Articles tagged "RBC"


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RBC Wealth Management adds NextCapital to its robo lineup with a head-scratching explanation about its earlier pick of FutureAdvisor

It appears Rob Foregger's robo-come-lately has leapfrogged its bigger, better-funded automated portfolio offering -- although the 'why' of it is open to interpretation

November 21, 2016 — 6:51 PM UTC

City National sells off salvaged remains of Convergent Wealth Advisors, but not before Convergent sheds nearly $7 billion of AUM

After a trifecta of traumas, Mark Hurley steps in to fund and help construct deal with Pathstone and PagnatoKarp; cuts a deal with four younger advisors to start segmented division

September 13, 2016 — 5:26 PM UTC

How an eclectic trio of RIA custodians are willfully gaining ground with snail-like precision -- Part 2 of 3

Lazarus-like RBC has another new leader, as does Trust Company of America and Shareholders Service Group, which is selling itself as a Pershing reseller of high security, but with more agile service

June 15, 2016 — 8:08 PM UTC

A Swiss RIA advisor reports on a Zurich event aimed at shaping, saving Swiss wealth management in the wake of purging American clients

Complacency is still the rule but a personality-changed Credit Suisse and the rise of Swiss RIAs are signs of Swiss innovation, adaptability and -- gasp -- customer service

July 24, 2015 — 5:38 PM UTC

Following serious questions about how it calculated returns, F-Squared hires a new CEO after the old one leaves

On a short Raymond James, RBC and Wells Fargo leash, the biggest ETF manager in the industry with $28 billion loses Howard Present and brings up Laura Dagan from its board of directors

December 4, 2014 — 12:36 AM UTC

RBC's most visible RIA leader, Craig Gordon, departs

RBC gets hit with another loss but the company maintains its still has the foot on the gas pedal for its RIA unit

January 9, 2014 — 7:22 PM UTC

After starring in New Yorker article, Mary Jo White holds SIFMA event spellbound and 'no-admit, no-deny' is still in play

The muscular prosecutor of security fraud and terrorism cases delivered roses -- and maybe some thorns

November 13, 2013 — 5:03 PM UTC

How U.S. Bank appeared on the scene as an RIA custodian and where it might find love

Though the brand seems to scream out Generic Retail Bank, its Cincinnati RIA unit see room to wrest share from bigger, more faceless banks and the smaller brokerages

June 11, 2013 — 6:15 AM UTC

What ever became of RBC's RIA custody unit after it showed such promise

Royal Bank of Canada high-ups say RBC Advisor Services still holds importance, but the Cerulli numbers are concerning and some RBC brokers are barred from channel switches

May 16, 2013 — 5:08 PM UTC

What three consumer-investors told CEOs at the Tiburon conference in New York

It's not, not, not the products and the returns that keep them coming back

April 17, 2013 — 6:41 AM UTC

Why some RIAs are jumping through hoops to custody assets with JPMorgan

After selling its RIA unit to RBC, its marquee name, sterling reputation and a new platform continues to draw advisors

April 19, 2012 — 3:14 PM UTC

Fidelity follows Schwab's lead on hybrid advisors -- and four other items of RIA interest

Both big custodians like NFP as a partner; in other news, Morningstar warms to alternatives, EP makes a hire, JHS gets bigger by 75

March 13, 2012 — 4:09 AM UTC

Raymond James launches a separate RIA unit and appoints a former Merrill Lynch breakaway to head it

Calling the RIA business a 'strategic imperative', Chet Helck is making Bill Van Law the founding president of the RJ investment advisors division

February 13, 2012 — 5:58 PM UTC

RBC hires another Fidelity alumnus to boost its RIA unit's sales

Sanjeev Rajput has 'hit the ground running'

June 6, 2011 — 2:45 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