Media Coverage - 2012-2013

Tiburon executives have been quoted quite extensively throughout the industry and general media. Below is a list and brief synopsis of those articles that the Tiburon staff has been able to locate (Tiburon accepts that there are probably hundreds of other quotes circulating). These short summaries are intended to help prospective Tiburon clients, conference planners, and media representatives understand Tiburon's views on a wide variety of issues throughout the financial services industry. The extensive list of Tiburon quotes has required the use of multiple web site pages. Please click on the links below to view older article summaries.

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Date Publication Article Title & Description
December 30, 2013 Financial Planning

Forecast: More Advisor Deals Coming
Article summarizes findings in recently released Tiburon research on Financial Advisor Mergers & Acquisitions.

December 18, 2013 Financial Planning

Dynasty Rolling Out More Firepower to Boost Business in 2014
Dynasty Financial Partners plans to come out swinging in 2014. Article quotes Tiburon saying that Dynasty's Todd Thomson has financing credibility and Shirl Penny has street credibility.

December 2013 Financial Advisor

The Great Investing Debate
Tiburon participants discuss investing strategies and whether clients understand them. Article summarizes a roundtable held after Tiburon CEO Summit XXV.

November 26, 2013 Gatekeeper IQ

AssetMark Adds BlackRock, SSGA Products in Menu Buildout
Newly renamed AssetMark is building out its investment menu and adding to its financial advisor toolkit in a bid to build business.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that the turnkey asset management market is booming, ripe for consolidation, and gaining scale all at the same time.

November 2013 Financial Advisor

Consumers Distrust Investment Industry
Investment firms are kidding themselves if they think consumers will flock back to advisors simply because the markets are doing well, according to Chip Roame, head of Tiburon Strategic Advisors.  Article summarizes Tiburon CEO Summit XXV keynote presentation.

November 2013 Rep

Fix My Business: Building a Business form 3,000 Miles Away
How can bicoastal advisor Linda Lubitz Boone build out her business when she is only in town two weeks a month? Article quotes Tiburon giving advice.

November 2013 Private Wealth Magazine

Tiburon CEO Summit XXV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXV thanks keynote speaker Chip Roame and other speakers, including Matt Lynch, John Bunch, Ron Carson, Joe Duran, Mike Durbin, Dan Goldie, Pete Hess, Mark Hurley, Jeff Maggioncalda, Robert Moore, John Rafal, Hardeep Walia, Elliot Weissbluth, Chuck Widger, and others.

November 2013 Rep

Tiburon CEO Summit XXV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXV thanks keynote speaker Chip Roame and other speakers, including Matt Lynch, John Bunch, Ron Carson, Joe Duran, Mike Durbin, Dan Goldie, Pete Hess, Mark Hurley, Jeff Maggioncalda, Robert Moore, John Rafal, Hardeep Walia, Elliot Weissbluth, Chuck Widger, and others.

November 2013 Financial Advisor

Tiburon CEO Summit XXV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXV thanks keynote speaker Chip Roame and other speakers, including Matt Lynch, John Bunch, Ron Carson, Joe Duran, Mike Durbin, Dan Goldie, Pete Hess, Mark Hurley, Jeff Maggioncalda, Robert Moore, John Rafal, Hardeep Walia, Elliot Weissbluth, Chuck Widger, and others.

October 22, 2013 American Banker

Tiburon CEO Summit XXV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXV thanks keynote speaker Chip Roame and other speakers, including Matt Lynch, John Bunch, Ron Carson, Joe Duran, Mike Durbin, Dan Goldie, Pete Hess, Mark Hurley, Jeff Maggioncalda, Robert Moore, John Rafal, Hardeep Walia, Elliot Weissbluth, Chuck Widger, and others.

October 21, 2013 Money Management Executive

Tiburon CEO Summit XXV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXV thanks keynote speaker Chip Roame and other speakers, including Matt Lynch, John Bunch, Ron Carson, Joe Duran, Mike Durbin, Dan Goldie, Pete Hess, Mark Hurley, Jeff Maggioncalda, Robert Moore, John Rafal, Hardeep Walia, Elliot Weissbluth, Chuck Widger, and others.

October 9, 2013 RIA Biz

Chip Takes a 90 Minute Rip at Wealth Management at the Tiburon CEO Summit
The event's name oozes self-importance until Roame takes the stage and blasts everybody, himself included.  Article is summary of Tiburon CEO Summit XXV keynote presentation.

October 9, 2013 Wealth Management.Com

Top Takeaways from Tiburon
With only fleeting mentions of the government shut down and the looming credit default date, Tiburon Managing Principal Chip Roame's 90 minute presentation to over 200 executives from the financial services industry concentrated instead on the state of the US consumer and the changing nature of the wealth management market.  Article is summary of Tiburon CEO Summit XXV keynote presentation.

October 9, 2013 The Lymes

John Rafal to Speak at Tiburon CEO Summit
Tiburon Strategic Advisors, one of the leading management consulting firms to the financial services industry, has invited John Rafal to address Tiburon CEO Summit XXV.  Article is summary of upcoming Tiburon CEO Summit XXV.

October 8, 2013 Financial Planning

Advisor Opportunities in Fragmentation, Wealth Shifts
The investable assets of US consumers have fully recovered from the financial meltdown of 2008, presenting independent wealth managers with one of the best opportunities within the financial services industry - particularly for those who serve the wealthiest clients.  Article is summary of Tiburon CEO Summit XXV keynote presentation.

October 2013 Rep

Tiburon CEO Summit XXV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXV welcomes keynote speaker Chip Roame and other speakers, including Matt Lynch, John Bunch, Ron Carson, Joe Duran, Mike Durbin, Dan Goldie, Pete Hess, Mark Hurley, Jeff Maggioncalda, Robert Moore, John Rafal, Hardeep Walia, Elliot Weissbluth, Chuck Widger, and others.

September 12, 2013 Herald Online

Tiburon CEO Summit XXV Draws Hundreds of C-Level Executives to San Francisco
Article summarizes upcoming Tiburon CEO Summit, including keynote speaker Chip Roame and other speakers, including Matt Lynch, John Bunch, Ron Carson, Joe Duran, Mike Durbin, Dan Goldie, Pete Hess, Mark Hurley, Jeff Maggioncalda, Robert Moore, John Rafal, Hardeep Walia, Elliot Weissbluth, Chuck Widger, and others.

September 2, 2013 Money Management Executive

Tiburon CEO Summit XXV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXV welcomes keynote speaker Chip Roame and other speakers, including Matt Lynch, John Bunch, Ron Carson, Joe Duran, Mike Durbin, Dan Goldie, Pete Hess, Mark Hurley, Jeff Maggioncalda, Robert Moore, John Rafal, Hardeep Walia, Elliot Weissbluth, Chuck Widger, and others.

September 2013 Investments & Wealth Monitor

The Financial Services Industry in 2030
The new millennium entered quietly, the 2K crisis averted.  Article written by Tiburon Principal Matt Lynch.

September 2013 Private Wealth Magazine

Tiburon CEO Summit XXV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXV welcomes keynote speaker Chip Roame and other speakers, including Matt Lynch, John Bunch, Ron Carson, Joe Duran, Mike Durbin, Dan Goldie, Pete Hess, Mark Hurley, Jeff Maggioncalda, Robert Moore, John Rafal, Hardeep Walia, Elliot Weissbluth, Chuck Widger, and others.

September 2013 Financial Advisor Magazine

Tiburon CEO Summit XXV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXV welcomes keynote speaker Chip Roame and other speakers, including Matt Lynch, John Bunch, Ron Carson, Joe Duran, Mike Durbin, Dan Goldie, Pete Hess, Mark Hurley, Jeff Maggioncalda, Robert Moore, John Rafal, Hardeep Walia, Elliot Weissbluth, Chuck Widger, and others.

August 26, 2013 RIA Biz

A Sometimes Defensive Bernie Clark Makes Four Points Pertaining to Schwab's RIA Custody Business in an Update to Wall Street
The overseer of Schwab RIAs explains the San Francisco giant's difficult-to-do-business-with reputation and the long roll out of SII. Article quotes Tiburon complimenting Schwab's laser focus on its model.

August 15, 2013 American Banker

Tiburon CEO Summit XXV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXV welcomes keynote speaker Chip Roame and other speakers, including Matt Lynch, John Bunch, Ron Carson, Joe Duran, Mike Durbin, Dan Goldie, Pete Hess, Mark Hurley, Jeff Maggioncalda, Robert Moore, John Rafal, Hardeep Walia, Elliot Weissbluth, Chuck Widger, and others.

