Inflation: The Question of the Month
Winthrop Wealth Co-Chief Investment Officer Andrew Murphy, CFA talks about overcoming different challenges over the years, ranging from an office fire to a pandemic. He also explains how inflation impacts different asset classes.
Carson Group Grows to Billion Dollar Valuation
Carson Group is now being valued at more than a billion dollars. The fast-growing financial technology and services firm is taking on Bain Capital as a minority partner. According to the release, Bain's investment should help with expansion by acquisition and technology development. Carson Group's executive team will remain intact, with Founder and Chief Executive Officer Ron Carson at the helm.
Evoke Advisors: Build It and They Will Come
Evoke Advisors Co-CIO and Managing Partner Alex Shahidi shares tips for protecting your portfolio, how he built a practice that manages more than $20 billion, and ways to surround yourself with the right people.
CI Grows US Assets to $68 Billion in 19th Acquisition
CI Financial is expanding its wealth management presence in the Mid-Atlantic by buying Radnor Financial Advisors, a $2.6 billion dollar RIA in Philadelphia, PA. According to the release, this marks CI’s 19th acquisition since January 2020 and brings CI's total US assets to just shy of $70 billion.
United Expands Advisory Services with $2 Billion RIA Acquisition
United Community Banks is expanding its Advisory Services division by acquiring FinTrust Capital Partners in Greenville, South Carolina. According to the release, FinTrust managed about $2 billion across its advisory, retirement planning and brokerage businesses as of the end of Q1. United's board of directors has approved the deal, which is expected to close in the third quarter this year.
Time in the Market, More Important than Timing the Market
Bartlett Wealth Management President, Wealth Advisor and Principal Holly Hirt Mazzocca, CFP® describes the firm's investment approach, culture, focus on diversity & inclusion, and growth strategy.
Taxes Are Top of Mind for Investors, Says RIA Founder
Your Dedicated Fiduciary® Wealth Strategist & Founder D. Vance Barse, AIF® discusses the #1 concern he is hearing from clients right now: taxes. He also outlines Morningstar's updated categories, reflects on what it was like leading a company through a pandemic, and shares his longterm outlook on the financial services industry.
Merrill Lynch Team of Advisors Join LPL
A team reportedly managing $650 million in assets is leaving Merrill Lynch and launching a new firm with LPL Financial. According to the release, the four advisors will leverage LPL’s broker-dealer, corporate RIA and custodial platforms, and the Strategic Wealth Services model. Their independent practice called NorthEnd Private Wealth will be headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.
We Need More Women in Financial Services, Says WEG Executive
Wealth Enhancement Group's Chief Operations Officer Terri Kallsen shares why she chose a career in financial services and why she hopes more women will choose to do the same. She says it's important for women to lift each other up and offers advice for young women as they launch their careers.
RIA Co-Founder Discusses Merger with Mercer Global Advisors
Sr. Client Advisor Cathy Miller opens up about what clients need most from their advisors and some of the biggest industry changes she has seen over the years. Miller is the co-founder of Atlanta Financial Associated, which recently merged with Mercer Global Advisors.
Growth Is Not the Goal, It's the Outcome: Johnson Investment Counsel
Johnson Investment Counsel President and CIO Jason Jackman shares why people and culture are crucial to his RIA's success. He also discusses how the firm is using technology, focusing on diversity and inclusion, and getting more employees involved in the goals and planning process.
#1 RIA Valued at $7.3 Billion in Investment from PE Firm Warburg Pincus
The #1 independent advisory firm in the country just announced has a new investment from Warburg Pincus. The PE firm is acquiring minority ownership and joining the board of Edelman Financial Engines, which manages $260 in assets. According to the release, this strategic investment values the nation's top RIA at $7.3 billion and is expected to close in the second quarter of this year.