Articles tagged "Stier"


Boston Convention Center: Advisors were swarming exhibitor booths for much of IMPACT 2010

Eight software vendors give insider accounts of their IMPACT 2010 booth experiences
Non-stop booth traffic -- including visits from giant RIAs -- suggests advisors came to Boston in a code-buying mood

Tuesday 11.9.10
Mike Stier: I wasn’t crazy about having big banks for customers and we were getting unsolicited inquiries from RIAs.

Little-known Adhesion's big RIA wins less surprising when underlying pedigree is considered
Companies as diverse as First Union, Vestmark, Schwab, Goldman Sachs, [now] Accenture and Sciens Capital have fingerprints on this fast-riser

Tuesday 9.28.10
Dick Smith: SEI’s gone through a lot of iterations and they made special considerations for us. Yet, still, you’re constrained by the standardization they employ.

Unravelling why a big, loyal SEI advisor moved its assets to Schwab
In automating wealth management, Dick Smith chose Adhesion and needed custody

Monday 9.27.10
Matthew Judge: Breakaway brokers don't want to explain to brokers why they can't have the same separate account managers.

TD Ameritrade paves the way for breakaway books of business to transfer intact
PlaceMark deal modifies unified managed account platform so advisors can plug in their former wrap managers

Wednesday 9.15.10
Bill Crager: There's real business happening in the RIA market.

[Updated] 10 reasons why the Envestnet IPO filing is for real
The platform giant has a monopolistic position and the opportunity to pull away

Thursday 7.29.10
Bill Crager: We do have a very large presence in the broker-dealer market, but most of the fiduciary work we've built will be delivered to the RIA market initially.

Envestnet is honing its business model -- and message -- as it drives toward an IPO
The giant product clearinghouse is recasting itself as a purveyor of fiduciary process

Wednesday 6.30.10
Marc Channick: Any of the three of us could have turned the other two in and tripled their book of business

A Harvard lawyer, a Columbia MBA and an engineer break away from AllianceBernstein private client unit to form an RIA
The San Diego-based advisors may be among the first to leave the company to turn independent

Wednesday 6.16.10
Mike Apker: We want advisors to think of us as a full outsourcing partner.

Envestnet buys a company to gain an edge with Schwab RIAs
The big TAMP's purchase is a move toward more generalized outsourcing

Monday 6.14.10
Fortigent hired Chad Givens to conquer California

Fortigent and Adhesion staff up to haul in bigger fish in the outsourcing market
Advisors who never considered outsourcing see it in a different light today

Thursday 3.18.10

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