August 15, 2013 RIA Biz

As LPL Financial Braces for a Share Sell-Off and Loss of Two Directors, a Citi Analyst Says it Will be Good
Hellman & Friedman will shed all of its 12.6 million shares to partners and TPG will reduce holding to 17% of LPL's float.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that the key impact is the loss of the Hellman & Friedman partners as board members.

July 31, 2013 Financial Planning

After Bloomberg Black Shut Down, Can Online Advice Thrive?
Questions about the future of online advice have intensified since Bloomberg, the multibillion dollar data, information, and media giant, said last week that it was shutting down its own online wealth management offering Bloomberg Black.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that Bloomberg had a leg up with an established brand vis-a-vis other online advice firms.

July 30, 2013 Advisor One

BrightScope Defends a Business Model Modeled After Morningstar
[Summary coming soon]

July 25, 2013 RIA Biz

Bloomberg Warns that Bloomberg Black is Shutting Down
The move toward a very quick death shocks virtually everyone as the New York data giant alludes to its plans to offer financial advice down the road.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that Bloomberg may have underestimated the advertising spend requirements in the online advice market.

July 3, 2013 Financial Advisor

Finding their Own Way
Is the RIA profession entering a golden era? Tiburon quoted saying that the RIA market benefits from many trends, including the moves to both fees and independence.

July 3, 2013 RIA Biz

RIA Leaders Venture to Grand Canyon to Get Beneath Earth's Surface -- And their Own
Business bound these executives and advisors on a self-inflicted adventure, but their bonds were tested on a deeper level. Article is co-written by five participants on Grand Canyon hike that grew out of Tiburon CEO Summits.

June 28, 2013 RIA Biz

Making Sense of Steve Dunlap Stepping Into Barnaby Grist's Big Shoes as Cetera's RIA Czar
The Lockwood, Pershing, & Schwab alumnus with a products and portfolio management  background is tasked with leading strategic development and expansion of Cetera's RIA unit. Article quotes Tiburon saying that pick suggests Cetera is going to continue to push into RIA market.

June 19, 2013 Life Health Pro

Most Trust Donors Retain Control of Investments
Two-thirds of personal trust assets at independent trust companies are held in accounts where donors or their advisors retain discretionary control over investments. Article summarizes highlights of recently released estate planning research.

June 2013 Financial Advisor

Wake-Up Call
Tiburon Summit attendees comment on criticism from consumers. Article summarizes round table discussion held after Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV.

May 28, 2013 Financial Planning

FP50: Big IBDs Hit a Speed Bump
For the nation's biggest independent broker/dealers, the path to growth has hit a speed bump.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that the independent broker/dealer business model is evolving quickly.

May 28, 2013 AdvisorOne

Experts Share Bullish Market Views
Raymond James Chief Investment Strategist Jeffrey Saut believes advisors and their clients need to get in tune with the markets.  Article references comments made by Richard Bernstein and Bob Doll at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV.

May 20, 2013 RIA Biz

LPL to Wall Street Types: We are in Phase Three
At a Merrill Lynch forum, the IBD's CFO explains that phase one was the mass accumulation of advisors and phase two was about RIA-ification. Article quotes Tiburon saying that LPL's strategy is a savvy private equity firm model.

May 16, 2013 Marker Watch

Execs on their Favorite Finance Apps
I was recently at the annual Tiburon CEO Summit in New York, a sort of United Nations gathering of finance executives. Article mentions Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV in passing.

May 9, 2013 AdvisorOne

Why Women Select, Retain, or Reject an Advisor
Emotional panel features personal stories at NAPFA conference. Article summarizes panel moderated by Tiburon principal at NAPFA conference.

May 2, 2013 RIA Biz

Some Schwab Independent Branches are Raking in Assets as Much as 200% Above Goals, Schwab CEO Says
Analysis applaud the scant data but one RIA has the opposite reaction to what Walt Bettinger said.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that the results are solid.

May 2013 Rep

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV thanks keynote speaker Chip Roame, and other speakers & panelists including Matt Lynch, Richard Bernstein, Bob Doll, Jud Bergman, Tom Bradley, Dale Brown, Valerie Brown, David Bugen, & others.

May 2013 Financial Advisor

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV thanks keynote speaker Chip Roame, and other speakers & panelists including Matt Lynch, Richard Bernstein, Bob Doll, Jud Bergman, Tom Bradley, Dale Brown, Valerie Brown, David Bugen, & others.

April 29, 2013 Financial Planning

RIA Assets to Increase to 25% of Industry Marketshare
RIA assets are expected to account for approximately a quarter of industry assets marketshare by the end of next year.  Article quotes Tiburon managing partner at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV.

April 17, 2013 AdvisorOne

Advisor Industry Disruptor BrightScope Adds Kitces to Advisory Board
BrightScope will disrupt the advisor industry and become a portal for advisor data, says Tiburon's Chip Roame. Article profiles BrightScope relying heavily on Tiburon views.

April 17, 2013 RIA Biz

What Three Consumer-Investors Told CEOs at the Tiburon Conference in New York
Every year, a prominent feature of the Tiburon CEO Summit is the "Ask the Consumer" panel, featuring ordinary investors sharing their candid thoughts on their financial services experiences. Article summarizes highlights of the Ask the Consumers panel discussion at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV.

April 15, 2013 American Banker

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV thanks keynote speaker Chip Roame, and other speakers & panelists including Matt Lynch, Richard Bernstein, Bob Doll, Jud Bergman, Tom Bradley, Dale Brown, Valerie Brown, David Bugen, & others.

April 15, 2013 Money Management Executive

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV thanks keynote speaker Chip Roame, and other speakers & panelists including Matt Lynch, Richard Bernstein, Bob Doll, Jud Bergman, Tom Bradley, Dale Brown, Valerie Brown, David Bugen, & others.

April 12, 2013 Rep

Top Takeaways from the Tiburon CEO Summit
Article summarizes comments of Tiburon managing partner and other speakers at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV.

April 12, 2013 Life Health Pro

Wirehouses, B/Ds Generating the Most Net Flows from Fee-Accounts
Wirehouses, regional broker/dealers, and independent broker/dealers now capture more than half of their net flows in fee-accounts. Article summarizes comments of Tiburon managing partner at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV.

April 12, 2013 Financial Planning

Fifteen Trends Shaping the Advisory Industry
What's next for financial advisors? Article summarizes comments of Tiburon managing partner at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV.

April 11, 2013 Bank Investment Consultant

The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly in the Bank Channel
Bank advisors who are inclined to see the glass half-empty could find plenty of reasons to be pessimistic. Article summarizes comments of Tiburon managing partner at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV.

April 11, 2013 Financial Planning

Eleven Smartest Things Heard at the Tiburon CEO Summit
The burgeoning influence of financial advisors in the United States was a repeated observation at this year's Tiburon CEO Summit in New York City's Ritz Carlton in Battery Park. Article summarizes comments of Tiburon managing partner and other speakers at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV.

April 10, 2013 RIA Biz

From a Wall Street Perch, Chip Roame Impacts Wry Skepticism at Tiburon CEO Summit of 2013, Spring Edition
The independent channel is booming -- but objects in the mirror may still be in front of you, the Tiburon guru warns. Article summarizes comments of Tiburon managing partner at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV.

April 9, 2013 Life Health Pro

Tiburon Speaker: Retiring Boomers Fueling Surge in Planning, Investments
The huge wave of baby boomers that will be retiring over the next twenty years will significantly expand the pool of investable assets, as well as investment and planning opportunities for advisors catering to boomers. Article summarizes comments of Tiburon managing partner at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV.

April 9, 2013 On Wall Street

Advisors in a Sweet Spot, Roame Says at CEO Summit
Advisors rule the financial services industry for now -- but keep at eye on the direct channel self serve distribution, Chip Roame said Tuesday at his firm's semiannual CEO Summit. Article summarizes comments of Tiburon managing partner at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV.

April 9, 2013 Financial Planning

Advisors in a Sweet Spot, Roame Says at CEO Summit
Advisors rule the financial services industry for now -- but keep at eye on the direct channel self serve distribution, Chip Roame said Tuesday at his firm's semiannual CEO Summit. Article summarizes comments of Tiburon managing partner at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV.

April 9, 2013 AdvisorOne

We are in an Extended Bull Market, So Get Used to it: Tiburon CEO Summit
Tiburon's Chip Roame identifies a number of advisor trends among 35 fundamental trends in this testy bull market. Article summarizes comments of Tiburon managing partner at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV.

