January 13, 2017

Tiburon Research Call:
Discount & Online Brokerage Firms

The next Tiburon Research Call will be on Discount & Online Brokerage Firms, Friday, January 20, 2017 at 10:00am PT. Tiburon CEO Summit sponsors and Tiburon members are cordially invited to join this call with Managing Partner Chip Roame. If you are a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to listen, please email Sarah Sage (SSage@TiburonAdvisors.Com) to RSVP.

If you are not yet a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to obtain access to Tiburon Research Calls, please email us.


Tiburon Serving Others Adventure 1.0:
Ethiopia, January 15-18, 2017

Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame and several long-time Tiburon CEO Summit attendees will embark on the first ever Tiburon Serving Others Adventure in Ethiopia on January 15-18, 2017 to connect first world finance with developing world needs. While on the Tiburon Serving Others Adventure, the group will spend a couple of days on-site at an Ethiopian school, as well as in Addis Abbaba.
Tiburon Serving Others Adventure 1.0 is being led by Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame, and Tiburon clients Riskalyze CEO Aaron Klein and Hanson McClain Co-CEO Scott Hanson. If you are interested in taking part, please email Aaron Klein.


Tiburon CEO Summit XXXII: April 3-5, 2017

Tiburon Strategic Advisors and its Managing Partner Chip Roame are pleased to announce the upcoming Tiburon CEO Summit XXXII (April 3-5, 2017, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in New York, NY). Tiburon CEO Summits provide a unique opportunity for leaders from throughout the financial services industry to gather to collaborate & candidly discuss the future of the industry. Tiburon CEO Summits are described by attendees as the place where C-level executives from every aspect of the industry go in order to hear from the sharpest minds in the field.

If you are a C-level executive at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to participate in Tiburon CEO Summit XXXII, please email Tiburon's Managing Partner Chip Roame. If you are not yet a member or sponsor and interested in attending, please email Sarah Sage.


Skip & Chip's Excellent Adventure 6.0: Kauai
July 9-13, 2017

Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame and Tiburon client Skip Schweiss (President, TD Ameritrade Trust Company) will co-lead the annual Skip & Chip’s Excellent Adventure July 9-13th, 2017 to Kauai. On July 9th the group will hike the Kalalau Trail in-and-out for a total of 22 miles. On July 11th the group will kayak the seventeen miles along the Napali Coast. This will be the sixth in the series, in which participants have reached the top of Mount Whitney, traversed the Grand Canyon, summited Half Dome in Yosemite, and completed the Four Pass Loop outside of Aspen, CO. The annual outing combines a challenging outdoor adventure with a fun weekend together. For more information, email Skip Schweiss.


Discount & Online Brokerage Firms:
Five Leading Discount Brokerage Firms Expanding their Business Models

Tiburon Strategic Advisors is pleased to highlight its research on Discount & Online Brokerage Firms. The purpose of this research is to provide readers with a broad understanding of the discount & online brokerage firms industry and these firms' latest move to deliver financial advice. This research addresses the branch-based, telephone-based, & online offerings from discount brokerage firms, online only brokerage firms, & direct access brokerage firms (as well as the consumer direct offerings from some no-load mutual fund companies), with specific attention being paid to the big five firms (The Charles Schwab Corporation, Fidelity Investments, TD Ameritrade, E*Trade Financial, & Scottrade). This research combined with Tiburon's coverage of online tools, online banking & mortgages, online insurance, and online advice makes up Tiburon's direct distribution series. This research addresses the historical phases of the discount & online brokerage firms industry, including Branches & Telephones Phase; Software & Online Phase; & Financial Advice Phase. This research defines distinct market segments, including Discount Brokerage Firms; & Online Only Brokerage Firms; & Direct Access Brokerage Firms. This research analyzes the competitive factors in the industry, including Investment Products & Research; Commissions & Fees; Web Sites & Tools; & Customer Service. This research outlines key service providers to the discount & online brokerage firms industry, including Technology Infrastructure Vendors & Clearing Brokers; Quotes, News, Research, & Tools Providers; & Mutual Fund & Other Product Companies. And this research makes several predictions for the discount & online brokerage firms industry, including Rapid Growth for Discount & Online Brokerage Firms; Continuing Focus on Winning Active Traders; Rapid Move into Financial Advice; Expansion into Related Businesses; International Opportunities; & Continuing Mergers & Acquisitions Activity.


Loring Ward Group:
An Asset-Class Oriented TAMP
Leveraging Dimensional Fund Advisors

Tiburon Strategic Advisors is pleased to highlight its research on Loring Ward Group. Loring Ward Group was founded as RWB Advisory Services by Carl Reinhardt, Alan Werba, & John Bowen in 1990 and is based in San Jose, CA. Loring Ward Group has 110 employees and is led by its Chairman Alan Werba, CEO Alex Potts, & Chief Operating Officer Mike Clinton. Loring Ward Group's comprehensive Power Point deck below includes a synopsis of its history, including its key phases: RWB Advisory Services Phase; Assante Phase; Loring Ward Group International Phase; & Loring Ward Group Phase. Its profile includes the key statistics of the firm, including its number of employees, revenues, pre-marketing expenses profits, EBITDA, pre-tax & other expenses profits, pre-tax profits, & cash flows. Its profile includes detailed outlines of its core businesses, including LWI Financial (RIA); Loring Ward Securities (Broker/Dealer); & The Wealth Management Alliance. And its profile concludes with the highlights of its organizational structure & ownership.


Recent Tiburon Research Calls

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Recently Posted Tiburon Written Research

Tiburon CEO Summit sponsors & Tiburon members have access to Tiburon's Written Research library of 1,900+ topics and profiles. To access Tiburon's Written Research, click the link below for your topic of interest, and enter your Tiburon username & password:

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Tiburon Membership Program

At the suggestion of numerous Tiburon clients, Tiburon created a member service allowing unlimited access to all Tiburon written research for all of a firm's employees for an entire calendar year for only $25,000. This service has helped dozens of Tiburon clients to consolidate their research needs & budgets. Tiburon Written Research allows Tiburon clients to utilize the Tiburon research library web page as their personal industry knowledge library across all of their employees. Tiburon's written research currently includes 1,900+ topics. Tiburon's research strategy is to ultimately write and continuously refine research offerings covering every substantial financial services industry market segment (and prominent firm) so that the research can then serve as a comprehensive library of financial services data, analysis, & opinions for Tiburon members. Tiburon attempts to publish research on at least ten additional topics each week. Many are simply updates but all lead the firm closer to its goal of comprehensive research. Tiburon added the Tiburon Research Call & Tiburon CEO Summits, and now refers to these as Tiburon membership.