HighTower has expanded its West Coast market by picking up an independent team with $400 million in assets in Bellevue, Wash.
Community banks need to rethink their technology and marketing to ensure they are snagging a piece of the millennial generation. Big banks have the lead in reaching this demographic, but they are vulnerable, experts said.
'There is a limited supply of top quality RIAs having the right stuff,' says M&A advisor David Selig. 'Suitors are clearly prepared to pay nine times cash flow or more for these gems.'
Deutsche Bank hired James Dilworth, chief executive officer of Allianz Global Investors Europe, to lead management of active assets.
Barclays saw a rise in the number of U.S. shares traded in its dark pool, paring some of the losses in the two weeks after it was sued by New York for allegedly lying to customers of the venue.
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Many advisors have not formalized their client communication practices, a misstep that could hamper long-term business success, according to a recent FPA study.
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.
Using multiple accounts for a Roth IRA conversion gives clients a chance to separate winners and losers after the fact.
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.
Ion Bank has been using interactive teller machines, which let customers conduct video chats with tellers, for more than a year. The technology has helped some of its branches stay open for business 27 hours longer per week without overspending.
As the firm pursues growth, Raymond James executives are striving to maintain its intimate feel and regional firm culture.
Raymond James Trust has nearly doubled its business in 3 years working closely with advisors in the employee advisory channel and independents.
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The executive appears to fill a position vacated by a former JP Morgan private banker who left after three months on the job.
Morgan Stanley agreed to pay $275 million to resolve a U.S. regulators claim the company misled investors in the sale of more than $2.5 billion of bonds backed by home loans.
The Massachusetts Democrat unsurprisingly defended the financial reform law, yet also indicated he disagreed with regulators on implementation of some elements and a push by Sen. Elizabeth Warren to restore Depression-era rules separating banking from other industries.
BlackRock Inc., Fidelity Investments and Vanguard Group Inc., three of the five largest money-market fund providers, expressed support for the new rules adopted today by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to end years of debate on how to make the $2.6 trillion industry safer.
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