Tag: Practice management

In M&A Assessments, Culture Matters as Much as Revenue

The inside story of the acquisition of Blue Prairie Group by Cerity Partners shows the foundational importance of long-term relationships and enthusiastic staffers in steering industry M&A activity.

Is Your Advisory Business Market-Ready?

There are many succession options for retirement plan advisers planning for their own futures, but whatever route an owner may take, advanced planning will improve the process.

RBG and Triad Discuss Recently Confirmed Affiliation

Triad and Resources Investment Advisors say the recruitment of Retirement Benefits Group reflects the way retirement-focused advisers are seeking integrated practice management solutions and hands-on support from brokerage and custody service providers.

Cetera Launches Adviser Loan and Equity Programs

As part of new adviser alignment and engagement initiatives, the firm this week launched an equity value participation program, as well as a loan program aimed at driving “mutually beneficial organic growth.”

PANC 2018: Responding to RFPs

It has become more common for plans with upwards of $20 million in assets to go through a formal RFP process to find a new adviser, but it can be a cumbersome process to respond.

PANC 2018: The State of Adviser M&A

With industry statistics showing that 25% of advisers have changed firms in the last four years, there are clearly many advisers in pursuit of the right business model.

Ladenburg Launches Succession Planning Platform

According to the firm, the new suite of service offerings and tools will assist advisers across Ladenburg’s independent advisory and brokerage subsidiaries in achieving their strategic business goals through practice acquisitions and the development of continuity plans.