July 7, 2017

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 of adventures, 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 Research Call:
International (Non-United States) Markets

Tiburon Strategic Advisors and its Managing Partner Chip Roame are pleased to announce that the next Tiburon Research Call will be on International (Non-United States) Markets. It will be held Thursday, July 20, 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 Tiburon 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 to this call, 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 Tiburon client to obtain access to Tiburon Research Calls, please email Sarah Sage.


Prior Tiburon Research Call:
Financial Advisor Channels

Employees at Tiburon CEO Summit sponsors and Tiburon members that missed this week's Financial Advisor Channels 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 one's 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 Tiburon client to obtain access to Tiburon Research Calls, please email Sarah Sage.


Tiburon CEO Summit XXXIII:
October 9-11, 2017 in San Francisco, CA

Tiburon Strategic Advisors and its Managing Partner Chip Roame are pleased to announce the upcoming Tiburon CEO Summit XXXIII will be held on October 9-11, 2017, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in San Francisco, CA. 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. Attendees will enjoy over 40 CEO-level speakers discussing the industry's biggest topics.

If you are a C-level executive, executive vice president, or partner 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, executive vice president, or partner at a firm that is not yet a Tiburon CEO Summit sponsor or Tiburon member and interested in becoming a Tiburon client to attend the Tiburon CEO Summit, please email Sarah Sage.


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

Tiburon Managing Partner Chip Roame and Tiburon clients Scott Hanson (Co-CEO, Hanson McClain), Aaron Klein (CEO, Riskalyze), & Craig Wietz (President, First Rate) 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 Ben Cukier (Managing Partner, Centana Growth Partners), Scott Hanson (Co-CEO, Hanson McClain), & Aaron Klein (CEO, Riskalyze) 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 Tiburon Impact Adventures, please email Scott Hanson (Co-CEO, Hanson McClain).


Tiburon Written Research:

Wirehouses: Wirehouses, Other National, & Regional Brokerage Firms

Tiburon Strategic Advisors is pleased to highlight its research on Wirehouses. The purpose of this research is to provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of the wirehouses, other national, & regional brokerage firms, a market that has been both rapidly evolving and consolidating. Tiburon has a separate research topic that addresses the investment banking business (corporate finance; mergers & acquisitions advice; institutional sales & trading). This research specifically focused on the private client businesses of these firms. Tiburon also has separate research topics that address independent broker/dealers and discount & online brokerage firms.

This research addresses the historical phases of the full-service brokerage firms, including the historical phase; growth phase; discount brokerage firms competition phase; & independent advisors competition phase.

This research defines markets segments of full-service brokerage firms, including wirehouses; other national brokerage firms; & regional brokerage firms. This research outlines five key service providers to the full-service brokerage firms industry, including mutual fund companies, exchange traded funds (ETFs) firms, separately managed accounts (SMAs) managers, hedge funds, & other investment product companies; & technology companies & turnkey asset management programs (TAMPs).

And this research makes the following future predictions for the full-service brokerage firms, including steady flow of break-away brokers; lack of growth in sale forces but still moderate growth in assets uner management; repositioning of core offers; custom recruiting & compensation strategies; & transformational business models emerging.

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 Tiburon client to obtain access to Tiburon Written Research, please email Sarah Sage.


Tiburon Written Research:

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 two offices, 112 employees and is led by its Chairman Alan Werba, CEO Alex Potts, Chief of Staff & Administration Jennifer Lee, & Chief Operations Officer Howard Lee.

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) (structured investing advantage & strategic investing portfolio services (TAMP); strategic portfolio services (strategist); sub-advisory services; Loring Ward total retirement; & SA funds investment trust); Loring Ward Securities (broker/dealer); & The Wealth Management 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 Tiburon 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:

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Recently Posted Tiburon Written Research

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Tiburon Market Seminars

Tiburon is able to deliver detailed presentations and/or actively participate in detailed conversations on a wide range of products and markets within the banking, insurance, brokerage, and investment management markets without significant lead time. This ability is based upon both the depth of its existing written industry knowledge (over 1,900 topics and 500,000 PowerPoint charts and graphs) and its broad CEO-level industry contacts. As a result, Tiburon Market Seminars have become ideal for clients which need a quick and yet thorough understanding of industry dynamics and leading players in growing markets. This is also an ideal low-cost method for new Tiburon clients to tap into the firm's years of industry experience and prior research efforts. If you are interested in scheduling a Tiburon Market Seminar, please email Sarah Sage