Ameriprise Financial

A diversified Minneapolis-based financial services company that provides comprehensive financial planning,

March 18

Pay Watch: Ameriprise CEO James Cracchiolo made $41.8 million in 2015

JAMES CRACCHIOLO AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL CHAIRMAN AND CEO Total compensation: $41,829,330 for the year ended Dec. 31, 2015Salary: $1,025,000Nonequity incentive pay: $8,148,000Other compensation: $728,300Exercised…
January 28

Ameriprise's fourth-quarter results top expectations of analysts

The company has a solid fourth quarter despite soft markets and low rates.
July 22, 2015

Ameriprise operating earnings rise in flat investing environment

Its insurance business was hit by bigger-than-expected losses.
June 13, 2015

Ameriprise subsidiary launches socially responsible municipal bond fund

Columbia Threadneedle Investments launches a first-of-its-kind product for the U.S. market.
Ameriprise asset managers
March 30, 2015

Ameriprise-owned asset management units unify under single brand

Columbia Threadneedle Investments brings two brands together with a new logo.
March 27, 2015

Ameriprise agrees to pay $27.5 million to settle 401(k) suit

The financial services firm had been accused of loading up its 401(k) plan with pricey funds and charging excessive fees.
CEO paywatch
March 23, 2015

Ameriprise Financial CEO James Cracchiolo made $97M in 2014

Ameriprise chief executive James Cracchiolo took home $97.4 million in 2014, a 5.6 percent increase from the $92.2 million he took home in 2013.
Executive Compensation Report
March 23, 2015

July 28, 2013: Ameriprise CEO Cracchiolo pockets a quiet windfall

Driven by stock options, Ameriprise's chief rose to the heights of pay rankings not just in Minnesota.
January 29, 2015

Fees, market gains lift Ameriprise profit 43%

Ameriprise Financial Inc.’s fourth-quarter profit rose 43 percent, pushed up by strong growth of fee-based business and market appreciation. The Minneapolis-based investment services firm on…
January 12, 2015

Ameriprise Financial to rebrand two fund businesses as Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Company says the move will enhance its standing in the global market.
October 28, 2014

Strong market, more investing lift Ameriprise beyond analysts' expectations

Operating earnings easily beat analysts' expectations.
July 29, 2014

Ameriprise 2nd-quarter results top estimates

Revenue surpassed $3 billion, and earnings per share were 23 percent higher than in 2013.
April 29, 2014

Ameriprise profits soar; firm boosts dividend

The Minneapolis financial services firm easily beat Wall Street's estimates.
March 16, 2014

Schafer: Two similar firms differ wildly on CEO pay

Thrivent Financial and Ameriprise Financial are both big financial services firms with headquarters in downtown Minneapolis. So why does one CEO make so much more than the other?
Executive pay
March 6, 2014

CEO Pay Watch: James Cracchiolo, Ameriprise Financial

Ameriprise's Jim Cracchiolo was the highest-paid executive in Minnesota in 2012 -- and likely was again in 2013.
February 5, 2014

Fees, new clients push Ameriprise profit

The big gains in the stock market last year attracted new investors and lifted asset management fees.
Executive Compensation Report
July 29, 2013

Minnesota CEO pay: Lots of options

Minnesota's top CEOs cashed in far more stock options in 2012 than they did the year before, boosting median total pay 2.6 percent.
July 25, 2013

Ameriprise Financial profit surges nearly 40% in second quarter

The Minneapolis-based investment services company reported operating earnings of $352 million, or $1.69 per share, handily beating the consensus Wall Street expectation of $1.62
April 23, 2013

Ameriprise enjoys uptick in retail activity

The company is rumored to be among potential bidders for an investment arm of Lloyds Banking Group.
April 15, 2013

St. Anthony: Downtown Minneapolis added jobs and residents in 2012

Priorities for coming years include a Nicollet Mall makeover, new transit options, fewer homeless.
April 15, 2013

Deal for downtown Minneapolis' Hotel Ivy falls through

With the Minneapolis hotel market still strong, the historic Hotel Ivy is looking for a buyer.
April 15, 2013
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Wealth management fuels Ameriprise results

Profits at Ameriprise Financial Inc. shot up 19 percent in the fourth quarter, fueled by strong results in its advice and wealth-management business and recent gains in the stock market.
March 28, 2013
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CEO Pay Watch: Ameriprise Financial

CEO Pay Watch Ameriprise FinancialJames Cracchiolo, chairman, CEOTotal compensation: $46,328,277 for the year ended Dec. 31Salary: $950,000Non-equity incentive pay: $7,546,000Other compensation: $680,721Exercised stock options:…
March 21, 2013

Insider trading

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Walter Stanley Berman CFO Shares sold: 34,000 Price: $68.97 Date: Feb. 15 Directly holds: 35,077 Kelli…
March 21, 2013

Midwest Insider Trading

3M Co. Julie Bushman officer Exercised options: 30,330 Price: $84.40-$89.36 Shares sold: 30,330 Price: $104.21-$104.26 Date: Feb. 19 Directly holds: 16,668