April 9, 2013 Mutual Fund Wire

Bernstein Says the Bull Run is in Early Innings
It is still early in the game for the bull-market, according to Richard Bernstein. Article summarizes comments of Rich Bernstein at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV

April 9, 2013 Mutual Fund Wire

Chip Roame Tells it Like it Is
If Eric Bogosian had a clue about finance, he'd probably talk a lot like Chip Roame. Article summarizes comments of Tiburon managing partner at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV.

April 8, 2013 RIA Biz

Cetera Raises its Strategic Profile to 'Baby LPL' Status with Met Life Deal
The size of the insurance-IBD roll-up has moved it into a realm between boutique and biggie. Article quotes Tiburon saying that Cetera seems to be following a strategy similar to that of LPL Financial.

April 2, 2013 Gatekeeper IQ

Uncertainty Removed, Genworth, Altegris Gear for Growth
The announced sale of Genworth Financial Wealth Management and Altegris by parent Genworth Financial dispels lingering uncertainty and provides a clear path for growth. Article quotes Tiburon saying that the stability should allow Genworth Financial Wealth Management to grow again.

March 28, 2013 Financial Planning

Advizent Closes, Doomed by Lack of Funding
Advizent, the would be marketing and branding consortium for independent advisors, closed down Thursday, one year after its ambitious launch by industry heavyweights Steve Lockshin and Charles Goldman. Article quotes Tiburon saying that asking custodians to fund the model was a difficult undertaking.

March 21, 2013 Advisor One

LPL Branding Plan: A Work in Progress
The independent broker/dealer ends its CNBC campaign this week and is not ready to elaborate on future plans. Article quotes Tiburon saying that LPL advertising strategy may be targeted at financial advisors and/or consumers.

March 18, 2013 Indie Advisors

IBDs Dress Up Offerings to Retain Fee-Based, Tactical Advisors
Some large independent broker/dealers are dressing up their offerings to retain and attract fee-based advisors who manage their clients' assets on a discretionary basis. Article quotes Tiburon saying that the inclusion of transaction fees in a fixed fee would be attractive to managers of tactical programs.

March 14, 2013 RIA Biz

Fidelity & BlackRock are Cooking Up a (de facto) de novo ETF Company Deep in the Rockies
The Boston giant appears to be renting the iShares first-mover advantage as a way to get big in a hurry. Article quotes Tiburon saying that the emergence of ETF supermarkets is a huge development.

March 13, 2013 Fund Fire

Advisors Tilt Books to Wealthier Clients
Advisors appear to have pruned their client rosters in 2012 toward a higher net worth crowd. Article quotes Tiburon saying that this bodes well fro separately managed accounts and hedge funds.

March 6, 2013 Financial Advisor

Life Choices
Although sales of term life are up just 1% over the past two years ending in 2012, it is one of the most popular products sold by independent financial advisors according to Windsor, CT based LIMRA.  Article quotes Tiburon research about insurance sales by independent reps.

March 5, 2013 American Banker

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV announces keynote speaker Chip Roame, and other speakers & panelists including Matt Lynch, Jud Bergman, Tom Bradley, Ric Edelman, Harold Evensky, George Gatch, Paul Hatch, Bill Harris, Sallie Krawcheck, Steve Lockshin, Scott Powers, Mark Tibergien, & others.

March 1, 2013 Life Health Pro

Investable Assets to Hit $80 Trillion by 2017
Investable assets will total $80 trillion by 2017, according to a new report. Article quotes Tiburon summarizes recently released Tiburon research topic.

March 1, 2013 Bank Investment Consultant

The Needs of the Many Versus the Needs of the Few
These days, bank advisory programs focus more and more on mass affluent or higher on the socioeconomic scale. Article quotes Tiburon saying that financial advisors need not only serve one market.

March 1, 2013 Financial Planning

LPL Chief Casady: I am Staying Put
Shortly after LPL Financial announced a reconfiguration of its management team, the firm's CEO Mark Casady sought to reassure the industry that he is not going anywhere. Article published in response to Tiburon quote that Mark Casady may be thinking about succession.

March 2013 Rep

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV announces keynote speaker Chip Roame, and other speakers & panelists including Matt Lynch, Jud Bergman, Tom Bradley, Ric Edelman, Harold Evensky, George Gatch, Paul Hatch, Bill Harris, Sallie Krawcheck, Steve Lockshin, Scott Powers, Mark Tibergien, & others.

March 2013 Financial Advisor

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV announces keynote speaker Chip Roame, and other speakers & panelists including Matt Lynch, Jud Bergman, Tom Bradley, Ric Edelman, Harold Evensky, George Gatch, Paul Hatch, Bill Harris, Sallie Krawcheck, Steve Lockshin, Scott Powers, Mark Tibergien, & others.

February 28, 2013 Compliance E-News

Registered Investment Advisors
According to Tiburon research, fee-based financial advisors are the fastest growing financial services market and distribution channel. Article summarizes recently released Tiburon research topic.

February 25, 2013 Money Management Executive

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIV announces keynote speaker Chip Roame, and other speakers & panelists including Matt Lynch, Jud Bergman, Tom Bradley, Ric Edelman, Harold Evensky, George Gatch, Paul Hatch, Bill Harris, Sallie Krawcheck, Steve Lockshin, Scott Powers, Mark Tibergien, & others.

February 2013 Registered Rep

Fix My Business: Grooming the Reluctant Apprentice
A New Jersey advisor thought he had the perfect match for a junior partner until she got cold feet about moving up to the client spotlight. Article quotes Tiburon saying that an alternative to an apprentice strategy is a hierarchical strategy.

February 2013 Financial Advisor

Why 529 Plans Underwhelm Investors
With college tuition costs still shooting into the stratosphere, why are so few American families taking advantage of college savings plans? Article quotes Tiburon saying that low balances limit to financial advisor interest.

February 2013 InfoVest21

Turnkey Platforms Discuss Use of Alternatives
Mutual fund platforms can be categorized as supermarkets or wirehouses. Retirement plan platforms and TAMPs are other types of platforms. Article quotes liberally from Tiburon research on TAMPs.

January 24, 2013 On Wall Street

Index Funds Forecast: $10.4 Trillion by 2017
Index products, especially exchange traded funds, have soared in recent years, and that ascent is expected to continue. Article summarizes highlights of recently releases Tiburon research on ETFs & indexing

January 11, 2013 Life Health Pro

ETFs, Indexed Products Under Management to Double by 2017
The number of ETFs and indexing product assets under management will reach $10.4 trillion by 2017, up over 100% since 2011, according to a new report. Article summarizes highlights of recently releases Tiburon research on ETFs & indexing

January 4, 2013 Life Health Pro

Tiburon: Investable Assets of Consumer Households Tops $28 Trillion
Consumer households have $28.6 trillion of investable assets, $72.2 trillion of total assets, and $58.4 trillion of net worth, according to a new report.  Article summarizes highlights of recently releases Tiburon research on the future of wealth management.

December 30, 2012 Financial Planning

Breakaway Brokers: What to Expect in 2013
This year was a slower year than ,many expected in terms of financial advisors departing major firms for pother pastures, according to Chip Roame, the managing partner of Tiburon Strategic Advisors.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that 2013 may be slower as well.

December 26, 2012 Advisor One

UBS Reps & LIBOR Woes: A Bit Exhausting, Says Expert
Plus, the latest scandal won't be the last for the firm - or for the industry, Chip Roame points out.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that UBS has had many issues over recent years.

December 12, 2012 Advisor One

Morgan Stanley's 2013 Advisor Compensation Plan Seen as Good for Medium Term
New stock ownership and other shifts may not help in the short run, experts say.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that discounted and matching stock ownership is likely a winner over the medium term.

December 3, 2012 Money Management Executive

Target Date Funds, ETFs Poised for Growth
Investors will continue to pour money into funds, especially into target date funds and ETFs, according to a report on mutual funds from Tiburon Strategic Advisors.  Article summarizes highlights of recently released Tiburon research.

December 2012 Financial Advisor Magazine

Future View
Following the semiannual Tiburon CEO Summit in San Francisco, four attendees sat down for a panel discussion about the sate of the advisory business and their takeaways from the meeting.  Article summarizes a session following Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII

November 26, 2012 On Wall Street

Target Date Funds, ETFs Poised for Growth
Investors will continue to pour money into funds, especially into target date funds and ETFs, according to a report on mutual funds from Tiburon Strategic Advisors.  Article summarizes highlights of recently released Tiburon research.

