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The financial powerhouse announced it has acquired the business of Capital Planning Advisory Group, a small Yardley, Pa.-based RIA. The team will bring $120 million in client assets.
HighTower has expanded its West Coast market by picking up an independent team with $400 million in assets in Bellevue, Wash.
Baird has appointed a director for its Houston market and has picked up another advisor with $350 million in client assets.
Midwest assistant regional director Matt Ransom has been promoted to vice president of new financial advisor training and development for its HNW education and practice management team.
The wirehouse aims to appeal to the next generation of advisors with its new Team Financial Advisor training program.
A veteran advisor has left Morgan Stanley for a Chicago-based boutique investment firm where he will oversee $300 million in client assets.
Securities America will acquire assets of a Missouri-based full-service broker-dealer with 368 advisors and $2.4 billion in client assets.
With $7.86 billion in assets, PIMCO has the largest share of the active ETF market. While these products are gaining ground, they still make up just a small fraction of the total ETF market and PIMCO has yet to break into the top 10 providers overall.
Two financial advisors have left Wells Fargo to join Raymond James Financial Services, the regional's independent broker/dealer.
While there has been rapid growth in U.S. ETFs over the last few years, there has been almost exponential growth of these products worldwide.
Raymond James has lured away two advisors managing $100 million in client assets from UBS.
Baird and McAdams Wright Ragen will combine offices in Portland, Ore., following Baird's recent acquisition of the Seattle-based broker-dealer.
A Morgan Stanley team that managed over $650 million has gone independent using a new consultant.
A Morgan Stanley advisor with $200 million in assets under management has rejoined Merrill Lynch.
The American College has redesigned its Chartered Financial Consultant designation coursework to add a focus on real-world client issues like divorce, LGBT families, retirement income and behavioral finance.
Morgan Stanley has picked up five financial advisors from Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo and J.P. Morgan.
Many independent advisors say they consider themselves fiduciaries, even if they arenít legally obligated to adhere to that standard of care. So why are so many opposed to the DoL's expected proposal?
Four advisors were lured away from UBS in a sweeping recruitment move by Wells Fargo Financial Network, while four other advisors joined Wells Fargo Advisors.
Dalton Strategic Investment Services, a smaller broker-dealer firm with almost $1 billion in client assets, has joined Securities America as a super-OSJ.