Mark Copeland, Founder of $19B Signature Estate & Investment Advisors (SEIA) and Ben Prigal, Vice President of Reverence Capital Partners, discuss the value of partnership between private equity and RIAs, practice valuation, PE’s attraction to the wealth management space, and more.
CEO Brad Bueermann discusses key aspects of M&A and succession, the most important factors around multiples, valuations, and maximizing enterprise value, the future of M&A, and much more.
James Hughes of Live Oak Bank discusses debt financing for prospective breakaway advisors looking to de-risk a leap to independence or payoff a note balance, or business owners seeking funds for acquisitions or succession planning.
The new president of Kestra Holding’s Bluespring Wealth Partners discusses the firm’s mission of acquiring independent wealth management practices, and shares his unique perspective on M&A, independence, business ownership, and more.
Kevin Myeroff shares how he built a $2B firm, the process of planning for succession and ultimate decision to sell NCA Financial Planners to Sequoia Financial.
When it comes to M&A, there are plenty of independent business owners and wirehouse advisors who have their sights on becoming acquirers, yet it’s an incredibly competitive environment with more buyers than sellers. Here’s how to compete and win.
One-on-One with Rudy Adolf: How Focus Financial Partners Revolutionized RIA M&A—and Went Public in the Process
Rudy Adolf describes how the idea of Focus Financial Partners evolved, filling a gap in how independent financial advisors accessed capital, resources and monetized their life’s work, plus the firm’s journey as a public company and more.
What does it take to garner the attention of one of the leading private equity firms in the world? Beacon Pointe’s President Matt Cooper and Sasank Chary, Managing Director of KKR, answer that question and more.
Part 2 of 2 on M&A: For advisors who are reviewing their firm’s retire-in-place program, considering a recruitment deal, or looking to launch an independent firm, understanding the value on the open market is critical.
The excitement around M&A activity has many financial advisors considering their future. Is independence the right path? And if you build an independent firm, who will buy it? This episode compares and contrasts options.
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