Tag: Practice management

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.

Competing for Advisers With Tools and Services: Retirement Industry M&A Activity

Pressing industry trends and emerging opportunities are reflected in recent merger and acquisition activity among retirement plan advisers and service providers, and in the efforts of other firms to restructure their basic approach to sales and service; PLANADVISER hears from Fi360, AssetMark, Cetera Financial and others about their visions for the future.

DISRUPTION: AssetMark Executive on Outsourcing and Practice Growth

Matt Matrisian, SVP of strategic initiatives at AssetMark, is passionate about the topic of advisory practice management, enough so that he wrote a 300 page book on the subject; chatting off-the-cuff with PLANADVISER, he argues outsourcing is the way of the future.