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June 11, 2021

Wealth Enhancement Group to buy $900m RIA in New Jersey

Wealth Enhancement Group has agreed to acquire Macro Consulting Group (Macro), an independent hybrid registered investment adviser (RIA) based in New Jersey.

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The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The RIA focuses on providing wealth management and financial planning services to affluent retirees and high-net worth individuals. It manages more than $900m in client assets.

Wealth Enhancement Group CEO Jeff Dekko said: “Macro’s nearly 30-year history of helping clients address risk and build wealth is a natural cultural fit with our firm, and I look forward to supporting their team as we work together to continue to grow our footprint in the critically important Tri-State area.

“We and our capital partner, TA Associates, continue to be fully focused on executing our growth strategy by accelerating our pace of acquisitions across the country, as well as by promoting organic growth.”

As part of the deal, the 24-member Macro team will join Wealth Enhancement Group.

The deal will close on 1 July 2021. Once it completes, Wealth Enhancement Group’s total client assets will cross $35.5bn.

Macro founder Mark Cortazzo said: “Over the past three decades, our successful approach to managing risk has helped us establish Macro Consulting Group as a trusted long-term partner to the clients we serve.

“In looking ahead to the next stage in our growth story, we could not have found a better partner than Jeff Dekko and his team at Wealth Enhancement Group.

“We are extremely proud of the nationally recognized practice we have built in the Tri-State area, and we are confident that the technical, back office and consulting support we will receive from Wealth Enhancement Group will empower our continued growth as we seek to further elevate the client service experience we provide.”

Recently, Wealth Enhancement Group also announced the acquisition of $1.46bn RIA Hoover Financial Advisors.

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Analyze opportunies within the wealth management market in APAC

GlobalData’s ‘Asia-Pacific Wealth Management: Market Sizing and Opportunities to 2026’ report provides a comprehensive overview of the Asia-Pacific (APAC) wealth management market.
  • The report analyzes the APAC wealth and retail savings and investments markets. This includes affluent market size, both by number of individuals and the value of their liquid assets.
  • The affluent population grew by 5.3% in 2021 and is expected to grow at an AAGR of 4.8% between 2022 and 2026.
  • The value of liquid assets held by the affluent segment surged by 8.4% in 2021, backed by economic recovery. HNW individuals’ financial wealth grew by 12%, while mass affluent individuals’ wealth grew by 6.0%.
  • The report provides an analysis of factors driving liquid asset growth. It is also split into asset classes - equities, mutual funds, deposits, and bonds.
  • The affluent population are more risk-tolerant and invest a significant proportion of their investments in risky assets such as equities, compared to emerging affluent and mass market individuals.
The report also provides data and insights on the size of offshore holding of HNW investors in the APAC region.
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