So much for the second-quarter slowdown.

Last year, RIA mergers and acquisitions fell to a mere five deals in the second quarter of the year, leading the deal trackers at Schwab Advisor Services to speculate that advisors were simply focusing more on clients' taxes than on their own transactions.

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