Category: In The News


Clean Shares: A Fiduciary-Friendly Solution for Asset Managers

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Do asset managers—big, boutique and growing—need yet another new share class? The answer is yes if you want to be fiduciary-friendly.

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Why Pros Use Rolling Periods

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Investors shopping for mutual funds or ETFs look at past performance. So, as an asset manager, understand that putting your best foot forward may not include trailing data. Instead, rolling periods are used by sophisticated investors to better understand how your strategy performs over different time periods over time. Some stories resonate better this way. Dan Sondhelm commented for this story.

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The “VIP Approach” to Woo RIA Gatekeepers

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A growing number of fund companies realize that Registered Investment Adviser (RIA) firms are the future of the intermediary business. This is a challenge for fund distribution teams, since traditional product-focused email marketing campaigns and wholesaler “greet, meet and eat” strategies that work in broker/dealers don’t align with a business model where fiduciary responsibilities, rather than commissions, guide investment recommendations.

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Bigger Fund Flows Stem From Low-Fee Funds and ETF’s

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While more investment advisors are pivoting back toward actively managed funds, it’s low-fee funds and ETFs that are seeing a majority of the flows, according to Broadridge Financial Solutions in a recent report. Industry analysts, including Dan Sondhelm, commented for the story.

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Voices : Expansion plans? Here’s what firms should read

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Many successful institutional asset managers would like to expand their business through the intermediary channel, US focus, or M&A. It’s not as easy as it sounds. Dan Sondhelm, in this contribution, shares what questions to consider before making the investment.

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A Chi-Town Boutique Hunts For Small Cap Shops

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Mike Corbett, CEO of Chicago-based Perritt Capital Manegement, is looking for acquisitions to grow his firm. Corbett tells MFWire that although he is open to a wide variety of deals, he is mostly looking to adopt small or micro cap mutual funds from smaller firms who are having trouble staying afloat. Sondhelm Partners is helping Perritt with introductions to possible strategic partners.

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WealthTech Insights with Dan Sondhelm

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In this interview, Dan Sondhelm comments on recent changes in wealth management, discusses threats, opportunities, and prospects that technologies bring to the industry, and shares his ideas about attracting millennials and calculating risk tolerance.

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A 27-Year-Old Fixed Income Shop Is Looking For Wholesalers

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After 27 years of managing global fixed income assets for institutional investors, San Diego-based LM Capital Group recently entered the intermediary market by making its first fund available on Charles Schwab’s platform. Now they are hiring and talking with other platforms. Sondhelm Partners is helping LM with its growth strategy.

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The Coming Challenges For Financial Advisors And Asset Managers

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The Institute for Innovative Development interview series seeks to learn from innovative business leaders, uncover innovation best practices and discover how to apply these insights in the financial services industry. They recently sat down with Dan Sondhelm and asked for his real-world perspective on the major challenges and trends in the financial services industry.

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Fintech firms still see a future for fiduciary compliance tools

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For many months, the DOL fiduciary rule was supposed to change the way advisors work with clients. Now that the implementation has been delayed and could be potentially rescinded, was the effort all for naught? Dan Sondhelm and other industry pros weigh in.

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