EP Wealth Advisors
21515 Hawthorne Blvd Suite 1200
Torrance, CA 90503
No. advisers: 59
|Financial planning clients||N/A|
|High-net-worth client assets||More than 75%|
|Percentage of assets under management||Yes|
|Total AUM||Total Accounts||Avg. Account AUM|
July 12, 2017 - Three former executives in the wealth management business of Affiliated Managers Group have formed an aggregation firm taking minority stakes in Forbes Family Trust, MAI Capital Management and EP Wealth Advisors. The new firm, Wealth Partners Capital...
January 21, 2016 - EP Wealth Advisors, a fee-only financial advisory firm based in Torrance, Calif., with $2 billion in assets under management, has merged with Ballou Plum Wealth Advisors, a San Francisco-based firm with $300 million in AUM. The merger announced Wednesday...
March 15, 2015 - Even though the number of prospective buyers greatly exceeds the number of financial advisory firms on the market, owners often have unrealistic ideas about what their businesses are worth. About 28% of advisers sought to buy a firm in the past two years,...
June 4, 2014 - Adam Phillips is leaving City National Bank in Beverly Hills, Calif., where he managed nearly $700 million in client assets, to join EP Wealth Advisors. He will serve dual roles as a senior vice president and Investment Strategist. EP Wealth Advisors,...
October 15, 2013 - An independent financial advisory firm in Southern California with $1.4 billion in assets under management is opening its wallet and looking for deals. Torrance, Calif.-based EP Wealth Advisors Inc. is looking to acquire other firms in Southern California,...
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*Methodology: InvestmentNews qualified 1,906 firms headquartered in the United States based on data reported on Form ADV to the Securities and Exchange Commission as of May 1, 2017. To qualify, firms must have met the following criteria: (1) latest ADV filing date is either on or after January 1, 2017, (2) total AUM is at least $100M, (3) does not have employees who are registered representatives of a broker-dealer, (4) provided investment advisory services to clients during its most recently completed fiscal year, (5) no more than 50% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to pooled investment vehicles (other than investment companies), (6) no more than 25% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to pension and profit-sharing plans (but not the plan participants), (7) no more than 25% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to corporations or other businesses, (8) does not receive commissions, (9) provides financial planning services, (10) is not actively engaged in business as a broker-dealer (registered or unregistered), (11) is not actively engaged in business as a registered representative of a broker-dealer, (12) has neither a related person who is a broker-dealer/municipal securities dealer/government securities broker or dealer (registered or unregistered) nor one who is an insurance company or agency.
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