Louis Diamond Quoted – By Andrew Welsch, Barron’s – For more than a decade, a steady stream of advisors have quit their jobs at wirehouses and other big brokerage firms in order to open independent practices. A multitude of companies have since sprung up to offer so-called breakaway brokers support in making the transition from employee to owner. Today, there may be just as many ways for advisors to go independent as there are flavors at Baskin-Robbins.
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To Score Eye-Popping Offers, Brokers Need the Right Business Mix and a Little Chutzpah, Recruiters Say
Louis Diamond Quoted – By Miriam Rozen, AdvisorHub – As the recruiting wars intensify, seasoned advisors have opportunities to entertain multiple offers and engage in horse-trading to try and inflate signing bonuses, recruiters say. Firms hope to forecast the book’s future growth rate by looking at the client mix—a niche focus on dentists, for example, can help, according to Louis Diamond, a recruiter in Morristown, New Jersey.
By Jacqueline Sergeant, Financial Advisor Magazine – A longtime Merrill Lynch father-son team with $500 million in assets has left to join RBC Wealth Management in Chicago, according to a news release.
By Miriam Rozen, AdvisorHub – RBC Wealth Management on Thursday nabbed a Chicago-area Merrill Lynch Wealth Management father-son team that managed more than $500 million in client assets, according to an RBC spokesperson.
JPMorgan is stepping up its fight to hold onto private bankers with an unusual move — going after a firm an ex-employee founded
Louis Diamond Quoted – By Hayley Cuccinello, Business Insider – Big banks often sue former wealth advisors to stop them from soliciting clients. JPMorgan is upping the ante by taking an RIA to court over its hires. “Private bankers work with a very small number of ultrawealthy individuals, which is the exact type of business that every firm is looking for,” said the executive recruiter Louis Diamond, who has previously recruited for both JPMorgan and Cresset.
Louis Diamond Quoted – By Miriam Rozen and Mason Braswell, AdvisorHub – UBS Wealth Management USA has recast its offers for private bank recruits as it looks to make its recruiting deals more attractive to the non-traditional hiring pool, according to two recruiters with knowledge of the firm’s deals. UBS’s willingness to put more money on the table upfront likely signals that its bank recruits have been paying off, said Louis Diamond, an industry recruiter in New Jersey.
By Louis Diamond, Advisor Hub – An expanded landscape with more options than ever before has advisors wondering: “Should I go for the short-term windfall or bet on the long-term potential?” And there are good cases for both options.
Louis Diamond Quoted – By Peter Rawlings, Financial Advisor IQ – Wirehouses have been sweetening their succession programs in a bid to keep as many client assets in-house as they can. The recent changes can be a boon to outgoing financial advisors, who can cash out at higher rates and to newer advisors who might get the chance to buy a book of business.
Louis Diamond Interviewed – With Matt Ackerman and Rob Sandrew, Integrated Partners – Now, more than ever, advisors have options and opportunities to put them ahead of the competition. In this episode, Matt Ackermann is joined with Louis Diamond of Diamond Consultants and Robert Sandrew of Integrated Partners as they discuss the process of making the move to being an independent advisor.
Louis Diamond Mentioned – By Sam Del Rowe, Financial Advisor IQ – Registered investment advisor Robert Harris, a wirehouse veteran, believes being independent is better for advisors. Harris is a senior wealth advisor at Avidian Wealth Solutions, a Houston-based RIA firm. He spent 19 years with UBS before moving to Avidian in 2019.
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