Media Coverage of Blucora Acquisition of 1st Global

Last week, it was announced that Blucora was acquiring 1st Global. The company, who also owns HD Vest, will be creating a new wealth management unit with roughly 4,500 tax-centric advisors serving more than 430,000 clients. The big news was covered by every major publication in the financial services industry.

You can follow the links below to read the stories.

An important note: Some of the media stories directly or indirectly infer that 1st Global is being absorbed by HD Vest—that is not the case. The two companies will gather together under a new brand to be announced at a later date.

Barrons

CityWireUSA

InvestmentNews

Inside Public Accounting

Financial Advisor Magazine

ThinkAdvisor

Accounting Today

WealthManagement.com

Financial Planning