TRA brings back former sales rep; Alan Biller and Associates announces new CEO; National sales director joins Aspire; and more.
One source says the discount brokerage industry of the previous decade is being “merged away,” and that this latest M&A transaction could raise anti-trust scrutiny on other ongoing deals.
CAPTRUST has continued its serial acquisitions, but the biggest merger and acquisition news of early 2020 has been the acquisition of Legg Mason by Franklin Templeton.
With the acquisition, Franklin Templeton will preserve the autonomy of Legg Mason’s affiliates, ensuring that their investment philosophies, processes and brands remain unchanged.
Voya Retirement adds sales VP to Atlanta and South Carolina region; Thompson Hine LLP hires attorney to EBEC practice; HealthSavings appoints senior sales VP; and more.
The team of 10 employees, including five advisers, joins CAPTRUST’s wealth management practice, adding $654 million in assets under management.
After a record year for wealth management M&As in 2019, Fidelity expects the momentum will continue into 2020.
Broadridge Board of directors appoints president; Alliance for Lifetime Income announces new institute; Senior counsel joins HBL legal team; and more.
Health care planning meets retirement investing in the latest significant acquisition to hit the registered investment adviser community—the purchase of Resources Investment Advisors by OneDigital.
Miracle Mile Advisors hires investment expert; Empower Retirement selects asset management SVP and head; Employee benefits partner joins Dechert LLP; and more.
In a statement to their clients, it was noted that Bob DiMeo, managing partner of DiMeo Schneider, and Mark Wetzel, president of Fiduciary Investment Advisors, have known each other for decades as friends and business confidants.
Acadian hires global equity research director; Maryland-based firm joins TRA; and Creative Planning acquires RIA firm.
Cerity Partners merges with wealth management firm; Prime Capital names Qualified Plan Advisors leader; MassMutual hires worksite distribution head; and more.
Sales SVP joins Allianz Life; Transamerica adds RVPs to mid-market retirement plans; Academic consultant to support American Century ETF platform; and more.
Transamerica makes executive appointments; T. Rowe Price adds senior sales executives; the Segal Group hires senior vice president; and more.
MassMutual announces multiple hires and appointments; Charles Schwab names former TD Ameritrade president as SVP; Hamilton Capital selects retirement plans director; and more.
Cetera Financial Promotes Former President to CEO; Dimensional Fund Advisors Selects COO; Transamerica Makes Sales Consultant to Retirement VP; and more.
Ascensus to acquire employee benefits consulting firm; Multiple hires and promotions at Mutual of Omaha Retirement Services; and Unified Trust Company adds retirement consultant.
The all-stock transaction is valued at approximately $26 billion; while subject to various closing conditions, the deal is expected to close successfully by the middle of next year.