Hightower, a leading buyer and aggregator of registered investment advisers, on Tuesday morning said it had acquired a piece of Alexandria Capital, a registered investment adviser with $1.5 billion in client assets. So far, Hightower has announced a half dozen ...

Hightower has notched its fourth acquisition of the year by adding the $2 billion Washington, D.C.-based advisory firm Farr Miller & Washington. The cash-and-equity deal, which will close in about 30 days, has the added benefit of placing the RIA’s ...