 3:29 AM UTC

Seeing a clear path to $3 billion, Washington Wealth hitches its venture to LPL but quietly adds Schwab

The Middleburg, Va., roll-up-like hybrid RIA is switching some horses after its CEO and founder exited and some funding sources dried up

October 5, 2012 — 3:03 AM UTC

Even as mired markets stalled Q2 merger deals, private-equity-fueled national acquirers revved up prices

Only eight M&A deals were inked in the second quarter according to Schwab Advisor Services but what there was, was 'cherce'

July 27, 2012 — 4:22 PM UTC

Walt Bettinger's comments on threats facing RIAs clinched success at Schwab's EXPLORE 2012

150 top RIA execs with $150 billion-plus in combined firm AUM gathered in Dana Point, Calif., last week

June 27, 2012 — 3:48 PM UTC

Roll-up-like deals back on the rise in first quarter as RIAs look for succession plans

National acquisition firms accounted for more than half of deals, with HighTower the big buyer

April 19, 2012 — 5:20 AM UTC

TD Ameritrade uses greater financial incentives to attract custody clients

Breakaways say they appreciate the economic boost and that it makes them feel welcome

April 18, 2011 — 2:10 PM UTC

Fidelity will soon charge a big fee to small advisors

Boston-based custodian is on service crusade and economics need to work

September 24, 2010 — 3:52 AM UTC