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The SEC charged an ex-UBS broker with defrauding elderly clients of $730,000, which she allegedly used for vacations, a country club membership, vehicles and clothes.
Focus Financial Partners named Dan Sontag, a former president of Merrill Lynch's global wealth management unit, to its board of directors.
Merrill Lynch has transitioned more than $100 billion onto its new platform, Merrill Lynch One, which executives say is the biggest technology upgrade in decades.
UBS Wealth Management Americas reported record revenues of $1.89 billion, but profits slipped 3% year-over-year, due in part to higher compensation expenses.
Merrill Lynch's expanding financial boot camp deepens relationships by helping wealthy clients ensure that the family fortune lasts beyond this generation and the next.
As the firm pursues growth, Raymond James executives are striving to maintain its intimate feel and regional firm culture.
Raymond James is launching a new education campaign to arm the firm's advisors with tools and techniques based on research from MIT's AgeLab.
Record quarterly profits of $122.7 million were boosted in part by the performance of the regional firm's private client group.
Optimism abounds in an increasingly crowded market for servicing breakaway advisors.
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management's profits climbed 11% in the second quarter, rising to $471 million from $426 million a year ago. Client assets topped $2 trillion for the first time.
Despite record revenues from wealth management, Bank of America reported that profits slid 43% due to $4 billion in litigation expenses.
Benjamin F. Edwards grabbed nearly a dozen advisors and opened offices in three states.
D.A. Davidson gets a facelift as the regional firm nears its 80th anniversary and enters a new period of growth.
Wells Fargo's second quarter profits rose to $5.7 billion, buoyed in part by a roughly 25% increase in profits at the San Francisco bank's wealth, brokerage and retirement unit.
Raymond James & Associates lured away a UBS advisor team managing $575 million in assets.
Deutsche Bank's asset and wealth management unit is in growth mode in the U.S., hiring a string of managers and advisors.
With the acquisition of broker-dealer McAdams Wright Ragen complete, Baird has grown to more than 800 advisors and $125 billion in assets.
Morgan Stanley has lost a team that generated $3 million in annual revenue to Steward Partners Global Advisory, boosting the eight-month old independent firm's total recruited assets to more than $1 billion.
Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman wants to reduce advisor compensation relative to revenues, but experts warn that changing comp isn't without pitfalls.
Ameriprise enticed away a Morgan Stanley advisor who generated $1 million in annual revenue, according to a spokesman for the regional broker-dealer.