- Five years of full-time or equivalent experience working directly with business owners as a financial advisor, attorney, CPA, business broker, investment banker, commercial lender, estate planner, insurance professional, business consultant or in a related capacity
- Undergraduate degree from a qualifying institution; if no qualifying degree must submit additional professional work experience (two years of relevant professional experience may be substituted for each year of required undergraduate studies)
- Exit Planning Institute member in good standing
The certification is not expressly accredited by any organization. For more information, please see https://exit-planning-institute.org/
- AUM signals experience managing money and client trust
- AUM growth rate can be a proxy for performance as well as for asset retention and the ability to generate new business. This is asses on three- year growth rates.
- Companies’ years in existence indicates reliability and experience of managing assets through different market environments.
- Compliance record provides evidence of past client disputes, a string of complaints can signal potential problems.
- Industry Certification (CFA, CFP, etc) shows the company’s staff has industry knowledge and professional commitment to investment skills.
- Online accessibility shows a desire to provide easy access and transparent contact information.
Financial Times indicated that among the top factors in its scoring, AUM accounted for an average of 72% of each adviser’s score. Advisor growth rate accounted for an average of 15%. Financial Times places a cap on the number of advisers from any one state corresponding to the distribution of millionaires across the US. This information is provided for your consideration and should not be viewed as absolute. Krilogy had no role in defining the formula or factors chosen and is not endorsing Financial Times choice of these factors alone for consideration when selecting a Registered Investment Adviser. The factors chosen should not be given preferential weight simply because a third party – Financial Times – utilized for comparison purposes.
Krilogy applied for consideration but did not pay a fee to be considered or nominated to be a part of the list. Upon inclusion on the list, Financial Times offers award recipients the opportunity to purchase advertising and other material, but purchase of this material is not required to be nominated and named to the list.
- The list ranks firms by total value of client assets as of December 31, 2018;
- The firm requested consideration for this list and provided the requisite information requested for consideration;
- The firm did not pay a fee for consideration.
If you have any additional questions regarding designations or awards, please contact the firm by calling 314-884-2800 or via email.