Fall Line Securities

A new path to success™

You have achieved remarkable success with a loyal clientele of ultra-high net worth families. But the wealth management industry has changed and you may be thinking, “Is there a new path?” Your own independent hybrid wealth management business could be the answer.

The RIA Opportunity

Insights from FallLine CEO John Straus on a changing industry and a new path to success for elite Private Wealth Advisors and their clients.

The Breakaway King

Private Asset Management talks to John Straus, CEO of newly-launched FallLine Securities, about creating the only hybrid broker-dealer platform to exclusively serve advisors of ultra-high-net-worth individuals (UHNWIs).

Why FallLine?

FallLine provides everything Private Wealth Advisors need to launch and build their own independent hybrid Registered Investment Adviser firm. FallLine’s exclusive wealth management platform is designed from the point of view of the ultra-high net worth client. FallLine provides a superior, differentiated client experience coupled with an unequalled professional opportunity for Private Wealth Advisors. 

Leadership
Team

John A. Straus CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Peter E. Ruhlin PRESIDENT Paul G. Bigler II CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Shawn McCormick HEAD OF INVESTMENTS AND CAPITAL MARKETS Michael R. Gault Head of Client Services David J. Schnier Chief Legal Officer

Are you ready to chart your own course?

News

What's Your RIA Worth? A Framework for Understanding Valuations

Size, margins, growth potential and sustainability are the keys to getting the most out of selling your firm.

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Straus Decries Merrill, Morgan Stanley Pay-to-Play

Pay-to-play schemes and other notable conflicts of interest are often cited by consumer advocacy groups as reasons to support heightened fiduciary standards in wealth management. Indeed, such concerns are at the center of ongoing debate regarding the Department of Labor’s efforts to impose its so-called DOL rule on advisors working with clients’ retirement accounts.

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Insights

Pay to Play is Alive and Well

In case anyone thought the proposed Department of Labor fiduciary rule would begin the process of eliminating or reducing conflicts of interest on Wall Street, do not be fooled. The Street is expert at coming up with new ways to pad its own pocket at the expense of clients, and all the while positioning it as being in the client's best interest.

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