RiskFirst adds leader of business development; The Wagner Law Group launches Bankruptcy and Restructuring practice; Alight Solutions announces new CEO; and more.
Man GLG announces head of Asia equities; Pacific Life adds sales SVP; Fiduciary Trust hires VP of client service team; and more.
Mercer adds health and benefits consultant in California office, and Ascensus names retirement plan VP for western division.
TRA appoints national sales manager; SS&C Technologies names retirement solutions manager; MMA acquires Illinois brokerage firm; and more.
Cohen & Buckmann adds counsel to Employee Benefits & ERISA practice; Penn Mutual hires portfolio managers for balanced income strategy; and retirement services leader of Millennium Trust retires.
The federal government will provide itself 30 additional days to review economically significant mergers and acquisitions—which include for example the purchase of TD Ameritrade by Charles Schwab.
According to the firms, part of the rationale behind the move is that it combines two highly complementary businesses into a technology-enabled global platform that is more relevant and responsive to client needs.
Wilshire Consulting president resigns and announces successor; The Standard names government and regulatory affairs director; DCIIA unveils founding members and pillars for RRC; and more.
Former Pentegra SVP launches expert firm focused on group retirement plans; Barber rejoins Franklin Templeton to head municipal bond team; Schwab to acquired fixed income separate accounts manager; and more.
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.