The former Merrill Lynch team, led by advisor Lars Olson, wanted to stay in Marion, Ohio, to be part of the town’s revitalization, so they decided to go independent with Sanctuary Wealth.
Signature Bank, the New York lender that’s long catered to the Trump family, also is closing two personal accounts in which the president held about $5.3 million.
According to the commission, the duo claimed a "spiritual revelation" had yielded an algorithm for a high-yielding trading platform, but they were just two con men who met in prison.
Thrivent also promoted Luke Winskowski, current head of Thrivent Advisor Network, to lead the group's new advice and wealth management division.
Joey Stemmle helped start a student chapter at Virginia Commonwealth University before ascending to his current leadership role.
Here are the breakaways, mergers and acquisitions announced the week of January 4, 2021.
With the acquisition of MRA Associates, Captrust can now offer income and estate tax compliance and consulting services, a new offering for its clients.
Miles, a former principal at AdvicePeriod, plans to help the RIA expand services to clients and get employee-owned Freestone national name recognition to lure more advisors to its ranks.
William D. King, CEO of ABA Accountants, has also been temporarily barred by the SEC for selling penny stocks without disclosing his fees.
His family discovered thousands of Post-it notes with potential deals and financial commitments all over the walls at his Park City, Utah, mansion.