The flow of deals
involved $24 billion in invested assets. This was a bounceback from the slower pace of acquisitions in 2011. The size of the deals is also increasing, with first quarter average deals size reaching $1.4 billion in assets. Average deal size in 2011 was $798 million, down from $895 million in 2010.
This confirms a growing trend in RIA acquisitions while acknowledging fluctuations within that trend.