As private equity-backed RIA aggregators continue to gobble up market share in the wealth management space, the evolution of some firms is starting to resemble the same wirehouse model that advisers have been fleeing. Exhibit A takes the form of ...

Hightower, a Chicago-based firm managing $118 billion, has taken a stake in Grant Tani Barash & Altman, a Los Angeles-based business management firm that provides clients with personal chief financial officer services, including bookkeeping and accounting, bill payment and tax ...

Hightower announced the acquisition of TC Wealth Partners, a wealth management, trust and retirement plan services company overseeing $1.65 billion in assets. Both companies are based in the Chicago area. As part of the transaction, Hightower has also acquired Trust ...

In stride with much of the wealth management space right now, Hightower is locking in deals just under the wire of 2022 when the Biden administration is expected to enact more stringent taxes. The Chicago-based aggregator announced Tuesday morning a ...

Lexington Wealth Management, a Hightower advisory business that manages more than $2 billion in Lexington, Massachusetts, is acquiring Thompson Wealth Management, $340 million registered investment adviser that’s based in nearby Concord, Massachusetts. Terms of the acquisition, which will close later ...

Chicago-based Hightower is expanding its Illinois-area footprint with the acquisition of Aurora-based Clear Perspective Advisors. Founded in 2011 by Michael Morcos, Jonathan Hylton and Stewart Beach, Clear Perspective has $700 million worth of client assets, operates two offices in Illinois ...

Hightower Advisors, a Chicago-based registered investment adviser whose collection of firms manage $101 billion, has taken an undisclosed stake in Landsberg Bennett Private Wealth Management, an RIA managing $1 billion in Punta Gorda, Florida. Founded in 2012, Landsberg Bennett is ...

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 ...

Hightower is stepping up to the big leagues of wealth management with the addition of the Hightower Trust Company that expands a Texas-chartered trust business to the national-charter level. The original Texas trust company that became part of Hightower through ...