Envestnet nabs Dani Fava to cross-pollinate semi-autonomous units and reap 'financial wellness' as the end product
The Chicago outsourcer has a massive, partially disconnected arsenal of products that CEO Bill Crager is rationalizing into 'wellness' with yet another new unit.
|July 23, 2020 — 1:42 AM|
Shirl Penney lands UBS team as Dynasty Financial tower-mate in a sign the breakaway movement remains explosive, despite turning to 'quiet launches' during the COVID-19 pandemic
New deals reflect branches/centralized decision-making as albatrosses in virtual world; Northern Florida is case in point -- sheltering at home is not the local practice.
|June 17, 2020 — 2:29 AM|
With an eye to cast-aside prospects, Marty Bicknell and Shirl Penney combine to launch 1099 platform with ambitions to surpass Mariner Wealth as soon as 2025
Into a crowded field of IAR servicers, the Mariner Holdings CEO is relying on his peer at Dynasty Financial Partners to deliver its famed one-stop desktop for breakaway brokers who seek simplicity and familiarity
|April 17, 2020 — 5:06 PM|
Women can thrive in 'kill-to-eat' RIA culture with good mentors, advocacy and inclusiveness to counter toxicity to innate feminine strengths
Lori Hardwick shares unvarnished thoughts about women's 'voices' falling on 'deaf ears' after joining 75 women to talk about the 'brutal truths' facing them in the RIA business at The Dynasty Women’s Network Event in St Petersburg, Fla.
|March 10, 2020 — 8:03 PM|
After finally knocking down a wall at LPL, Envestnet takes a minority stake in Dynasty Financial, puts Bill Crager on the board and prepares for future upmarket
The Chicago outsourcer hopes to go deeper with big RIAs and enterprises -- starting with an exchange of B2B loans and other wares from Shirl Penney's firm.
|January 10, 2020 — 2:33 AM|
The super-TAMP 'OCIO' category suddenly, finally looks mortal in 2019, says Cerulli report, but modest reinvention and price cuts could give it a new run
The outsourced chief investment officer industry exploded to almost $2 trillion globally and $1.4 trillion in the US, by striking a balance between TAMPs and consultants that propelled 20% growth without much fee pressure, the Boston consultant shows.
|December 23, 2019 — 6:22 PM|
Executive shake-up and staff hiring binge change Dynasty Financial Partners' talent mix, with Todd Thomson, Scott Welch, Ed Friedman and 12 women as headliners
The St. Petersburg-based producer of 'synthetic RIA scale' will continue to aggressively hire and adjust its talent ranks as it readies for next growth push.
|September 24, 2019 — 2:02 AM|
Dynasty Financial was like the roll-up with no financial engineering; now Shirl Penney is hacking capital left and right for an M&A machine and a poaching parlor
The new 'Freedom Note' adds to last month's M&A division rollout and other means to juice inorganic growth -- even with a world of new risks
|June 21, 2019 — 10:23 PM|
Shirl Penney and Brian Hamburger gang-tackle largest breakaway of 2019 as Jason Fertitta, Team Americana bolt Morgan Stanley to form Schwab RIA
The Dynasty CEO and MarketCounsel CEO fended off the logistical and legal furies for small team with $6 billion in AUM and average accounts of $50 million
|April 29, 2019 — 5:11 PM|
Oisin's Bits: Vanguard aborts banking effort, because it was more fixated on beating BoA than being itself, an analyst says; SEI is killing it in the Mercer/Russell realm by competing with a retrofitted TAMP-thingy
The $5.3-billion Malvern, Pa. monster finds its investors want it to stick to investing, not checking accounts and the Oaks, Pa. TAMP leader gets upmarket with no-conflict pitch and product fit and
|March 22, 2019 — 11:22 PM|
A near $16B TAMP grows in Tampa (no pun intended), as Dynasty Financial Partners taps local talent for first poach--21-year RayJay veteran Angela Gingras
New on the Tampa/St. Pete scene, Dynasty CEO, Shirl Penney is pushing the 50% of $32-billion in assets that generate strong revenues
|March 1, 2019 — 1:40 AM|
Shirl Penney flies south, taking Dynasty Financial Partners to St. Petersburg in advance of a hiring spree, but won't kiss-off the Big Apple just yet
The CEO and co-founder is taking his firm to Raymond James' hometown, where he hopes to tap local talent and recruit some snow birds, as well
|February 19, 2019 — 3:00 PM|
The very millennial reason Shirl Penney snagged Merrill Lynch's 34 year-old Ayco-killer and his $1B team and why Focus Financial lost out
The Dynasty CEO meshed on Michael Henley's 30-year business plan, which included building equity over decades and a big succession plan
|July 31, 2018 — 11:27 PM|
Dynasty Financial 2.0 takes big RIAs and applies 'McKinsey' tenets to extrude grand growth -- a leap from midwifing brokers to RIA status then nursing them to health
CEO Shirl Penney will use white glove around an iron fist of change in higher-priced, more customized consulting service-- presuming that the market materializes on cue
|June 26, 2018 — 4:39 PM|
Private equity bought the New York-based roll-up a year ago and its revenues are growing about 20%
|May 24, 2018 — 5:15 PM|