November 9, 2012 Mutual Fund Wire

Tiburon Outlines Eight Mutual Fund Trends
The mutual funds industry is undergoing eight major trends now, according to new research released by Tiburon Strategic Advisors.  Article summarizes highlights of recently released Tiburon research.

November 7, 2012 The Ark Newspaper

Checking Out the Competition at Tiburon CEO Summit
One hundred and ninety-two of the nation's top executives in the financial services industry gathered at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in mid-October to reflect on the state of their profession at the semi-annual Tiburon CEO Summit. Article summarizes highlights of recently completed Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII.

November 2012 Journal of Financial Planning

Stat Bank
1895... The year that JP Morgan bailed out the US government after gold reserves fell to $9.0 million. Article quotes Tiburon research finding.

November 2012 Financial Planning

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII congratulates award recipients Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz, and thanks economy & markets speaker Jeff Gundlach, guest panelists Gurinder Ahluwalia, Chuck Baldiswieler, Mitch Caplan, Stuart DePina, Ric Edelman, Cynthia Egan, John Hague, Bill Harris, Bob Huret, Joe Mansueto, Alex Potts, Knut Rostad, Andrew Rudd, Skip Schweiss, Frank Trotter, and moderator Dan Kern, and sponsors.

November 2012 Trusts & Estates

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII congratulates award recipients Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz, and thanks economy & markets speaker Jeff Gundlach, guest panelists Gurinder Ahluwalia, Chuck Baldiswieler, Mitch Caplan, Stuart DePina, Ric Edelman, Cynthia Egan, John Hague, Bill Harris, Bob Huret, Joe Mansueto, Alex Potts, Knut Rostad, Andrew Rudd, Skip Schweiss, Frank Trotter, and moderator Dan Kern, and sponsors.

November 2012 Rep

The Practice: Fix My Business
A young advisor, originally from Spain, wants to build a business serving international client s living in the US but is not sure how to begin.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that segment marketing works and is all about the execution.

November 2012 Rep

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII congratulates award recipients Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz, and thanks economy & markets speaker Jeff Gundlach, guest panelists Gurinder Ahluwalia, Chuck Baldiswieler, Mitch Caplan, Stuart DePina, Ric Edelman, Cynthia Egan, John Hague, Bill Harris, Bob Huret, Joe Mansueto, Alex Potts, Knut Rostad, Andrew Rudd, Skip Schweiss, Frank Trotter, and moderator Dan Kern, and sponsors.

November 2012 Financial Advisor Magazine

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII congratulates award recipients Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz, and thanks economy & markets speaker Jeff Gundlach, guest panelists Gurinder Ahluwalia, Chuck Baldiswieler, Mitch Caplan, Stuart DePina, Ric Edelman, Cynthia Egan, John Hague, Bill Harris, Bob Huret, Joe Mansueto, Alex Potts, Knut Rostad, Andrew Rudd, Skip Schweiss, Frank Trotter, and moderator Dan Kern, and sponsors.

October 29, 2012 Pensions & Investments

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII congratulates award recipients Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz, and thanks economy & markets speaker Jeff Gundlach, guest panelists Gurinder Ahluwalia, Chuck Baldiswieler, Mitch Caplan, Stuart DePina, Ric Edelman, Cynthia Egan, John Hague, Bill Harris, Bob Huret, Joe Mansueto, Alex Potts, Knut Rostad, Andrew Rudd, Skip Schweiss, Frank Trotter, and moderator Dan Kern, and sponsors.

October 22, 2012 Barron's

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII congratulates award recipients Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz, and thanks economy & markets speaker Jeff Gundlach, guest panelists Gurinder Ahluwalia, Chuck Baldiswieler, Mitch Caplan, Stuart DePina, Ric Edelman, Cynthia Egan, John Hague, Bill Harris, Bob Huret, Joe Mansueto, Alex Potts, Knut Rostad, Andrew Rudd, Skip Schweiss, Frank Trotter, and moderator Dan Kern, and sponsors.

October 22, 2012 Money Management Executive

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII congratulates award recipients Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz, and thanks economy & markets speaker Jeff Gundlach, guest panelists Gurinder Ahluwalia, Chuck Baldiswieler, Mitch Caplan, Stuart DePina, Ric Edelman, Cynthia Egan, John Hague, Bill Harris, Bob Huret, Joe Mansueto, Alex Potts, Knut Rostad, Andrew Rudd, Skip Schweiss, Frank Trotter, and moderator Dan Kern, and sponsors.

October 22, 2012 American Banker

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII congratulates award recipients Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz, and thanks economy & markets speaker Jeff Gundlach, guest panelists Gurinder Ahluwalia, Chuck Baldiswieler, Mitch Caplan, Stuart DePina, Ric Edelman, Cynthia Egan, John Hague, Bill Harris, Bob Huret, Joe Mansueto, Alex Potts, Knut Rostad, Andrew Rudd, Skip Schweiss, Frank Trotter, and moderator Dan Kern, and sponsors.

October 17, 2012 Wealth Management.Com

Live from San Francisco: Tiburon's 23rd CEO Summit
Chip Roame's opening remarks at Tiburon's CEO Summit focused on baby boomers and the trust gap between consumers and financial services firms.  Article summarizes Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII keynote presentation.

October 2012 Financial Advisor Magazine

The Plan
Have financial advisors gone sour on selling 529 college savings plans? Article saying that investment options in 529 college savings plans were refined in 2008-2009.

October 2012 Financial Advisor Magazine

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII announces keynote speaker Chip Roame, award recipients Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz, economy & markets speaker Jeff Gundlach, guest panelists Gurinder Ahluwalia, Chuck Baldiswieler, Mitch Caplan, Stuart DePina, Ric Edelman, Cynthia Egan, John Hague, Bill Harris, Bob Huret, Joe Mansueto, Alex Potts, Knut Rostad, Andrew Rudd, Skip Schweiss, Frank Trotter, and moderator Dan Kern.

October 2012 Journal of Financial Planning

Stat Bank
42... Percentage of Americans who have a will, down from 47% in 2000. Article quotes Tiburon research finding.

October 2012 Private Wealth

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII announces keynote speaker Chip Roame, award recipients Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz, economy & markets speaker Jeff Gundlach, guest panelists Gurinder Ahluwalia, Chuck Baldiswieler, Mitch Caplan, Stuart DePina, Ric Edelman, Cynthia Egan, John Hague, Bill Harris, Bob Huret, Joe Mansueto, Alex Potts, Knut Rostad, Andrew Rudd, Skip Schweiss, Frank Trotter, and moderator Dan Kern.

September 17, 2012 Pensions & Investments

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII announces keynote speaker Chip Roame, award recipients Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz, economy & markets speaker Jeff Gundlach, guest panelists Gurinder Ahluwalia, Chuck Baldiswieler, Mitch Caplan, Stuart DePina, Ric Edelman, Cynthia Egan, John Hague, Bill Harris, Bob Huret, Joe Mansueto, Alex Potts, Knut Rostad, Andrew Rudd, Skip Schweiss, Frank Trotter, and moderator Dan Kern.

September 17, 2012 Money Management Executive

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII announces keynote speaker Chip Roame, award recipients Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz, economy & markets speaker Jeff Gundlach, guest panelists Gurinder Ahluwalia, Chuck Baldiswieler, Mitch Caplan, Stuart DePina, Ric Edelman, Cynthia Egan, John Hague, Bill Harris, Bob Huret, Joe Mansueto, Alex Potts, Knut Rostad, Andrew Rudd, Skip Schweiss, Frank Trotter, and moderator Dan Kern.

September 12, 2012 Insurance Newscast

Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz to be Honored at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Tiburon Strategic Advisors, a market research and strategy consulting firm serving a wide variety of financial institutions and investment managers, will hold its twenty-third Tiburon CEO Summit, a semi-annual event for executive level clients and special guests.  Article summarizes upcoming Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII.

September 7, 2012 PR Newswire

Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz to be Honored at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Tiburon Strategic Advisors, a market research and strategy consulting firm serving a wide variety of financial institutions and investment managers, will hold its twenty-third Tiburon CEO Summit, a semi-annual event for executive level clients and special guests.  Article summarizes upcoming Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII.

September 4, 2012 Financial Planning

Advisors Fed Up with Mediocre Financial Planning Technology
Financial advisors are generally unhappy with financial planning technology Article summarizes highlights of recently released Tiburon research on financial advisor technology.

