Roundtable Talks with FP Transitions experts


Watch Now : Cultural Fit & the Ownership Mentality : G2 PerspectivesCultural Fit and the Ownership Mentality : G2 Perspectives

The next-generation ownership of FP Transitions discuss their own experiences in taking the mantle to shape the team and future of the business. They explore hiring for cultural fit and potential value, the definition of “ownership mentality,” and how they might identify potential G3 leaders in the generation beyond their own.

WATCH NOW - Synergy of Multigenerational Ownership - Roundtable Talk Roundtable Talk - Synergy of Multigenerational Ownership

This Roundtable Talk explores the internal succession and describes how both the succession process and business growth can benefit from multigenerational experiences and knowledge from all owners. Additionally, we look at other factors that help the succession planning process, including helping next generation advisors understand the benefits and responsibilities of ownership.

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FPT Experts Ericka Langone, JD and Eric Fettig discuss the benefits of proper entity, including liability protections, governance for business leadership and operations, structure and value for future ownership, and tax treatments that make sense for your specific enterprise.

 

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FPT experts discuss the process of going from next gen advisor to next gen owner. They discuss the importance of tapping into individual talents to create a stronger business, as well as the importance of clear communication between generations for a successful integration.

Every Merger is Unique - Roundtable TalkEvery Merger is Unique: 3 Real Life Examples

In this Roundtable Talk, featuring two of our transactions experts, General Counsel, Rod Boutin, J.D. and Assistant General Counsel, Ericka Langone, J.D., we illustrate the uniqueness of each merger transaction using three real life examples from the FP Transitions portfolio. 

Setting Up An Entity : Elections & TimelinesSettingUpAnEntity - RTT

FPT experts Ericka Langone, JD, and Eric Fettig discuss the details of setting up (or restructuring) your entity to suit your business' unique situation, including: documentation, filing timelines, and key players in the process. They highlight the importance of proper entity elections to support your overall short-term and long-term business goals.  

 

Navigating Income and Entities RTTNavigating Income & Entities with a FINRA Focus
EMS Exclusive Resource

In this exclusive Roundtable Talk, FPT experts discuss this regulated flow of revenue from a Broker Dealer as well as how to properly sweep it into the entity. They cover appropriate documentation between advisor and entity as well as avoiding common troublesome situations when it comes to BD revenue.

 

FundingContinuityRTT Funding Continuity

Marcus Hagood and Kelsey Herman, JD, discuss the details of funding your continuity plan, including where the money comes from, setting everything up in advance to avoid erroneous chaos, insurance options for death vs. disability, and common deal structuring for sale in the event of unexpected death or disability. 

 

Tax & Entity Elections for Mergers Tax & Entity Elections for Mergers
  • Experts Rod Boutin, JD, and Ericka Langone, JD, discuss common merger election considerations including:  projecting cash flow long term; entity election of the surviving enterprises; tax implications; FINRA and SEC compliance considerations when merging firms.
Bates4.pngEvery Merger Is Unique 

Our Rod Boutin, J.D. and Ericka Langone, J.D. discuss the uniqueness of each merger transaction using three real life examples from the FP Transitions portfolio. The examples range from a complex 3-way, multi-owner consolidation, to a more common combining of efficiencies and resources, to a planned merger as continuity for two small businesses. 

 

Bates4.pngGovernance & Control for Shifting Ownership 

FPT transactions experts Rod Boutin, JD and Ericka Langone, JD discuss common areas of governance and control that many owners (existing and future) have concerns about during any (re)structuring or additions to the ownership of a financial services business.

Experts Rod Boutin, JD and Ericka Langone, JD, explore preparation beyond determining value. They highlight the importance of reconciling the expectations and goals of all parties, the considerations that may warrant an assigned premium share value, and the benefits of a holistic approach to the entire merger process.
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FP Transitions' valuation experts, Ryan Grau, CVA, CBA and Warren Burkholder, ASA, MCBA, CBI, go in-depth into the differences between valuation and appraisal, the importance of having a certified valuation analyst, and how the purpose of valuation informs the methodology for the most accurate value.

 

Value Beyond Growth & Selling Value: Beyond Growth & Selling

In this Roundtable Talk our experts Ryan Grau, CVA, CVB and Warren Burkholder, ASA, MCBA, CBI, discuss the complexities of valuation for the purpose of divorce, as well as other common valuation purposes.

 

 

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In this unscripted video FP Transitions' Douglas Kreft and Marcus Hagood focus on the impact and evolution of the financial services industry given various regulatory developments over the past year. 

 

 

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Marcus Hagood and Douglas Kreft, focus on the opportunities robo advisors present for financial advisors to emphasize their value proposition and expand their client bases. With investment management technology at investors’ fingertips, are we seeing a precursor of a larger threat to advisor services in coming years?

 

Guest Series with colleen jordan hallinan, from qii consulting


Life After Advising - Roundtable Talk Roundtable Talk - Life After Advising
with guest Colleen Jordan Hallinan, Qii Consulting

In this first in a series of special Roundtable Talks, Colleen talks about her own journey to life after advising, and how finding the right people to take over the business made all the difference. 

Building the Team - Roundtable Talk w/ Colleen Jordan Hallinan Roundtable Talk - Building the Team
with guest Colleen Jordan Hallinan, Qii Consulting

In this second Roundtable Talk with Colleen Jordan Hallinan of Qii Consulting, she shares ways to identify different personality types and work styles. Harnessing each individual's unique strengths creates a team that promotes the success of the business as a whole.

The Process - Roundtable Talk w/ Colleen Jordan Hallinan Roundtable Talk - The Process 
with guest Colleen Jordan Hallinan, Qii Consulting

In the last of our Roundtable Talks with Colleen, she shares the philosophies and process for her "after advising" enterprise: helping other advisors build stronger teams for greater success. She walks through some of the assessments and strategies that serve the core of her methodology.

Guest Series with David Birnbaum, JD, from Bates Group 


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Join Marcus and special guest David Birnbaum, JD, of Bates Group as they discuss the impact of compliance on business value, as well as the importance of internal compliance audits to stay ahead of any regulatory issues and correction periods that come with them.

 

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Monitoring compliance and keeping up with regulations is important for the operation of any financial services business. In this first of our special series with Bates Group, Join Marcus Hagood and special guest David Birnbaum, JD to discuss how compliance impacts an acquisition and the impact of current events on compliance and the industry

 

Bates3 Thumbnail landing page.png The Art of Compliance

In this second of our Roundtable Talks series with Bates Group, David Birnbaum, JD, talks about the importance of getting to know a business and its people in order to effectively help them keep up with compliance.