Articles tagged "HighTower"


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HighTower blindsides its own Palm Desert team with pink slips leaving pregnant questions in the arid air

The Chicago roll-up cites improprieties by its partner-employees but recruiters find the timing interesting as the team was actively seeking an exit

July 16, 2016 — 12:05 AM UTC

After chats with Phyllis Borzi, a flagship HighTower team executes a 'deliberate' breakaway to form a $2.5-billion RIA

Citing post-DOL-rule concerns about serving their super-rich clientle and hungering for more alternative alternatives, Paul Pagnato and David Karp have ankled the captive brokerage world but are keeping ties to the Chicago roll-up

June 1, 2016 — 9:00 PM UTC

With a reminiscent fire, Elliot Weissbluth personally leads a new charge to buy RIAs

The CEO of HighTower, with a big assist from Liz Nesvold and a $150 million line of credit, is on the prowl for large practices

March 18, 2016 — 4:44 AM UTC

With 'revenue sharing' as primary consideration, Guggenheim transfers its in-house RIA to HighTower

HighTower gets a substantial bounty of fee-generating assets and clients and Guggenheim avoids having to scale up

July 29, 2015 — 8:20 PM UTC

Roll-ups are off at an acquisition clip in 2015 as $2 billion washes over the transom in a single week

Focus follows Dynasty into Canada as the three big aggregators toggle between organic and inorganic growth

April 17, 2015 — 6:20 PM UTC

United Capital chases DFA's MO, trains '1099 advisors' and co-opts Starbucks brand guy

The multitasking Newport Beach-based national RIA also announced closing on two more RIA purchases with about $625 million of AUM

April 16, 2015 — 9:23 PM UTC

Envestnet turns its guns on the 401(k) business

With a 57% stake in a new venture, the Chicago SMA supermarketer tackles a second TAMP gusher

December 9, 2014 — 1:35 AM UTC

Tony Robbins prohibits reporters from covering his two-hour MarketCounsel speech

His PR firm says that no-coverage rules are part of his standard contract but the 11th hour heads-up today to journalists on legal points raises confusion

December 5, 2014 — 2:43 AM UTC

Tony Robbins is set to crash the RIA party with two hours of testosterone

The maestro of motivators became a client of Brian Hamburger and now he is speaking at the lawyer's Vegas conference next month

November 12, 2014 — 1:45 PM UTC

Elliot Weissbluth will referee -- with a human bias -- a debate on robo-advisors starring Joe Duran, John Michel, and Jon Stein

MarketCounsel Summit also adds a second panel: Fortigent's Jamie McIntyre mediating Envestnet’s Jud Bergman, LPL’s Victor Fetter, and ActiFi’s Spencer Segal on an advisor support futurist theme

August 28, 2014 — 5:48 AM UTC