September 2012 Journal of Financial Planning

Stat Bank
19,738... Number of financial advisor clients served by turnkey asset management programs (TAMPs), up more than 100% since 2006 but lower than its peak in 2010 of 21,579.  Article quotes recent Tiburon research statistic.

September 2012 Rep

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII announces keynote speaker Chip Roame, award recipients Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz, economy & markets speaker Jeff Gundlach, guest panelists Gurinder Ahluwalia, Chuck Baldiswieler, Mitch Caplan, Stuart DePina, Ric Edelman, Cynthia Egan, John Hague, Bill Harris, Bob Huret, Joe Mansueto, Alex Potts, Knut Rostad, Andrew Rudd, Skip Schweiss, Frank Trotter, and moderator Dan Kern.

September 2012 Trusts & Estates

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII announces keynote speaker Chip Roame, award recipients Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz, economy & markets speaker Jeff Gundlach, guest panelists Gurinder Ahluwalia, Chuck Baldiswieler, Mitch Caplan, Stuart DePina, Ric Edelman, Cynthia Egan, John Hague, Bill Harris, Bob Huret, Joe Mansueto, Alex Potts, Knut Rostad, Andrew Rudd, Skip Schweiss, Frank Trotter, and moderator Dan Kern.

August 27, 2012 American Banker

Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII announces keynote speaker Chip Roame, award recipients Walt Bettinger & Harry Markowitz, economy & markets speaker Jeff Gundlach, guest panelists Gurinder Ahluwalia, Chuck Baldiswieler, Mitch Caplan, Stuart DePina, Ric Edelman, Cynthia Egan, John Hague, Bill Harris, Bob Huret, Joe Mansueto, Alex Potts, Knut Rostad, Andrew Rudd, Skip Schweiss, Frank Trotter, and moderator Dan Kern.

August 6, 2012 Financial Planning

Fast Growing RIAs Have $2 Trillion in Assets
What is the fastest growing financial services market and distribution channel? Article summarizes highlights of recently released Tiburon research on fee-based financial advisors.

July 24, 2012 RIA Biz

Dynasty Financial Recruits Yet Another Field General from the Citi-Smith Barney Army
John Sullivan will do some of the heavy lifting from Chicago on advisor service and be a subject matter expert for lending. Article quotes Tiburon saying that its a notable event that a wirehouse executive is joining Dynasty.

July 13, 2012 RIA Biz

LPL Financial Sees Explosive Asset Growth of Model Portfolios by Linking BlackRock and JP Morgan-Level Brand Names to the Little Guy
The big IBD saw a 72% jump in assets for its model wealth portfolios platform to near $9 billion after lowering account minimums to $25,000 from $100,000. Article quotes Tiburon saying that LPL may be copying the multi-strategist model deployed by Envestnet and Genworth Financial.

July 12, 2012 RIA Biz

How RIA Industry Execs Took the Ultimate Teamwork Challenge: Conquering the Highest Summit in the Lower 48
Training regimens for the group - including a Green Beret and a Gulf War veteran - ranged form crossing the Brooklyn Bridge to Google searches for portable bottles of oxygen. Article summarizes ascent of Mount Whitney by Tiburon managing partner and twelve others.

July 2012 Rep

Comings & Goings
Chip Roame, managing partner of Tiburon Strategic Advisors, has been appointed a trustee of the SA Funds, a family of nine asset class mutual funds advised by Loring Ward. Article summarizes new board role of Tiburon managing partner.

July 2012 Journal of Financial Planning

Ten Questions: Chip Roame on Scarred Consumers, Breakaway Brokers, & Occupy Wall Street
Charles ("Chip") Roame serves as managing partner of Tiburon Strategic Advisors, which provides strategy consulting, market research, & related services to senior executives in various financially related markets. Article is an interview of Tiburon's managing partner.

June 26, 2012 RIA Biz

SEI Makes its Play for Big RIAs by Doing Some Un-SEI Things
The Oaks, PA TAMP, long doctrinaire about its closed approach, is taking big steps to open up but it still may not be enough, say some advisors and competitors. Article quotes Tiburon saying that the enhanced technology will likely play well to SEI's traditional mid-size financial advisor market.

June 22, 2012 Advisor One

Top Ten Indie BDs with Best Producing Advisors
Investment Advisor's 2012 BD reference guide helps rank IBDs in five major categories, this one by annual gross production per advisor. Article quotes Tiburon saying that break away brokers are still few in number but bring substantial assets.

June 21, 2012 Advisor One

Merrill Overcharged Clients $32 Million, FINRA Says
The overcharges in fees affected 95,000 accounts over an eight year period. Article quotes Tiburon saying that the number of accounts will call into question the firm's compliance.

June 20, 2012 Advisor One

New Hire Roundup
Loring Ward announced that Charles "Chip" Roame, managing partner of Tiburon Strategic Advisors, has been appointed as a trustee of the SA Funds. Article summarizes Tiburon managing partner board appointment.

June 20, 2012 Advisor One

Merrill Loses Four Advisors to Wells Fargo
Departures come on the heels of news that BofA is selling some operations to Julius Baer and firing some US Trust managers. Article quotes Tiburon saying that if Merrill Lynch keeps paying signing bonuses, there will always be financial advisors willing to join.

June 19, 2012 Advisor One

Asian Americans Number One Immigrant Group, But Tough Crowd for Advisors
Despite their wealth, a culture of self-reliance and sense of embarrassment make this group a prospecting challenge. Article quotes Tiburon research about Asian Americans' use of financial advisors.

June 15, 2012 San Francisco Chronicle

Chip Roame Joins the Board of Trustees of the SA Funds - Investment Trust
Loring Ward announced that Charles ("Chip") Roame, the managing partner of Tiburon Strategic Advisors, has been appointed as a trustee of the SA Funds - Investment Trust.  Article summarizes new board role of Tiburon managing partner.

June 13, 2012 RIA Biz

Eduardo Repetto Tips Dimensional Fund Advisors' Hand on Long-Term Succession -- Which Likely Involves an IPO
DFA's co-CEO says that any IPO talk is purely precautionary but that the board has vetted the possibility thoroughly -- and largely ruled out the possibility of a merger. Article quotes Tiburon saying that a sale would likely lead to a bidding war amongst savvy firms able to leverage DFA business model and other financial institutions.

June 3, 2012 Saint Louis Post-Dispatch

Wells Fargo Grows Independent Advisor Business
The independent financial advisory arm of Wells Fargo Advisors has more than tripled in size since moving its based of operations to Saint Louis five years ago. Article quotes Tiburon saying that its growth strategy is focused on break-away brokers.

June 2012 Financial Advisor

Forward Progress
Following the semiannual Tiburon CEO Summit in New York on April 23, five attendees sat down for a panel discussion about the state of the advisory business.  Article summarize this post Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII meeting.

May 28, 2012 Money Management Executive

Are Advisors Dumping Alts & ETFs?
New findings from Tiburon Strategic Advisors reveal some interesting facts about advisors' appetite, or lack thereof, for headline grabbing products such as alternative investments and exchange traded funds.  Article claims to summarize Tiburon research (but Tiburon does not recognize the findings).

May 23, 2012 Financial Planning

Are Advisors Dumping Alts & ETFs?
New findings from Tiburon Strategic Advisors reveal some interesting facts about advisors' appetite, or lack thereof, for headline grabbing products such as alternative investments and exchange traded funds.  Article claims to summarize Tiburon research (but Tiburon does not recognize the findings).

May 17, 2012 Mutual Fund Wire

Mutual Funds are Dinosaurs, Says Edelman
Few financial advisors have managed to sell their practice much less buy it back  Article quotes DFA CEO David Booth at Tiburon CEO Summit XXII saying that his firm does not intend to introduce ETFs.

May 14, 2012 Registered Rep

What Your Advisors Hate About You
The branch office manager used to be the highly revered elder statesmen of the industry.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that today's branch office managers are corporate men & women.

May 8, 2012 RIA Biz

With Help from Envestnet and a Former Genworth Technology Whiz, Loring Ward is Revamping its TAMP Platform
The San Jose firm is counting on competitors and former talent of competitors to make sure it spends its millions efficiently.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that Envestnet is an interesting market position, competing with and serving some of the same firms.

May 7, 2012 RIA Biz

Ten Insights an RIA software CEO Gleaned from Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders' Meeting
Orion chief Eric Clarke joined 40,000 of the faithful in the pilgrimage to hear the Oracle of Omaha's predictions.  Article references comments made by Tiburon managing partner at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII

May 7, 2012 Mutual Fund Wire

WSJ Says DFA Loses an Edge to ETFs
Dimensional Fund Advisors -- better known as DFA inside the industry -- is at risk of losing its edge to ETFs.  Article notes that the article lacks any mention of the comments made by David Booth at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII.

