June 9, 2017

Over 100 C-Level Executive Attendees Confirmed for Tiburon CEO Summit XXXIII

Tiburon Strategic Advisors and its Managing Partner Chip Roame are pleased to announce that over 100 financial services industry CEOs & other C-level executives have already confirmed their attendance for the upcoming Tiburon CEO Summit XXXIII (October 9-11, 2017, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in San Francisco). 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.

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 XXXIII, please email Tiburon's Managing Partner Chip Roame. If you are a C-level executive at a firm that is not yet a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and interested in becoming such to attend the Tiburon CEO Summits, please email Sarah Sage.


Tiburon Research Call:
Independent Advisors

Tiburon Strategic Advisors and its Managing Partner Chip Roame are pleased to announce that the next Tiburon Research Call will be on Independent Advisors. It will be held Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 10:00am PT. All employees from Tiburon CEO Summit sponsors and Tiburon members, as well as media representatives who cover Tiburon Research, are invited to join this call with Managing Partner Chip Roame. This is one of over 40 Tiburon Research Calls set for this year. To see the full Tiburon Research Calls schedule, click here.

If you are an employee at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to listen, please email Lupita Uribe to RSVP. If you are an employee at a firm that is not yet a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to become a client to obtain access to Tiburon Research Calls, please email Sarah Sage.


Prior Tiburon Research Call:
Break-Away Brokers

Employees at Tiburon CEO Summit sponsors and Tiburon members that missed this week's Break-Away Brokers Tiburon Research Call led by Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame can access the recording on the Tiburon web site by clicking the link below and loging in with your username & password.

If you are an employee at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and need your username & password to access this Tiburon Research Call, please email Lupita Uribe. If you are an employee at a firm that is not yet a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to become a client to obtain access to this Tiburon Research Call, 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 9-13, 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 tops of Mount Whitney & Mount Shasta, 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, please email Skip Schweiss (President, TD Ameritrade Trust Company).


Tiburon Impact Adventure 2.0:
Mexico, January 27-28, 2018

Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame, Hanson McClain Co-CEO Scott Hanson, Riskalyze CEO Aaron Klein, & First Rate President Craig Wietz will lead Tiburon Impact Adventure 2.0 to build houses in San Antonio Del Mar, Mexico on January 27-28, 2018. For more information, please contact Craig Wietz (President, First Rate).
Tiburon Impact Adventure 1.0 was led by Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame, and Tiburon clients Centana Growth Partners Managing Partner Ben Cukier, Hanson McClain Co-CEO Scott Hanson, & Riskalyze CEO Aaron Klein in Ethiopia on January 15-18, 2017. While on the Tiburon Impact Adventure, the group spent a couple of days on-site at an Ethiopian school, as well as in Addis Ababa. If you are interested in the results of Tiburon Impact Adventure 1.0, please email Aaron Klein (CEO, Riskalyze).

Tiburon Impact Adventures are intended to connect first world finance with developing world needs. If you are interested in the Tiburon Impact Adventures generally, would like to propose a future Tiburon Impact Adventure, and/or in wish to inquire about taking part in future Impact Adventures, please email Scott Hanson (Co-CEO, Hanson McClain).


Tiburon Written Research:

Independent Reps: The Growing Market of Dually Registered Advisors

Tiburon Strategic Advisors is pleased to highlight its research on Independent Reps. The purpose of this research is to provide readers with an a comprehensive understanding of the independent reps market, which is a large & diverse market of over 90,000 series seven registered reps who own their own businesses and utilize independent broker/dealers such as LPL Financial Holdings, Cetera Financial Group, Advisor Group, Raymond James Financial Services, Commonwealth Financial Network, & Ladenburg Thalmann. A parallel research topic published by Tiburon, called A Comprehensive Overview of the Product Usage, Business Models, & Best Practices of Independent Reps, provides extensive bottom up analysis of the specific actions of independent reps. This research provides a top down view of the market. Some independent reps are dually registered, having their own RIAs; those reps are referred to as dually registered financial advisors in this research and are likewise addressed in Tiburon's fee-based financial advisor (RIAs) research. This research is part of Tiburon's broader coverage of independent advisors.

This research begins with a broad market background explaining the difficulties in sizing the independent reps market, including an overlapping definition with insurance agents & overlapping definition with fee-based financial advisors. This research addresses the four historical phases of the independent reps market, including industry emergence phase; rapid industry consolidation phase; firm restructurings phase; & industry maturation phase. This research outlines the three key segments of independent reps, including independent broker/dealer reps; insurance broker/dealer reps; & dually registered advisors.

This research outlines the key service providers to independent reps, including independent broker/dealers, clearing brokers, & custodians; mutual fund companies & other product companies; & technology companies & other key vendors to independent reps. And this research makes several future predictions for the independent reps business, including moderate industry growth; growing importance of dually registered advisors; recruiting war, payout rate pressures, value added playing field, continued profitability pressures, & continued consolidation; & further distancing of the leaders (and potential for wirehouse entrants).

If you are an employee at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and need your username & password to access Tiburon's Written Research, please email Lupita Uribe. If you are an employee at a firm that is not yet a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to become a client to obtain access to Tiburon Written Research, please email Sarah Sage.


Tiburon Written Research:

HighTower Holding: The Most Successful Break-Away Broker Aggregator

Tiburon Strategic Advisors is pleased to highlight its research on HighTower Holding. HighTower Holding was founded as United Fiduciary by Larry Koehler, Drew Kornreich, & Elliot Weissbluth,in 2007. The firm is based in Chicago, IL. HighTower Holding has 260 employees, operations in 13 states, 22 offices, 34 financial advisor teams, 72 financial advisors, 23,990 accounts, $25.0 billion assets under management, and is led by its CEO Elliot Weissbluth & President Drew Kornreich.

HighTower Holding's comprehensive Power Point deck below includes a synopsis of its history, including its key phases: capitalization phase; recruiting successes phase; & recognition phase.

Its profile includes the key statistics of the firm, including its number of employees, states, offices, financial advisor teams, financial advisors, clients, accounts, assets under administration, net flows, revenues, & net profits.

Its profile includes detailed outlines of its core businesses: HighTower Partnership; HighTower Network; & HighTower Alliance. And its profile concludes with the highlights of its organizational structure & ownership.

If you are an employee at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and need your username & password to access Tiburon's Written Research, please email Lupita Uribe. If you are an employee at a firm that is not yet a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to become a client to obtain access to Tiburon Written Research, please email Sarah Sage.


Recent Tiburon Research Calls

All employees at Tiburon CEO Summit sponsors & Tiburon members have access to Tiburon Research Calls led weekly or bi-weekly by Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame. To listen to recent calls, click the link below for your topic of interest, and enter your Tiburon username & password:

If you are an employee at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and need your username & password to listen to recent Tiburon Research Calls, please email Lupita Uribe. If you are an employee at a firm that is not yet a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to become a client to obtain access to Tiburon Research Calls, please email Sarah Sage.


Recently Posted Tiburon Written Research

All employees at 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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If you are an employee at a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and need your username & password to access Tiburon's Written Research, please email Lupita Uribe. If you are an employee at a firm that is not yet a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and would like to become a client to obtain access to Tiburon Written Research, please email Sarah Sage.


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. Tiburon added the Tiburon Research Call & Tiburon CEO Summits, and now refers to these as Tiburon membership. 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. If you are interested in becoming a Tiburon member, please email Sarah Sage