Articles tagged "HighTower Advisors"


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HighTower picks up $6.4-billion roll-up on the cheap but the valuation may reflect WealthTrust's stagnant growth and profitability

The Chicago roll-up gets an embattled league of RIAs for about $70 million by persuading its financiers to double down and private equity owners to suck it up

April 13, 2017 — 11:35 PM UTC

HighTower parts ways with -- and doesn't replace -- the dealmaker who has 'worked on more breakaway transactions ... than anyone in the industry'

Elliot Weissbluth's gun-slinging No. 2, Mike Papedis, moves on after HighTower's assets declined, deals waned and the once-loud company took on an indoor voice

March 21, 2017 — 9:53 PM UTC

After leaving Northern Trust and later joining HighTower, Margaret Towle departs, cools her heels and lands at Merrill Lynch

The unusual instance may validate Wall Street's insistence that some advisors belong in their camp

December 18, 2014 — 8:23 PM UTC

9 ways that Tony Robbins impressed the 'jaded' journalists at RIABiz

The guru lived through a wirehouse breakaway as the client of an RIA -- and saw the before and after of his portfolio

November 26, 2014 — 5:07 PM UTC

What one financial advisor discovered after plunking down $12 for Tony Robbins' 'Money' manifesto

The self-help guru's Seven Easy Steps! to wealth contain a few sound nuggets but gimmicks, fallacies and straw men abound

November 25, 2014 — 10:12 PM UTC

How Tony Robbins co-opted Elliot Weissbluth (and HighTower data) and vice-versa

A co-venture half-detailed by this unlikely couple of Type A-plus go-getters may set the stage for a wider collaboration -- perhaps a co-robo

November 25, 2014 — 8:07 PM UTC

HighTower adds two battle-hardened T. Rowe generals to the 401(k) field

The Chicago-based roll-up is angling for retirement rollover dollars but observers question how determined it is to become a serious player in the lurcrative sector

November 7, 2014 — 7:27 PM UTC
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