David Reich, Hub retirement and private wealth, says the latest acquisition will help the firm improve its retirement planning and financial wellness capabilities.
Hub International’s buying streak of retirement specialist brokerage and advisory firms continues.
WhartonHill’s leaders say they will also continue their partnership with both Global Retirement Partners and LPL Financial, “and look forward to expanding that relationship going forward.”
Hub’s buying streak of established retirement plan advisory firms continues with the acquisition of EPIC Retirement Services Consulting in New York.
“We're excited for Barbara Delaney and the team to join Hub,” said David Reich, National President, Hub Retirement and Private Wealth.
With the acquisition of Washington Financial Group, HUB International has made public the first of a series of significant anticipated acquisitions of Global Retirement Partners firms.
Principal is incorporating capabilities from the Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust platform into its own proprietary recordkeeping system, which will serve Principal and transitioning Wells Fargo customers moving forward.
PCS and Aspire, both founded nearly two decades ago with the common goal of providing specialized services to investment fiduciaries, will join together to achieve the benefits of scale in an increasingly competitive marketplace.
An interest in consolidating wealth management and institutional businesses drove many advisory industry M&A deals in the second quarter.
On the 12 transactions tracked by Fidelity in April 2019, 11 involved registered investment advisers and one involved an independent broker/dealer.
The deal is for $45.00 per share in cash, for a total value of $3.02 billion.