Jersey City, N.J.-based TD Ameritrade last week bought a small Baltimore-based trust company with close to $1 billion in 401(k) assets, according to Investment News.   Most of Gail Weiss & Assoc.’s retirement dollars come from registered investment advisors (RIAs).

The acquisition marks a recent increase on the part of custodians in tapping into the growing RIA channel to grow their retirement businesses.

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