May 2, 2012 Insurance Newscast.Net

Slow Growth Hustle
After launching a practice two years ago, an RIA is ready to take the next step: ramping up growth in assets and revenues.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that client referral processes must be systematic.

May 2012 Financial Advisor Magazine

Tiburon CEO Summit XXII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXII congratulates award recipients David Booth, Bob Reynolds, & Al West, and thanks guest speakers Mike Alfred, Tony Batman, Jud Bergman. Chris Blunt, Tom Bradley, Bruce Cameron, Mitch Caplan, Mark Casady, Ben Cukier, Scott Powers, Todd Thomson, Elliot Weissbluth, & Derek Young, as well as moderators Gail Graham & Cheryl Nash.

May 2012 Registered Rep

Tiburon CEO Summit XXII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXII congratulates award recipients David Booth, Bob Reynolds, & Al West, and thanks guest speakers Mike Alfred, Tony Batman, Jud Bergman. Chris Blunt, Tom Bradley, Bruce Cameron, Mitch Caplan, Mark Casady, Ben Cukier, Scott Powers, Todd Thomson, Elliot Weissbluth, & Derek Young, as well as moderators Gail Graham & Cheryl Nash.

May 2012 Registered Rep

Fix My Business: Slow Growth Hustle
The best way to raises assets and revenues is through client referrals, of course.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that client referral processes must be systematic.

May 2012 Registered Rep

Comings & Goings
Matt Lynch, former CEO of independent broker/dealer Capital Analysts, has landed at Tiburon Strategic Advisors as a principal.  Article summarizes Matt Lynch's new role at Tiburon.

May 2012 Journal of Financial Planning

Stat Bank
50... millions of clients served by the financial services industry in the United States, down 100,000 clients since 2008.  Article quotes Tiburon research.

May 2012 Investment Advisor

The 2012 IA 25
Some people ride a wave and some people, like the honorees of the tenth annual IA 25, create a wave. Article profiles top 25 most influential people in and around the advisor universe, including Tiburon's managing partner.

April 30, 2012 Barron's

Tiburon CEO Summit XXII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXII congratulates award recipients David Booth, Bob Reynolds, & Al West, and thanks guest speakers Mike Alfred, Tony Batman, Jud Bergman. Chris Blunt, Tom Bradley, Bruce Cameron, Mitch Caplan, Mark Casady, Ben Cukier, Scott Powers, Todd Thomson, Elliot Weissbluth, & Derek Young, as well as moderators Gail Graham & Cheryl Nash.

April 30, 2012 Business Recorder

Ever-Selective DFA Sees Growth in Asia, US 401K
Dimensional Fund Advisors is notorious for not marketing to financial advisors, instead requiring advisors to trake the initiative and do some homework to even be considered as clients. Article summarizes conversation between Chip Roame and David Booth at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII

April 30, 2012 Mutual Fund Wire

DFA's Booth Looks to Asia, Not ETFs, for Growth
Asia and DCIO are two hot buttons for Dimensional Fund Advisors founder and CEO David Booth. Article summarizes conversation between Chip Roame and David Booth at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII

April 30, 2012 Money Management Executive

It is All Academic for Dimensional's Booth
Tiburon Strategic Advisors' Managing Partner Chip Roame recently gave one of its fifth annual Tiburon CEO Summit awards to David Booth, CEO of Dimensional Fund Advisors. Article summarizes conversation between Chip Roame and David Booth at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII

April 30, 2012 Money Management Executive

Active Equity Mutual Fund Flows
Publication runs copy of Tiburon chart presented at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII.

April 30, 2012 Money Management Executive

Assets Under Administration Across Distribution Channel By Product
Publication runs copy of Tiburon chart presented at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII.

April 28, 2012 Huffington Post

It's Lonely at the Top -- Why Peer-to-Peer Networking for Financial Services CEOs is Critical
Chip Roame, managing partner of Tiburon Strategic Advisors, is one of the most famous names in market research and strategic consulting in financial services.  Article profiles the Tiburon CEO Summits.

April 27, 2012 Advisor One

Chip Roame: The 2012 IA 25 Extended Profile
Breakaway brokers and movements of assets are near-term challenges for advisors. Article profiles Tiburon managing partner.

April 26, 2012 On Wall Street

Will Breakaway Broker Trend Continue in 2012?
The breakaway broker trend of financial advisors leaving traditional wirehouses for independent waters is just beginning to heat up. Article quotes Tiburon managing partner comments at recent Tiburon CEO Summit XXII.

April 26, 2012 Registered Rep

What is the Secret Sauce Offered at the Tiburon CEO Summit?
Chip Roame, managing partner of Tiburon Strategic Advisors, is one of the most famous names in market research and strategic consulting in financial services.  Article profiles the Tiburon CEO Summits.

April 25, 2012 Registered Rep

Don't Fake It
Full-service brokerage firms need to take a lesson from their fast-growing online peers when it comes to communicating with clients via technology. Article quotes Tiburon sayng that the online channel will continue to grow.

April 25, 2012 Barron's

Morning Read: Apple Could Drive Biggest Index Gains on Record
Article quotes Putnam Investments CEO Bob Reynolds speaking at Tiburon CEO Summit XXII.

April 25, 2012 On Wall Street

HighTower Recruitment Accelerates in 1Q
HighTower Advisors attracted financial advisors at a faster pace in the first quarter of this year than it did in all of last year.  Article quotes Tiburon managing partner referencing HighTower's success at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII.

April 24, 2012 On Wall Street

Putnam's Reynolds Likes ETFs, Rollovers
The nascent active exchange traded fund space, currently populated by PIMCO, Advisor Shares, & Guggenheim Partners, may soon get a new entrant. Article quotes Putnam Investments CEO Bob Reynolds' comments at Tiburon CEO Summit XXII.

April 23, 2012 American Banker

Tiburon CEO Summit XXII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXII congratulates award recipients David Booth, Bob Reynolds, & Al West, and thanks guest speakers Mike Alfred, Tony Batman, Jud Bergman. Chris Blunt, Tom Bradley, Bruce Cameron, Mitch Caplan, Mark Casady, Ben Cukier, Scott Powers, Todd Thomson, Elliot Weissbluth, & Derek Young, as well as moderators Gail Graham & Cheryl Nash.

April 23, 2012 Money Management Executive

Tiburon CEO Summit XXII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXII congratulates award recipients David Booth, Bob Reynolds, & Al West, and thanks guest speakers Mike Alfred, Tony Batman, Jud Bergman. Chris Blunt, Tom Bradley, Bruce Cameron, Mitch Caplan, Mark Casady, Ben Cukier, Scott Powers, Todd Thomson, Elliot Weissbluth, & Derek Young, as well as moderators Gail Graham & Cheryl Nash.

April 23, 2012 Money Management Executive

Reynolds, Booth Take Home Executive Honors
Two mutual fund heavyweights have been recognized for their focus on consumer needs, innovation, & fiduciary services. Article summarizes award presentations at Tiburon CEO Summit XXII.

April 23, 2012 Money Management Executive

Putnam Preps Active ETFs
The nascent active exchange traded fund space, currently populated by PIMCO, Advisor Shares, & Guggenheim Partners, may soon get a new entrant. Article quotes Putnam Investments CEO Bob Reynolds' comments at Tiburon CEO Summit XXII. [article repeats part of below article]

April 23, 2012 Money Management Executive

Putnam's Reynolds Likes ETFs, Rollovers
The nascent active exchange traded fund space, currently populated by PIMCO, Advisor Shares, & Guggenheim Partners, may soon get a new entrant. Article quotes Putnam Investments CEO Bob Reynolds' comments at Tiburon CEO Summit XXII.

April 23, 2012 Reuters

Ever-Selective DFA Sees Growth in Asia, US 401K
[Summary coming soon]

April 20, 2012 RIA Biz

DFA Takes on LifeCycle Funds by Putting an Alternative Offering in the Hands of 401K Minded Advisors
Managed DC is the first in a new series of such products, hints David Booth, but a critic says the premise on which they are built is all wrong.  Article summarizes DFA CEO David Booth comments at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII.

April 19, 2012 Mutual Fund Wire

Putnam Explores Active ETFs
Is Putnam Investments getting into the active ETF business?  Article summarizes comments by Putnam CEO Bob Reynolds at Tiburon CEO Summit XXII.

