New M&A data from Schwab seems to suggest that the RIA space is not consolidating as fast as some have predicted it would – though the final analysis depends on how you define consolidation.

“The premise is that there will be consolidation due to increased cost and regulation complexity. We aren’t seeing that,” said Nick Georgis, vice president of Schwab Advisor Services. “There’s no evidence in the numbers that this is happening,”

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