- T&E Rising: T&E is essentially cash added to your deal, and firms are increasingly willing to allocate considerable dollars to this bucket.
- Salary/Bonus Model Rising: Smaller boutiques are seeking to change broker compensation by paying a base salary, and “true up” the Advisors and the end of the month or quarter.
- Sell and Retire: Firms are willing to acquire your book and sunset you after assets transfer. Deal is far less, but substantial.
- Brokers Moving Alone: Brokers are leaving their teams to start fresh in a new shop under their own rules.