Articles tagged "Finetooth"


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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 — 7:15 PM UTC

After selling Hatteras Funds for $40 million last year, the original owner buys it back from scandal-torn RCS for $5.5 million

The 48-employee liquid alts firm just lost its giant distribution arm but manages to keep $1.8 billion of managed assets

November 23, 2015 — 6:47 PM UTC

INSITE 2014 unveils wired body armor for the advisor of the future as it rolls out a slew of NetX360 upgrades

Mark Tibergien delivered a personal challenge to advisors at the overflowing South Florida Pershing confab as INSITE announces plans to shift ground in '15

June 9, 2014 — 3:45 AM UTC

LPL to Wall Street types: We're in phase three

At a Merrill Lynch forum, the IBD's CFO explains that Phase I was the mass accumulation of advisors and Phase 2 was about RIA-ification

May 20, 2013 — 2:47 PM UTC

Merrill Lynch makes bold moves to train new recruits for an RIA-centric future

The rethought training program suits up new advisors -- many of them career changers -- for independence as well as for the wirehouse path

November 21, 2012 — 4:35 PM UTC

Schwab hits the nine-franchise mark as it seeks one new, first-rate chief to head it up

New franchises are hitting asset goals and five more franchises are in the hopper for launch

November 12, 2012 — 9:46 PM UTC

Brothers reunite as a $3.8 billion ex-Graystone team forms its own RIA

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney's elite consulting unit pushed out the older brother based on alleged wrongdoing and his younger brother spearheaded a breakaway to rejoin him

July 11, 2012 — 3:27 PM UTC

She settled with Merrill Lynch over discrimination, loved Merrill again for years but then bigger problems arose

A lover of the herd, Leslie Ferrone couldn't stomach the bankification of her wirehouse

May 7, 2012 — 5:04 AM UTC

Merrill Lynch springs a 62-advisor, $13 billion asset leak in the first quarter

February was a cruel month for the wirehouse as payouts and retention bonuses came due; UBS came out smelling like a rose

April 17, 2012 — 5:25 AM UTC

Why an 18-year LPL rep moved most of his firm's $250 million of assets to Schwab

Brad Griswold had a fondness for Schwab from using PortfolioCenter and is determined to remove all obstacles to growth, profitability and offering choice to clients

April 4, 2012 — 3:08 PM UTC

Fed up wirehouse advisors more eager to leave than ever, study says

A whopping three out of four advisors would take a call from an RIA recruiter, the Schwab study shows -- but what then?

February 28, 2012 — 4:01 PM UTC

With Dick Averitt retiring, Raymond James taps a star from within to take on LPL

Scott Curtis' background includes GE Financial, Raymond James and life as the son of a Dartmouth coach

December 8, 2011 — 6:13 AM UTC

Two former LPL execs set up a breakaway boutique that works with Raymond James and Schwab, among others

Flush with IPO cash, Scott Collins and Scott Miller were determined to have open-recruiting architecture and more counseling

July 29, 2011 — 2:29 PM UTC

LPL Financial confirms that Akellian hire means big plans for its clearing services

The firm is eying fellow IBDs as customers and it aims to gain footing with Pershing and NFS

June 3, 2011 — 1:17 PM UTC

LPL has a new high-margin, high accolade advisory platform but SAM's sticking around

Under Model Wealth Portfolios, the advisor stops picking investments, but they still pick strategies.

May 24, 2011 — 3:21 PM UTC