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Advisor Growth Strategies:
Provides custom business management solutions engineered for leading financial advisory firms through design, growth, and exit.  Contact John Furey to learn more.

DeVoe & Company:
Offers comprehensive valuation, strategy and M&A advisory services to help you accelerate the achievement of your business goals. Review the DeVoe RIA Deal Book™ – Q2 2018 to learn more about recent acquisition activity. Contact David DeVoe to learn more.

ECHELON Partners:
Provides FINRA-licensed investment banking and M&A services (through wholly owned broker-dealer), customized valuations appropriate for the particular situation, and management consulting for projects such as equity sharing, succession planning, executive compensation, shareholder liquidity and growth strategy.  Check out their 2018 RIA M&A Deal Report. Contact Dan Seivert to learn more at 888.560.9027. 

FP Transitions:
Helps grow your financial services practice through valuation, continuity, succession, exit planning, buying and selling, and acquisition. Contact David Grau to learn more.

InCap Group, Inc:
Offers investment banking services to asset managers, wealth managers, securities brokers, and FinTech companies, including merger & acquisition advice, valuations, and strategic advice. Contact James Tennies to learn more.

Miller Canfield:
Attorneys Steven J. Rotunno, Esq. and Noël P. Goudreau, Esq. provide investment advisory services in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and succession planning.

Park Sutton Advisors:
Offers advisory services encompassing mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, strategic alliances, joint ventures, valuations and succession planning. Contact Steven Levitt to learn more.

The Current M&A Environment for Wealth Management Firms

M&A Activity for Wealth Management firms is at a record high in terms of both the number of transactions and the valuation of firms. Increasingly, more players are coming into the space, seeking to effect transactions. In this webinar, panelists Jim Tennies, President and Found, and Jaime Carvello, Managing Director of InCap Group Inc. will explore various important considerations such as M&A valuation, deal structure, motivations of buyers and sellers, types of buyers in the marketplace, and related topics of interest.

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Live Q&A with Oak Street Funding
Join RIA leaders and Oak Street Funding executives answer some of our most frequently asked questions our borrowers have regarding firm financing options, the state of the industry, and what it's like to really work with us.

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Mergers and Acquisitions in the RIA Industry
We hear and read about best practices for successful mergers and acquisitions, but what is the process really like? Join us for “Mergers & Acquisitions in the RIA Industry” with Steven Levitt of Park Sutton Advisors.

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Valuation & Deal Structure in the RIA Industry

Acquisitions in the asset and wealth management industry has picked up considerably, but reaching an agreement on valuation has never been easy. To learn more about valuation, view our webinar, “Valuation & Deal Structure in the RIA Industry” with Steven Levitt of Park Sutton Advisors and Chris Frieden of Alston & Bird.

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Navigating Purchase Price in Advisor Acquisitions
Learn about purchase price considerations, common valuation methodologies, offset and adjustments to purchase price, and tax allocation issues in the webinar presented by Noël P. Goudreau, Esq. of Miller Canfield.

 

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