The selling advisor always thinks their practice is worth a lot more than it is and valuation companies seem to agree.

Practice acquisition (acquiring a retiring advisor's practice) is an incredibly lucrative way to grow your business exponentially, and as advisors age, there will be ample opportunity for younger advisors to acquire practices. In the next 10-15 years, there's going to be a glut of “for sale by owner” practices, but the simple fact is that they are not going to be worth the multiples that are being thrown around now.  

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Financial Planning content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access