The Second Annual Study of Advisory Success: A New Age of Client Communications and Client Expectations

Audience: Broker-Dealer, RIA

Study of Advisory Success defines what success means for advisors in today’s environment and highlights the most salient issues facing advisors. Pershing’s inaugural study found that the most successful advisors anticipate what will lead the next generation of advisors. This year’s study finds that successful advisors adapt to client communications and client expectations.

To Roth or Not to Roth? That is the Question

Audience: Broker-Dealer

Changes in recent years to the U.S. tax code not only broaden the appeal of Roth IRAs to high-net-worth investors, they also enable advisors to reach out to their clients and prospects with a potentially appealing wealth transfer strategy.

What We Learned on the Road to Launching an Alternative Mutual Fund

Audience: Prime Brokerage

Hedge fund managers and mutual fund companies are eager to bring alternative strategies into the mutual fund space. Is this trend really in the best interests of managers and investors? Which strategies are the best candidates for making the jump? What pitfalls lurk along the way?

Closing the e-Delivery Gap: The 2013 e-Delivery Survey

Audience: Broker-Dealer, RIA

Changing the traditional paper-based behaviors of advisors and investors remains a challenge. Discover useful, actionable data and analysis to increase e-delivery adoption.

Investor Trends in Technology

Audience: Broker-Dealer, RIA

This paper looks at the attitudes of several key demographics of investors towards technology, and explores how advisors can make the right choices to serve those key demographics.

Knowing Your Investor: A Manager's Guide to How and Why Institutional Investors Access the Alternatives Market

Audience: Prime Brokerage

Institutional investors allocate capital across a variety of asset classes, including equities, fixed income, private equity, real estate, hedge funds and real assets. Allocations to each asset class bucket are based on risk/return objectives, liquidity profiles and other restrictions (mandates) set by the investor or their client(s). Each investor has particular mandates.

Real Deals Update: RIA Mergers and Acquisitions in 2013

Audience: RIA

What is happening with RIA mergers and acquisitions this year? Find out by downloading the mid-year update to Pershing Advisor Solutions’ Real Deals Trend Report: The Powerful Potential of the RIA-to-RIA Deal. It reveals the most recent data on RIA merger and acquisition activity in the first half of 2013.

Advisor of the Future II: Building a Business to Last

Audience: RIA

Pershing Advisor Solutions has commissioned a new study, Advisor of the Future II: Building a Business to Last, created to give advisors an advanced alert to the new challenges and opportunities that advisors are likely to encounter over the next few years.