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RIA M&A Case Study: The Transformational Deal

Park Sutton Advisors Represents The Mather Group on Acquisition as AUA Climbs to $7 billion  New York, NY – February 21, 2019 – Park Sutton Advisors, LLC (“Park Sutton Advisors”) is pleased to have served as exclusive financial advisor to The Mather Group, LLC (TMG),...

RIA M&A Case Study: Pioneer RIA Merges with Boutique Wealth Bank

PRESS RELEASE Park Sutton Advisors represents Peapack-Gladstone on its acquisition of Murphy Capital Management New York, NY – May 26, 2017 – Park Sutton Advisors, LLC (“Park Sutton Advisors”) is pleased to have served as financial advisor to Peapack-Gladstone...

Asset Management M&A: The Scale Factor

November 20, 2018  Victory Capital’s announced acquisition of USAA’s $69 billion asset management arm is yet another in a slew of large asset management transactions this year, those which we have dubbed “Scale Factor” deals. As with other combinations, strategic...

RIA M&A Case Study: 1st Gen to 2nd Gen Transition in Real Time

Park Sutton Advisors represents Capstone Financial Advisors, Inc. on sale of majority equity interest New York, NY – December 31, 2017 – Park Sutton Advisors, LLC (“Park Sutton Advisors”) is pleased to have served as exclusive advisor to Capstone Financial Advisors,...

RIA M&A Case Study: 2nd Generation Re-Cap with Permanent Capital

Park Sutton Advisors represents Kudu Investment Management on investment in Bingham, Osborn & Scarborough, LLC (B|O|S) New York, NY – October 19, 2018 – Park Sutton Advisors, LLC (“Park Sutton Advisors”) is pleased to have represented Kudu Investment Management,...

RIA M&A Case Study: Aging of Advisor in Sought After Geography

Park Sutton Advisors represents New York City based Tirschwell & Loewy on sale to Provident Bank/Beacon Trust New York, NY, January 22, 2019 – Park Sutton Advisors, LLC (“Park Sutton Advisors”) is pleased to have served as exclusive financial advisor to Tirschwell...

Financing Options Available to Asset and Wealth Managers in the Context of M&A and Succession Planning

Prior to the “Great Recession” of 2008-2009, and for the past few years, M&A transactions were supported by robust equity and credit markets. While credit options to assist small and middle-market M&A transactions (typically defined as transactions with deal sizes between $5 million and $200 million) and succession planning in the asset & wealth management industry have always been limited, since the fourth quarter of 2008 access to financing has been more challenging than ever.

Virtus Investment Partners RidgeWorth acquisition

Virtus Investment Partners to acquire RidgeWorth Investments.Announced 12/16/2016, expected to close mid-2017.The acquisition will create a firm with $87b AUM.Virtus will acquire RidgeWorth for $513mm.

PSA Insight Janus Henderson merge

Park Sutton Insight: Janus Capital & Henderson Group Merge, Now Janus Henderson Global Investors. This merger of equals creates a firm with $322b AUM, market cap of $6b.Henderson will acquire Janus for $2.61b.

Please refer to the Archive section for historical white papers.

October 17, 2019
Private Wealth Managers, Succession Plans: Handing Off the Baton
Steven Levitt, Park Sutton Advisors
Sponsored by CFA Society New York

October 2-3 2019
RIA M&A Event

Annie Tronoski, Park Sutton Advisors
Sponsored by Dimensional Fund Advisors in Charlotte, NC

June 26-28, 2019
RIA Advisory Board
Steven Levitt, Park Sutton Advisors
Sponsored by Oak Street Funding in South Bend, IN

June 17-18, 2019
Fidelity Alternative Fees Think Tank Day: Implications of Fee Structure on Valuation and Deal Structure
Steven Levitt, Park Sutton Advisors
Sponsored by Fidelity Clearing & Custody Solutions

May 16, 2019
M&A Trends in 2019
Cheryl Bicknell, Mariner Wealth Advisors
Steven Levitt, Park Sutton Advisors
Annie Tronoski, Park Sutton Advisors
Sponsored by Barron’s Top Independent Women Advisors in Palm Beach, FL

May 17, 2018
Mergers & Acquisitions: What Works & Why
Moderator: Anastasia M. Tronoski
Sponsored by Barron’s Top Independent Women Advisors in Palm Beach, FL

March 15, 2018
Mergers & Acquisitions: Finding the Formula for Success
Moderator: Steven M. Levitt
Sponsored by Barron’s Top Independent Advisors in Orlando, FL