Appleton Partners Ranked Among Largest National RIAs By Investment News
Investment News included Appleton Partners on its RIA Rundown 2019. Ranked by discretionary assets under management, Appleton was #14 Nationally and #1 in Massachusetts.
Rankings were based on the following criteria:
Investment News qualified 2,206 firms headquartered in the United States based on data reported on Form ADV to the Securities and Exchange Commission as of May 1, 2019. To qualify, firms must have met the following criteria: (1) latest ADV filing date is either on or after Jan. 1, 2018, (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. Source: Investment News Data. Visit data.InvestmentNews.com/ria for more-complete profiles and financials.
Industry recognitions or award should not be construed as an endorsement or a recommendation to retain Appleton Partners by the ranking entity or any regulatory authority. Any rankings or awards cited were provided by independent third-parties based on their predetermined evaluation criteria. Appleton Partners neither provided any financial remuneration to these third-parties nor exercised any influence or control over the criteria used or the results generated, other than providing or making available, directly or indirectly, objective numerical data that could have been used by third-party as input variables.