Aegon Asset Management Hires Distribution Head; TRA Acquires Virginia TPA Firm; American Century Investments Names Senior Retirement Strategist; and more.
On the 12 transactions tracked by Fidelity in April 2019, 11 involved registered investment advisers and one involved an independent broker/dealer.
Congratulations once again to all the finalists and winners of this year's PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Adviser of the Year Awards.
This list includes advisers who reach the top of their respective peer groups in terms of assets under advisement or number of retirement plan clients, including defined contribution, defined benefit and nonqualified plans.
Fidelity’s 2019 Wealth Management M&A Transaction Report shows there were 23 RIA deals inked during the year worth $1 billion or more.
CFB Board sees decumulation as a likely driver of digital advice innovation, especially as an aging population creates a need for more efficient and effective services.
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.
Data from Cerulli Associates shows advisory practices are migrating away from measuring their value based on their investment expertise.
Advisers discuss the software their firms currently use, how they access client information, and how succession planning figures into the future of their practices.
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.”
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.
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.
Once again this year, in an attempt to minimize the number of surveys we ask you to complete, we have combined the Top 100 questionnaire with our annual Retirement Plan Adviser Survey. The deadline has been extended through the end of the day.
New at this year’s conference, advisers will have the ability to earn their PLANSPONSOR Retirement Professional designation while in attendance, and we are particularly excited for our opening evening speaker, the award-winning comedian and actor Jason Alexander.
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.
At the end of the day there just aren’t all that many people working on retirement plans, so it is only natural that firms will compete for and trade talent.