- Independents Paying: It’s no longer “take a check” or go independent. Several independent firms will tak you out of your deal and match deferred, or even pay you to transition.
- Roping in Admin: Brokers are inviting treasured admin staff to participate in their business on a percentage basis.
- RIAs are Less Risky: Brokers seeking independece are choosing to “tuck in” to existing RIAs rather than creating their own infrastructures and putting their own capital at risk..
- Split and Bolt: Large teams are splitting with one another and heading for the door, taking their full share with them.