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Jonathan Haray: The real question is if the evidence will stem to Virtus from F-Squared, and in some sense the investigators are starting from scratch.

SEC denies Freedom of Information request by RIABiz related to Virtus funds as Ameriprise and TD Ameritrade become latest biggies to cut ties
The regulator's non-response isn't proof of an investigation but big broker-dealers continue to see smoke as fire -- and Virtus's own SEC docs seem to warn of potential trouble brewing

Monday 3.30.15
Danny Sarch: I don't think this is desperate at all. If you don't have money, then you can't make the deals.

Ameriprise makes its move upmarket by first moving its bonus payouts to Wall Street levels
The Minneapolis-based broker jacks its sticker bid to 150% bonuses of brokers' last 12-months of revenue

Friday 6.13.14
Wayne Meier: When Amerprise sold them, I was glad to see it.

How exactly Securities America won back a $414 million team that left in a huff in 2007
The once embattled broker-dealer -- after switching out Ameriprise as owner -- is determined to woo back former advisors who left during turmoil

Thursday 9.26.13
Andrew Gonski: It made us commit to a higher level of asset management and risk management.

LPL bags a big Ameriprise advisor-under-RIA after CFA pursuit 'opened my eyes'
The big IBD will share the relationship with a Boston-based OSJ that uses LPL

Friday 9.13.13
DeLynn Zell: We thought about Schwab but we still needed a broker-dealer affiliation.

LPL vacuums up yet another $1-billion cluster of mostly RIA assets Alabama-style
With many parallels to its $2-billion AFG win a couple weeks ago, LPL hoovers Lincoln and Ameriprise reps -- and a HNW RIA -- in one big go

Wednesday 8.15.12
Wayne Bloom knows first-hand that his advisors are being courted by other firms.  “I even had an RIA try to recruit me."

Commonwealth raises payouts for big advisors and slashes trading commissions
The IBD is competing with LPL, holding ground against RIAs and flexing its muscles, analysts say

Monday 3.14.11
Ben Marks: It would defeat the purpose of the hybrid model if we were to custody with other brokers.

How LPL lured advisors from Raymond James, UBS and Ameriprise to its hybrid RIA platform
The big IBD is rapidly growing an RIA custody unit with advisors who want to do fee business in a brokerage environment

Wednesday 3.2.11
Bernie Clark: An advisor coming to Schwab with alternative assets to custody needs to be able to provide some transparency.

Schwab leads effort to create industrywide solution for alternative assets
The San Francisco custodial giant is now working to recruit other members to DTCC innovation

Friday 12.17.10
Charles Goldman: Off advisors' minds.

What do advisors care about? The new SEC that emerged in July, for one thing.
Plus, what a Smith Barney breakaway team is finding out about financial plans

Thursday 8.12.10
Craig Gordon is making sure that the Royal Bank of Canada gives RIAs all benefits of scale enjoyed by the company's staff brokers.

8 ways that the RIA business is achieving scale at breakneck speed
IPOs, venture capitalists, RIAs and big corporations are all spending heavily to make it easier for RIAs to become big business

Wednesday 8.4.10
Manish Dave: It's not enough to have technology and a payout. Ameriprise wants to be a strategic partner.

In a move that risks a backlash from within, Ameriprise opens the door wide for bigger wirehouse brokers
Training advisors has become more expensive, says analyst -- so the company has a new strategy to recruit experience advisors

Friday 7.30.10
Bernie Clark sees advisors building better businesses now that there isn't a bull market to make almost automatic.

Schwab's Bernie Clark on why RIAs are figuring out how to grow ... and other items from the RIABiz cutting room floor
What was left out of RIABiz's Amerprise story, and why; plus, advisory industry intelligence from our readership stats

Monday 7.12.10
H.A. McGill didn't have Ameriprise on his radar until friends told him the give it a look.

How Ameriprise used its franchise system to snare a Smith Barney breakaway
H.A. McGill found that the Minneapolis broker-dealer was friendly to tuck-in deals

Tuesday 7.6.10
Jeff Roper keeps a part-time legal practice in St. Louis but also owns RIAs in Harrisburg, Pa. Seattle and Fresno

Why and how a lawyer in St. Louis is running RIA franchises in Fresno, Seattle
A close-up look at how one investor uses The Mutual Fund Store as a way to tap the RIA opportunity

Monday 4.12.10
Patrick J. Burns: I'm not sure the SEC or FINRA has the stomach for a return to the days of heavy litigation.

Broker protocol may be endangered by complexities as membership starts to explode
Merrill Lynch, LPL and Ameriprise create addendums to once-sacred truce; they may spark an unfavorable trend

Friday 1.29.10
Parick O'Connell: Very simply, we realized that on the employee side that we were running a feeder system to the franchise business [of Ameriprise]

Ameriprise Financial clamps down on franchisees with new rules
New requirements and bigger fees instituted in November could put franchise ownership out of reach for many brokers

Wednesday 12.2.09
Thomas McGuirk: I didn't like the person I was during those three months

The number one obstacle to completing a clean breakaway from a wirehouse
Leading a double life is not for the faint of heart

Monday 10.5.09

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