April 18, 2012 Wealth Briefing

Heavy Hitters Huddle in New York for Tiburon CEO Summit
[Summary coming soon]

April 18, 2012 Source Media IA Group

Tiburon's Roame Bullish on Alts, Indexing
[Summary coming soon]

April 18, 2012 Registered Rep

Tiburon's Roame: Less of a Breakaway Trend, More of a Broken-Away Trend
Whether you agree with him or not, Chip Roame, managing principal of Tiburon Strategic Advisors, is not afraid to tell you exactly how he sees it when it comes to the financial services industry.  Article summarizes Tiburon managing partner's comments at Tiburon CEO Summit XXIII.

April 17, 2012 RIA Biz

Eight Notable Takeaways from the Spring 2012 Tiburon CEO Summit
[Summary coming soon]

April 17, 2012 Registered Rep

Live From Tiburon: Is a Self-Serve Revolution Upon Us?
[Summary coming soon]

April 17, 2012 Financial Advisor

Tiburon CEO Conference Attracts Record Attendance
[Summary coming soon]

April 17, 2012 Source Media IA Group

Will Breakaway Broker Trend Continue in 2012?
[Summary coming soon]

April 12, 2012 Digital Journal

Matt Lynch Joins By All Accounts' Board of Directors: Increase in Alliance partners and Expanded Market Focus Fueling Growth
By All Accounts, the leading provider of data aggregation solutions in the financial services industry, today announced that Matt Lynch, a principal of Tiburon Strategic Advisors, has joined its board of directors.  Article summarizes Tiburon principal board appointment.

April 12, 2012 RIA Biz

Dynasty is on the Ground Floor of a Roll-Up-Like Venture Grabbing RIAs Inside the Largest Accounting Firms
Atlanta-based Method will parachute in to take over operational and management control of wealth managers providing advisory expertise their CPA firm parents may lack. Article quotes Tiburon saying that Method has capital, wealth management expertise, and more.

April 11, 2012 Forbes

3 Big Ideas for the Financial Services Industry
Monday evening marks the start of Tiburon CEO Summit XXII at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in New York City.  Article summarizes Tiburon CEO Summit XXII general session panelist Mike Alfred planned comments.

April 11, 2012 Financial Planning

Tiburon's Matt Lynch Joins By All Accounts Board
Matt Lynch, a principal at Tiburon Strategic Advisors, has joined the board of directors of client account aggregation firm By All Accounts.  Article summarizes Tiburon principal board appointment.

April 3, 2012 American Banker

LPL Shareholders Get Special Dividend
LPL Financial just widened the gulf between itself and other competitors after announcing a $2 a share special dividend payout slated for May. Article quotes Tiburon saying that the move is evidence of solid financial management.

April 2, 2012 Yahoo Finance

David Booth, Bob Reynolds, & Al West to be Honored at Tiburon CEO Summit XXII
Tiburon Strategic Advisors, a market research & strategy consulting firm serving a wide variety of financial institutions and investment managers, will hold its twenty second Tiburon CEO Summit. Article summarizes upcoming Tiburon CEO Summit XXII.

April 2, 2012 Financial Planning

LPL Declares Special Dividend for Common Shareholders: Initiates Regular Dividend
LPL Financial just widened the gulf between itself and other competitors after announcing a $2 special dividend payout to shareholders slated for May. Article quotes Tiburon saying that these moves show strength in LPL's business model.

April 2012 Financial Advisor

The Truth About Ric Edelman
Ric Edelman might irk some people, but his aggressive style has made him one of the country's top advisors. Article quotes Tiburon saying that Ric Edelman is one of the most successful financial advisors.

March 29, 2012 Advisor One

Matt Lynch Moves to Tiburon from IBD-RIA Capital Analysts
Matt Lynch, former CEO of independent broker/dealer-RIA Capital Analysts, is now a principal at Tiburon Strategic Advisors.

March 28, 2012 Registered Rep

Branch Managers are Key for Aggregator Growth
It is no secret that in the wirehouse world, branch office managers are not getting the respect or authority they once enjoyed. Article quotes Tiburon saying that there are two movement s benefit financial advisor aggregators.

March 26, 2012 Advisor One

UBS Streamlines McCann's Leadership Team
UBS Americas trimmed a layer of management under CEO Robert McCann. Article quotes Tiburon saying that the wirehouses had become thick with executives.

March 23, 2012 Registered Rep

Amid Hartford Split, Woodbury's 1,600 Reps Face Tough Choice
The decision to put the B/D on the block took many by surprise.. Article quotes Tiburon saying that numerous insurance companies have been selling off their broker/dealers.

March 23, 2012 Advisor One

Matt Lynch Moves to Tiburon from IBD-RIA Capital Analysts
After news of Capital Analysts' sale, the industry expert found a home at a financial services consulting firm. Article summarizes the addition of Matt Lynch as a principal at Tiburon.

March 22, 2012 Financial Planning

The Hartford's Planned Woodbury Sale Creates Uncertainty for Advisors
The Hartford announced intention to sell its large independent broker/dealer, Woodbury Financial Services, has created tremendous uncertainty for advisors, industry observers say. Article quoted Tiburon saying that Cetera and Lincoln Financial are possible buyers.

March 22, 2012 RIA Biz

Tiburon Strategic Advisors Signs on Ex-IBD CEO and Ex-Moss Adams Consultant as it Strives to Meet Rising Demand
Matt Lynch is coming aboard with Chip Roame as a principal after heading up Capital Analysts for the past five years. Article summarizes the addition of Matt Lynch as a principal at Tiburon.

March 20, 2012 RIA Biz

Former Morgan Stanley and UBS Wealth Management Chief Flirts with Roll-Up Model then Pivots to Management Consulting
John Straus knew there was a market for his expertise, but a funny thing happened on the way to becoming an aggregator. Article quotes Tiburon saying that the wealth management business should be a fruitful consulting market for Fall Line Strategic Advisors..

March 14, 2012 Advisor One

Movement at Merrill, Morgan: Response Needed, Says Expert
As more brokers move to independence, the wirehouses are left fighting over remaining reps. Article quotes Tiburon saying that LPL has traditionally not allowed independent reps to custody away.

March 12, 2012 Registered Rep

The Happiest Branch Office Managers Around
The world of the brokerage office managers and their equivalent peers in the bank based investment office are similar in most respects but ones. Article quotes Tiburon saying that bank branch managers are generally tasked with working better within the bank.

March 9, 2012 RIA Biz

With Formerly Hot TAMP Category Hitting a Cold Patch, Envestnet Stays on a Role
Genworth had great annual results but hit an asset gathering wall this summer. Article quotes Tiburon saying that fourth quarter slums are normal for TAMPs.

March 6, 2012 C Suite Insight Magazine

Chip Roame Interview of Tiburon
Charles ("Chip") Roame is the managing principal of Tiburon Strategic Advisors. Article is profile of Tiburon's now managing partner.

March 1, 2012 Financial Planning

LPL Aims High
A deal for Fortigent is turning heads as platform providers race to attract fee-based RIAs. Article quotes Tiburon saying that Fortigent adds key capabilities for serving upscale RIAs.

March 1, 2012 Advisor One

Wall Street Bonuses to Drop 14%: NY Controller
But these declines are much smaller than the fall in profits, experts say. Article quotes Tiburon saying that this is an example of moral hazard.

March 2012 C-Suite Insight

Interview with Chip Roame
Charles ("Chip") Roame is the managing principal of Tiburon Strategic Advisors.  Article is interview of Tiburon's managing partner.

March 2012 Registered Rep

Tiburon CEO Summit XXII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXII announces award recipients David Booth & Al West, and guest speakers Mike Alfred, Tony Batman, Tom Bradley, Chris Blunt, Mitch Caplan, Scott Powers, & Elliot Weissbluth.

March 2012 Trusts & Estates

Tiburon CEO Summit XXII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXII announces award recipients David Booth & Al West, and guest speakers Mike Alfred, Tony Batman, Tom Bradley, Chris Blunt, Mitch Caplan, Scott Powers, & Elliot Weissbluth.

March 2012 Financial Advisor

Tiburon CEO Summit XXII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXII announces award recipients David Booth & Al West, and guest speakers Mike Alfred, Tony Batman, Tom Bradley, Chris Blunt, Mitch Caplan, Scott Powers, & Elliot Weissbluth.

February 20, 2012 Money Management Executive

Tiburon CEO Summit XXII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXII announces award recipients David Booth & Al West, and guest speakers Mike Alfred, Tony Batman, Tom Bradley, Chris Blunt, Mitch Caplan, Scott Powers, & Elliot Weissbluth.

