The Standard names new national retirement sales directors; Wescott joins NFP as a VP; Index Fund Advisors hires Higgins as SVP, institutional adviser.
Strongpoint will have more than 4,000 plans and $7B in assets under administration with the deal.
The transaction is expected to close in the year’s fourth quarter.
Creative Planning adds CTB Financial Services; TFS Wealth Management joins Pensionmark; Highland Private Wealth sub-acquires Trellis Advisors; and more.
Early assumes role of chief strategy officer at Vestwell; Principal selects Dessouki as chief marketing officer; Puerto joins J.P. Morgan Private Bank as head of retirement plan solutions.
Deal to connect 401(k) accounts to wealth advisory signals further push in retirement and wealth management convergence, says Future Capital CEO.
While the firm is looking to divest the results of its 2019 acquisition of United Capital, it will continue to push into third-party asset management and custody businesses.
Innovest adds Jansson as retirement plan consultant; Wealth Enhancements adds $341M First Capital Advisors; Latimer joins Steward Partners in Florida expansion push; and more.
The head of Ascensus discusses the importance of partnering with advisers to foster innovation in the retirement plan space.
Corebridge names Muderrisoglu head of investor and ratings relations; TIAA promotes Houser to head of institutional sales; Tifin Amp’s founder Nair steps aside, Gagliano named CEO; and more.
Shelly Nolfi and Holly Monday will join in the newly created positions of assistant vice president for client management and expansion.
Cetera seals Securian deal with 91% retention; Sequoia adds wealth manager with practice area focused on clients with special needs; UBS snags $640M Ohio-based wealth manager; and more.
Founder Long to take chairman role as John Longley, former SVB private wealth head, becomes CEO.
Newfront hires Sakata, Nelson to retirement services team; Bartlett joins Choreo as SVP of advisers; startup AdvisorCheck taps former RIA head Tam for CEO; and more.
Ameriprise adds 3 teams worth total of $1.1B in client assets; Mercer Advisors Snags Texas-based $680M wealth advisory; Cetera adds father-daughter-led RIA; and more.
Ascensus expands NQDC sales team; The Standard promotes Angie Cuthill within individual annuities; Optima names Paul Fletcher head of its new asset and wealth business line; and more.
The OneDigitial retirement plan leader says the aggregator’s company-wide focus on the employee guides its strategic growth.
Meanwhile, workplace retirement and benefits aggregator Mercer picks up $720M wealth manager.
LPL brings on $6.5B RIA; Sanctuary snags former UBS firm; Steward acquires Vantage Point from Merrill; and more.
The move adds student loan-related tools such as employee payment management and debt refinancing to the digital 401(k) provider’s platform.