MBM Advisors, Inc., a Houston-based investment advisory and pension administration and consulting firm, is to be acquired by bank holding company Sterling Bancshares, Inc.
Deals & People
Lincoln Financial Network (LFN) announced that Tammy Robbins has joined the firms’ planner/advisor recruiting group and will serve as Regional Managing Director for the West Coast territory.
BISYS announced Wednesday that it has agreed to be acquired by Citigroup Inc. for $1.45 billion in a deal that will also see BISYS’ retirement services unit sold to a private equity firm.
JPMorgan Worldwide Securities Services has named Edward Mollahan as employee benefit investment executive, a new position designed to help private and public institutions address growing requirements for benefit plan investment administration.
Nuveen Investments is acquiring HydePark Investment Strategies, a firm that specializes in enhanced equity investment management.
Fidelity Investments’ Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer Robert L. Reynolds announced his departure today.
Dodd F. Kittsley, previously the director of the Strategy and Research Group for State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), has joined Barclays Global Investors (BGI).
Cynthia L. Egan has left her post at Fidelity Investments to become president of T. Rowe Price Retirement Plan Services.
Delaware Investments has named Michael J. Hogan as Head of Equity Investments, overseeing all of the firm's equity management teams.
Piper Jaffray Companies announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Fiduciary Asset Management, LLC, a St. Louis-based investment management firm, for approximately $66 million in cash.
Columbia Management Advisors, LLC (CMA), a subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation, has agreed to sell its Colonial closed-end fund management business to MFS Investment Management (MFS).
Barclays Global Investors has appointed Sue Thompson, formerly of Vanguard, as the National Sales Manager of the Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) Team for its iShares business in the U.S.
Prudential Financial, Inc.’s mutual fund family JennisonDryden has named Michael Rosenberg, formerly of Goldman Sachs, as its senior vice president to lead Prudential’s mutual fund expansion in the defined contribution market.
The nation's oldest CEO celebrated a birthday this week.
Lincoln Financial Network, the retail distribution division of Lincoln Financial Group, has tapped Dee Morgan and David Taksen for its financial planner/adviser recruiting group.
Salient Wealth Management LLC will now be included in Fidelity Investments’ Wealth Advisor Solutions, which gives customers of the financial services firm the opportunity to build relationships with Fidelity’s network of registered investment advisers.
California-based National Retirement Partners Inc (NRP) has signed RolloverSystems to help with its asset-retention and rollover strategy.
California-based VisionLink Corporate Insurance Services, LLC (VCIS) has become a member firm of M Financial Group, a network of independent insurance, investment, and executive benefit firms.
Informa Investment Solutions, Inc. (IIS) is set to expand its wealth management services with the acquisition of Investment Scorecard, a company that provides fully outsourced, integrated client reporting and wealth analytics solutions for the wealth management industry.
Mercer HR Services has announced it will use the technology of Wealth Management Systems, Inc. (WMSI) to enable former retirement plan participants to easily rollover assets into an Individual Retirement Account (IRA).