February 14, 2012 Pensions & Investments

Tiburon CEO Summit XXII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXII announces award recipients David Booth & Al West, and guest speakers Mike Alfred, Tony Batman, Tom Bradley, Chris Blunt, Mitch Caplan, Scott Powers, & Elliot Weissbluth.

February 14, 2012 American Banker

Tiburon CEO Summit XXII
Advertisement for Tiburon CEO Summit XXII announces award recipients David Booth & Al West, and guest speakers Mike Alfred, Tony Batman, Tom Bradley, Chris Blunt, Mitch Caplan, Scott Powers, & Elliot Weissbluth.

February 14, 2012 Advisor One

Raymond James to Sell 10.5 Million Shares
The bulk of he offering should be used to buy Morgan Keegan. Article quotes Tiburon saying that debt was cheap but Raymond James stock price was near its 52 week high, so the decision is understandable.

February 13, 2012 RIA Biz

Raymond James Launches a Separate RIA Unit and Appoints a Former Merrill Lynch Breakaway to Head it
Calling the RIA business, a strategic imperitive, Chet Helck is making Bill Van Law the founding president of the RJ investment advisors division. Article quotes Tiburon saying that Raymond James is likely to evolve to look more like a custodian.

February 10, 2012 Advisor One

LPL-Axa Extend Clearing Deal
The independent broker/dealer retains a key client in the custom clearing space. Article quotes Tiburon saying that this suggests that LPL can satisfy institutional clients

February 7, 2012 RIA Biz

Tom Nally to Take the Reins of TD Ameritrade RIA Business from Tom Bradley
Tom Bradley will become president of retail distribution, setting himself up as a potential successor to Fred Tomczyk in the CEO role. Article quotes Tiburon saying that Bradley's move is a natural step in human resources to round out his knowledge base.

February 1, 2012 On Wall Street

Raymond James Rising
New RJA President Tash Elwyn takes the helm and Morgan Keegan advisors sweep in Article quotes Tiburon saying that in the Morgan Keegan acquisition, complicated organizational structures have a way of working themselves out.

February 1, 2012 RIA Biz

Focus Financial Gains Access to Huge Money -- $320 Million Credit
The capital hoard positions the big aggregator to double its advised assets, one observer says. Article quotes Tiburon saying that this could allow Focus to buy $44 billion of assets.

February 2012 Registered Rep

The Practice: How to Sell Out
Succession planning takes time. Article quotes Tiburon saying theta financial advisor with a television show can use the resulting leads to create a succession plan by adding junior advisors to work those leads.

February 2012 Advisor One

Merrill Lynch Boosts Asset Minimum
Merrill Lynch is raising its minimum asset level for client households to $250,000 from $100,000 this year. Article quotes Tiburon saying that this is a loud message of the firm's values.

February 2012 Advisor One

Raymond James to Purchase Morgan Keegan from Regions
Saint Petersburg, FL based Raymond James Financial said on January 11 that it would buy Memphis based Morgan Keegan form Regions Financial in a $930 million stock transaction. Article quotes Tiburon saying that Raymond James was a natural buyer of Morgan Keegan.

January 27, 2012 Advisor One

Raymond James' Retention Deal May Help it Keep Morgan Keegan Reps
The $300,000 production level for awards should prove advantageous to Raymond James, recruiters and others explain. Article quotes Tiburon saying that Morgan Keegan likely had numerous reps with $300,000-$500,000 production that Raymond James desired to keep.

January 24, 2012 Advisor One

Wells Grabs Seven From UBS, Morgan Stanley
The new advisors, including one joining its FiNet unit, have about $5.8 million in yearly fees and commissions and about $730 million in total assets.  Article quotes Tiburon research saying that one or mroe wirehouses will enter the independent rep market in 2012.

January 23, 2012 Registered Rep

Advisors Misclassify as Planners; Clients Do Not Know the Difference
A majority of advisors are marketing themselves as financial planners even though they really do not provide comprehensive planning services.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that many financial advisors provide investment, but not financial, planning services.

January 20, 2012 Advisor One

Wirehouse Push Into Indie-BD Space Could Follow Wells' Model
But making a semi-independent or fully independent channel work within the wirehouse world is no easy feat, experts say. Article summarizes findings of recently released Tiburon research regarding the independent broker/dealer market.

January 19, 2012 Advisor One

Bold Prediction: Wirehouse Entry into Independent Space
Tiburon Strategic Advisors expects the big firms to create a space for breakaway brokers; recruiter Elzweig disagrees. Article summarizes findings of recently released Tiburon research regarding the independent broker/dealer market.

January 19, 2012 RIA Biz

Wirehouses will Create their Own Independent Models, Tiburon Report Says
As you read this article, you will see that there are strong arguments to be made both ways about whether Merrill Lynch, UBS, and Morgan Stanley will offer quasi-independent model. Article summarizes findings of recently releases Tiburon research.

January 13, 2012 Saint Louis Post-Dispatch

Stifel's Growth Won't Slow Down despite Morgan Keegan Miss
With Stifel Financial Corporation's bid to buy Morgan Keegan coming up short last week, the Saint Louis-based investment banking and financial advisory firm will find slimmer pickings, thanks to years of consolidation in the industry.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that there are few remaining acquisition candidates.

January 13, 2012 RIA Biz

A $2.6 Billion Schwab RIA Grapples with Gaining a $420 Million Securities America Rep Firm and a Big Footprint
The Wipfli-Eide Bailly accounting merger doubles Hewins Financial Advisors' opportunity to convert CPA client funds to AUM.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that this doubles Hewins' opportunities for cross-sales into CPA firm clients.

January 12, 2012 Advisor One

Raymond James to Buy Morgan Keegan for $930 Million
The final purchase price is tied to the retention of advisors, while the overall deal includes special provisions for legal issues and costs.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that Raymond James was a natural buyer for Morgan Keegan.

January 12, 2012 RIA Biz

What the Cetera-Genworth IBD Deal Says About Where these Companies are Headed
Cetera starts looking more like an IPO candidate and Genworth shucks distraction from its asset magnet TAMP.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that the transaction made sense for both sides.

January 6, 2012 Financial Planning

2012 Forecast: Let's Make an RIA Deal
Expect 2012 to be an especially active year for consolidation among registered investment advisory firms and outside service providers.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that RIAs run mroe sophisticated businesses than independent reps.

January 5, 2012 Advisor One

BofA Boosts Merrill Client Minimum, Earns Expert's Kudos
The move to raise the account minimum to $250,000 comes as bank of America seeks further ways of increasing profits for its HNW operations.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that lower payouts for smaller accounts is a well founded strategy.

January 3, 2012 Financial Planning

True Cost of Tactical Management
As advisors abandon buy and hold strategies, they must analyze data and make predictions. Article quotes Tiburon saying that independent RIAs now manage about $2.0 trillion.

January 3, 2012 Financial Planning

The Largest RIAs Race to Scale
There is strength in numbers and practices across the country are banking on size to position themselves for success.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that the RIA market should grow about 12% in 2012.

January 3, 2012 RIA Biz

LPL Makes Big Advance into the RIA Business with Fortigent Acquisition
The kingpin of product-based mass affluent advice now has a major beachhead with high net worth investors.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that the crux is LPL's desired move into the RIA market.

January 3, 2012 Advisor One

LPL Financial to Acquire Alternative Investment Firm
Acquisition will expand LPL Financial's presence in RIA and high net worth markets.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that this is an effort by LPL to expand its channels.

January 2, 2012 Advisor One

McCann is Top UBS Americas Exec
UBS recently made Bob McCann head of UBS' operations in the Americas.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that this a loud signal of UBS' dedication to its US brokerage business and to wealth management as its leading business worldwide.

January 2, 2012 Registered Rep

LPL's Acquisition of Fortigent Provides Stronger Foothold in RIA, HNW Market
LPL Financial has announced plans to acquire Rockville, MD based wealth management platform provider Fortigent.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that the crux is LPL's desired move into the RIA market.

January 2012 Journal of Financial Planning

Stat Bank
$90,000... The amount of expenses per employe for the average fee-based financial advisor.  Article quotes Tiburon research.

January 2012 Research

McCann is Top UBS Americas Exec
UBS recently made Bob McCann head of UBS' operations in the Americas and reassigned Philip Lofts to the post of chief risk officer for the Swiss-based firm.  Article quotes Tiburon saying that this is a signal of UBS' dedication to its US brokerage business.

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