Solving Operational Issues from M&A Transactions

April 19, 2016

As the wealth management industry continues to age, the number of advisory firms that will be transitioned due to succession planning or principal retirement is expected to increase dramatically. In fact, 2015 was the largest year on record for RIA mergers and acquisitions, with 2016 predicted to have even more. This trend, driven both by…

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PFI Advisors Inaugural White Paper: New Transition Models for Billion-Dollar Breakaway Teams

April 12, 2016

This is the first in a series of industry content from PFI Advisors designed to help advisors build their dream firm and achieve Financial Independence. View white paper

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Guest appearance on “How to Go Independent”

March 31, 2016

Our CEO and Founder, Matt Sonnen, discusses transitioning billion-dollar teams to financial independence in Sean Kernan’s “How to Go Independent” blog. Listen to the podcast here.

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Breakaway Artist Confesses the ‘Mistakes’ He Made in Ushering PBIG’s Hou-Sear Team

March 1, 2016

A breakaway artist confesses the ‘mistakes’ he made in ushering PBIG’s Hou-Sear team With its elevators, synchronized watches, office hijinks and voice-over IP, Luminous Capital was a virtuoso Merrill Lynch defection but not to Matt Sonnen By Guest Columnist Matt Sonnen Brooke’s Note: It is one thing to create a textbook scenario of executing an…

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How the mastermind of the Luminous Capital breakaway is parlaying his skills into ‘Promoting Financial Independence’

January 19, 2016

With his wife, Larissa, as sidearm, Matt Sonnen seeks to fulfill a niche for a service level between John Furey and Shirl Penney Tuesday 1.19.16 by Lisa Shidler Brooke’s Note: If, as some suggest, seawater can replace oil as a fuel then our energy future is bright. The same can be said for finding the talent and…

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Welcome to PFI’s New Blog!

January 18, 2016

We founded PFI Advisors with the idea that “There has to be a better way…” Financial advisors, either those leaving the wirehouse community to establish their own RIAs, or advisors at existing RIAs, have been leveraging their future to receive simple operational support. We feel you shouldn’t need to sell precious equity or sign a…

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