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Cetera acquisition of $1.4 billion RIA clarifies urgent hire of Mike Durbin, both acquired to address 'trail revenue stream poison pill' that otherwise discourages advisors from dumping FINRA, exec says

With FINRA writing on wall, aging reps and a zero commissions trend, the Los Angeles IBD just joined Advisor Group and LPL, shifting its affiliation axis toward "corporate RIA," as economics look better than old IBD hub.

Author Brooke Southall June 14, 2023 at 1:18 AM
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Mike Durbin: We believe advisors... will find TRPG to be a great home.
Keith Girard contributed to the editing of this article.

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The Los Angeles broker-dealer nabbed the Fidelity legend to take its $118-billion AUM and 8,000 advisors higher, just as Orion -- also majority owned by Genstar -- makes a similar move.

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Fidelity Investments loses Kathleen Murphy who largely caught up Fido to Schwab (near $4T) on the retail side by reversing net promoter scores

The 'no whining allowed' leader of the Boston giant's retail business, who oversaw $2 trillion in net new assets, was ready to exit but hung in through a year dominated by COVID-19 challenges

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Fidelity Institutional looks like a big TAMP after Mike Durbin removes last internal walls between products and advisors after 'meteoric' 2019 leap; two Fido RIA sales legends depart amid the shift

Rich Policastro and Tom Valverde are out after Fidelity Custody & Clearing assets leap to $2.6 trillion AUA, restructuring gets the credit -- and so restructuring gets extended.

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