On the prowl for new avenues for growth, private equity firms are ramping up their pursuit of the RIA market.

Mercer Advisor's acquisition of Kanaly Trust, involving not one but two powerhouse private equity firms, is the most recent example of the increasing influence of PE firms in the advisory space.

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