Diana Britton

Diana
Britton
Managing Editor

Diana Britton is the Managing Editor of WealthManagement.com and REP. Magazine, covering asset management and independent broker/dealers from all angles. A native of Los Angeles, she now lives in Queens, N.Y.

Articles
Wealth Advisors with Heart: David Miller
David Miller is treasurer of the Kuykenstrong Foundation, an organization that supports families of children struggling with cancer being treated at the Lombardi Cancer Center in the University of Georgetown.
Wealth Advisors with Heart: Carla Koren
Sixty-five percent of fourth graders nationwide can’t read at the benchmark level, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress. In California, it’s 73 percent. Morgan Stanley advisor Carla Koren has been trying to change that.
Wealth Advisors with Heart: Tracye Caughell
Tracye Caughell cofounded and volunteers at the Children’s Musical Theatre of Bartlesville.
What Do Corporate Inversions Mean for Clients?
Some companies are merging with offshore companies and moving out of the U.S. But if they’re doing it solely for tax reasons or clients are long-time shareholders, then these inversions aren’t good investments.
Lending to Advisors Is Often a Gut Decision
Lenders often make a gut decision when financing a deal, said M&A experts at FSI's Advisor Summit in Washington, D.C. So the difference between a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ on financing depends on how an advisor communicates their plan, vision and process.
Advisors: Confidence in Gross Wavers, But PIMCO Will Recover
Some advisors say Bill Gross’ move to Janus could cause redemptions at PIMCO in the short term, but most believe the firm will recover.
PIMCO's Bill Gross Jumps Ship to Join Janus Capital
After a tumultuous year, bond king Bill Gross is ending his 43-year career at PIMCO to run Janus' Unconstrained Bond Fund. Janus’ stock was up 40 percent in pre-market trading, with pre-market volume at 14 million shares.
Top 5 Reasons For Working at an RIA Firm
Why are many choosing to join an RIA over other financial services firms? A new survey from Schwab Advisor Services provides a clue.
Bruton's Lucia Capital Acquires $170 Million RIA
Lucia Capital Group has acquired the client relationships of a $170 million RIA firm, thanks in large part to Derek Bruton, former LPL exec and Lucia’s new CEO.
IAA Names Tittsworth’s Replacement
Karen Barr, general counsel of the Investment Adviser Association, will take over for the organization's long-time President and CEO David Tittsworth in November.
Ladenburg Buying Spree Continues with $45M SSN Purchase
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services is set to pay $45 million to add Securities Service Network to its ever-growing set of broker/dealers, after just a month picking up Seattle-based KMS Financial Services.
RCAP Acquires Docupace
Nicholas Schorsch's RCS Capital (RCAP) will take a majority interest in Docupace Technologies, giving the firm's 11 b/ds and 9,700 advisors access to its electronic processing and document management tools.
LPL Attracts $1 Billion Firm to Custody Platform
LPL Financial continues to grow its RIA custody platform, adding a $1.2 billion advisory firm, StreamSong Advisors.
Advisors Weigh In on CalPERS’ Decision
Most advisors who responded to a flash survey weren’t enamored by CalPERS’ decision to dump hedge funds, saying they already ignore the investing genre anyway.
Advisors Say ISIS Is Biggest Geopolitical Risk 2
Advisors are responding to geopolitical conflicts—with ISIS seen as the biggest threat— by backing away from riskier assets and underweighting international markets in their clients’ portfolios.
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