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Mark Casady may seek a sale but the big question is who will buy?

LPL is for sale -- in whole or part -- and Wells Fargo at least makes the list of potential buyers

Goldman Sachs, which led the IPO, is now shopping its baby even as hedge funds swarm, Reuters says

October 11, 2016 at 8:58 PM

Christopher Norton: By working with the advisor and not the institution directly, the clients may perceive that they are protected from the shenanigans.

FiNet welcomes six wirehouse defectors at the apex of a withering Wells Fargo bank scandal that 'has legs'

Wells Fargo Advisors and FiNet ADVs warn of some cross-selling as RIAs eye Wells Fargo to see if the only wirehouse attempt to support independents will succeed, fail or end in confusion

September 29, 2016 at 7:15 PM

Alex Goss (l.) and his dad Jerry Goss: Our goal is to make the move for advisors no different than moving to another wirehouse except they'll own 100% of the business.

How LPL used its RIA love and long OSJ leash to lure Wells Fargo's $550-million FiNet team in Louisiana

The giant IBD showed its RIA side and its ability to oversee the launching of an OSJ model

November 19, 2014 at 10:48 PM

Jeffrey Fratarcangeli is the dream FiNet recruit -- big assets from a big rival.

The perplexing case of Wells Fargo's non-wirehouse advisors: A blueprint for Merrill, UBS and Morgan or a cheap lesson in what not to do

The good news is that FiNet is the fastest growing channel at Wells Fargo; the bad news is that its brand and compliance can be hindrances

July 29, 2014 at 9:14 PM

Ron Sallet: I am delighted to now be able to talk to these advisors as a fellow entrepreneur.

Dynasty snatches a top 'road warrior' from FiNet

The former Smith Barney, Wells Fargo recruiter will now prey on his own kind

January 22, 2014 at 5:02 AM

Wayne Bloom: If we have an advisor who wants to be part of the community and values what we bring to the table, I could care less how they are registered.

Commonwealth and Securities America get into the RIA custody business and Wells Fargo is right behind them

IBD execs are pulling out the stops to court a finite pool of advisors in motion

June 12, 2013 at 5:51 AM

Philip Palaveev: Wirehouses would be wise to explore the opportunity to brand the teams alongside the national brand and to create compensation structures that give team captains control over the hiring and compensation of their team members.

The 10 things Morgan, Merrill, UBS and Wells Fargo could do if they really, really wanted to stem the RIA tide

Advisors are happy to hand over the blueprint to wirehouses because they're certain the firms are too fainthearted to execute it

October 9, 2012 at 4:23 PM

Chip Roame: They can offer a traditional payout of 40% or so and pay for personnel, rent, technolog or they can pay a higher payout.

Wirehouses will create their own independent models, Tiburon report says

WIll 2012 be the year that wirehouse 'halfway houses' catch fire?

January 19, 2012 at 6:28 AM

John Peluso: "We believe in choice."

FiNet's wirehouse-lite model scores with advisors

Investment in recruiting pays off with highest average assets among IBDs

May 12, 2011 at 2:27 PM

Tejal and Rahul Shah: I was on the phone like Jerry Maguire, Rahul says, I had all my e-mails prepared for clients and I pushed send, send, send.

Why one Merrill Lynch advisor needed to break away twice to become an RIA

Rahul Shah's first breakout attempt to Wachovia's FiNet fizzled and, his wife, Tejal Shah masterminded the second effort

February 22, 2011 at 6:23 AM

Craig Gordon is making sure that the Royal Bank of Canada gives RIAs all benefits of scale enjoyed by the company's staff brokers.

8 ways that the RIA business is achieving scale at breakneck speed

IPOs, venture capitalists, RIAs and big corporations are all spending heavily to make it easier for RIAs to become big business

August 4, 2010 at 5:40 AM

Joe Perry: The way  JHS presented its ethical guidelines helped win his business.

A decade of baby steps led a broker from Merrill Lynch to a three-office hybrid of his own

Potomac Investments now uses broker JHS, where an ethics policy carried the day

July 29, 2010 at 3:49 AM

Barron's Top 100 advisors paid for their own Ritz-Carlton rooms but didn't seem to mind

Enthusiasm simmers in the wake of the by-invite-only Barron's Top 100 conference

The purity of the all-independent crowd was palpable, powerful for attendees

April 26, 2010 at 5:15 AM

John Peluso: He leads a network that offers a middle way when it comes to independence.

Wells Fargo emerges as independent channel competitor

Third-largest wirehouse had a banner year in 2009, in space inhabited by LPL, Raymond James

April 15, 2010 at 6:57 AM

Derek Bruton is now in charge of LPL's hybrid business after years of RIA experience with Merrill Lynch, TD Ameritrade and Schwab

LPL's hybrid RIA platform is fast off the mark and names new leaders for 2010

The giant IBD has already surpassed Raymond James' RIA assets but Derek Bruton plans to build on momentum

January 25, 2010 at 7:05 AM

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