Content tagged "Park Sutton Advisors"



Elliott Weissbluth: Liz and I are working the deal-making together. This isn't assigned downstream to a sales team

With a reminiscent fire, Elliot Weissbluth personally leads a new charge to buy RIAs
The CEO of HighTower, with a big assist from Liz Nesvold and a $150 million line of credit, is on the prowl for large practices

Friday 3.18.16
David Selig: We worked to figure out what to do when both firms competed for the same clients. Finally, we just decided to compete.

Two RIA M&A firms merge -- sort of -- when they're not competing head-to-head
Park Sutton and Advice Dynamics Partners are trying out the power of two, without too much heavy paperwork

Tuesday 1.19.16
Michael J. Cleary: One of the things our clients are going to be looking for in the next five to 10 years is what's next for Cleary Gull.

An $8.4 billion wealth manager emerges in Milwaukee after old RBC spinoff, Cleary Gull, finds local love
Johnson Financial Group adds 40 advisors and $2.1 billion but does a reverse branding merger

Thursday 1.7.16
Hellman & Friedman managing director Allen Thorpe was onboard during LPL's turbo-growth years.

Why the PE that helped take LPL public now controls Edelman Financial and plans to invest more heavily
Hellman & Friedman has assumed lead-player status from Lee Equity Partners, the latest move in key-man Ric Edelman's uphill quest to make himself obsolete

Monday 10.12.15
Barbara Yastine left Ally Bank CEO role in June after the shares fell below the IPO price.

After pocketing $5.2 million in 2014 comp as Ally Bank CEO, Barbara Yastine joins Lebenthal as Frank Campanale exits
Alexandra Lebenthal takes the co-CEO role of the wealth manager and she intends to woo more female advisors

Monday 9.21.15
Jim Nesci: If 1% of our customers were turned into wealth management clients, it's a new mechanism to feed a new business.

Why a suburban New Jersey bank and a white-shoe $1.3 billion RIA found love in Morrristown
A lousy lending market is stunting Beacon Trust's revenues; enter The MDE Group with its revenue-rich 200 ultra-wealthy clients

Wednesday 1.28.15
Ric Edelman: Our thought was we'd hire a COO who could turn in a few years into a CEO. We've decided to accelerate that process now.

Wanted: New CEO for Edelman Financial whose name is not Ric Edelman
As Edelman grooms his firm for a sale, the timetable to replace himself at the chief exec spot fast-forwards by years

Friday 1.23.15
Clayton G. Deutsch: If you know Peter Raimondi, you know we're not going to sit on cruise control.

As Boston Private and Banyan Partners merge, the Big Three roll-ups become the Big Four
Banyan's Peter Raimondi will lead the combined entity that could morph into a fearsome acquirer

Thursday 7.17.14
Mark Hurley: The goal for us is not to build up and flip.

After more than two years of radio silence, Mark Hurley pings with a stake-taking in an under-the-radar RIA
The writer of firebrand reports describes his own company as 'boring' -- questionably -- but lately has lived up to his billing

Friday 8.23.13
We knew if we were successful with all three of these deals it would require a herculean transition efforts.

Banyan reels in two more RIAs pushing its assets across the $4 billion line -- now comes the challenge
Peter J. Raimondi gets closer to his dream of creating a national firm with acquisitions of firms with a combined billion in AUM

Friday 8.23.13
James "Chip" Mahan: If you ask any banker about the SBA, they'll say it's messy with a lot of paperwork and sometimes the SBA won't pay. But we disagree.

Fidelity's M&A program reload looks 'game-changing' after it partners with a middleman to get Uncle Sam to guarantee RIA deals
The piece de resistance is a maverick-owned North Carolina bank with an RIA-savvy ex-Schwabbie and software that fights SBA red tape

Thursday 6.20.13
Richard Yoken:  I’ve always decided to fly under the radar and now we don’t mind being picked up over the radar.

A $1 billion RIA in the NY burbs got there without marketing now Focus Financial is assigned the makeover
Portfolio Strategy Group sells to the New York-based RIA umbrella and a website is the first order of business

Friday 2.1.13
Jon Beatty says many advisors are still more fixated on tending to nervous clients than doing deals.

The RIA M&A market stumbled in 2012, but giants were not deterred, Schwab end-of-year data shows
M&A activity still sickly slow by some reckonings, but harbingers of mating activity abound

Monday 1.28.13
Marty Bicknell: If the phone rings, we'll be opportunistic.

Marty Bicknell self-declares a slowdown after bringing on $700 million more of RIA assets to punctuate an epic streak of deals
The Mariner CEO's personal barnstorming led to more than tripling his firm's assets from $2 billion to $6.5 billion with Brinton Eaton as 2012's finishing touch

Thursday 12.6.12
Valerie Newell is young, ambitious and happy to hand off some headaches to Marty Bicknell. She says: We want to continue to do what we've done.

With as much finesse as cash, Marty Bicknell wins a $1.3 billion RIA in an auction-style contest
Mariner Wealth Advisors brushed aside a host of competitive bids to absorb Cincinnati-based RiverPoint -- a rare jewel for its size, quality and availability

Tuesday 10.30.12

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