By Nicole Casperson | July 29, 2021

AssetMark Financial Holdings, Inc. reported a 33.8% increase in assets under management following the platform’s recent pivot to offer products to a wider breadth of registered investment advisers.

As part of AssetMark’s second-quarter earnings Wednesday evening, the turnkey asset management platform reported its AUM clocked in at $84.6 billion while 5,500 new households and 201 new producing advisers joined the platform during the second quarter. In total, there were over 8,400 advisers and over 196,400 investor households as part of the platform as of June.

AssetMark’s rapid growth is largely due to a change in leadership, with CEO Natalie Wolfsen taking the helm in March succeeding Charles Goldman, who stepped down in February. Under Wolfsen, AssetMark quickly made moves to evolve alongside the growing RIA channel. The firm launched AssetMark Institutional to offer tailored services for RIAs and closed a major M&A deal with the acquisition of financial planning software Voyant.

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