Articles tagged "Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services"


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TD Ameritrade CEO sees RIA custody competitors adjusting to his killer strategy -- even as he whips his in-house RIA into shape

The Jersey City, N.J. custodian's under-the-radar hypergrowth rate is now also big in absolute terms, which may attract unwanted attention from absolute giants

November 5, 2015 — 8:34 PM UTC

How David Steele opened six restaurants in the toughest foodie market in the US and then found the nerve to leave JP Morgan

The Bear Stearns veteran deliberately chose Uber-, Twitter- and Dolby-adjacent offices in a trendy San Fran neighborhood

September 14, 2015 — 6:01 PM UTC

Edmond Walters bolts from eMoney and Fidelity Investments scrambles to manage the jilt

Six months after the $250-million deal, the entrepreneur leaves with no public explanation and Mike Durbin takes his CEO spot for now

September 3, 2015 — 7:44 PM UTC

How exactly five ex-Barclays advisors and one analyst across three time zones combined to make a $3 billion RIA

A 38-year-old researcher played point man in the offensive that formed Summit Trail Advisors with offices in New York, Chicago and San Francisco

August 3, 2015 — 6:35 PM UTC

Bob Oros jumps to the top 'RIA' spot at Fidelity

With Mike Durbin taking a new day job at the Boston giant, the sales journeyman of Schwab, LPL and TCoA fame gets a coveted title

March 5, 2015 — 8:59 PM UTC

On strength of $1.4 billion of AUM and 90 RIA clients, Betterment raises $60 million of VC funding as it looks to disrupt RIA custody

The New York City-based robo added $1 billion in 11 months and (sources say) has bigtime RIAs contemplating it as a primary platform, CEO Jon Stein says

February 19, 2015 — 2:01 PM UTC

Schwab, Fidelity and Pershing custody chiefs square off in Vegas but not before a private meeting in San Francisco

Fresh off a Schwab-hosted meeting to find common ground, Bernie Clark, Mike Durbin and Mark Tibergien each gave a two-minute pitch on their company and hashed out robo-advisors

December 11, 2014 — 9:19 PM UTC

A charged-up Walt Bettinger slams all non-Schwab robos at IMPACT 2014 with an energy appreciated by RIAs

The Schwab CEO's feistiness was just one unusual occurrence at the all-stops-out fete for high-end RIAs in the Mile High city

November 10, 2014 — 7:57 AM UTC

LPL Financial shares hit rough patch on $18-million surprise as RIAs now represent the vast majority of the firm's business development

Wall Street dings the IBD for spiralling compliance costs but hybrid RIA assets are serious bright spot

October 23, 2014 — 3:44 AM UTC

Fidelity and Betterment sign a deal with Steve Lockshin and Marty Bicknell as groomsmen at the altar

The RIA principals are distributing the online asset manager service to fellow RIAs, and Fidelity is quelling an uproar of demand from RIA clients for robo answers for the mass affluent

October 15, 2014 — 1:00 PM UTC

How a Deloitte breakaway built a $3.8 billion RIA rapidly in Seattle -- and why those billions moved from Schwab to Fidelity as part of the story

Jon Jones took a year off to hike 35 countries with four kids but a vendor really made his patience run thin

October 7, 2014 — 11:52 PM UTC

Dan Seivert drops M&A data bombshell at his Dealmakers Summit to gasps

At his LA event, Dan Seivert revealed the thousands, yes, thousands of RIA deals going down this year despite limited activity from roll-ups

October 1, 2014 — 8:19 PM UTC

An RIA innovation co-op is born with Fidelity and Pershing among the founding members

Schwab Advisor Services declines comment and TD Ameritrade respectfully declines, citing a full plate of Veo initiatives

August 19, 2014 — 12:14 AM UTC

What tidbits jumped out of Schwab's business update to Wall Street -- including the two underscored advantages relating to Schwab Advisor Services

Braving 'ahems' from Fidelity and Pershing, Bernie Clark claims Schwab is now the preferred vendor to roll-ups and Nick Georgis says Schwab stands alone as a business consultant to RIA firms

August 4, 2014 — 11:21 PM UTC

How TD Ameritrade's patient, patient bet on RIAs is finally paying off

CEO Fred Tomczyk is talking advisor software like he might have previously discussed trade volume as RIA assets, and prospects, soar

July 28, 2014 — 9:22 PM UTC