Ameriprise Financial

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

Business
March 14

Confidence is high among U.S. investors, Ameriprise study finds

People with savings and investments are feeling less financial stress.
Business
January 24
Ameriprise Financial headquarters in Minneapolis.

New tax law takes a bite from Ameriprise's bottom line

But the Minneapolis investment management firm expects ongoing savings from a lower tax rate.
Business
October 24, 2017

Ameriprise profit leaps on surge of investing, market gains

The company's adjusted profit beat analysts' expectations for the July-to-September period.
Business
July 26, 2017
CEO Jim Cracchiolo said, “Clients are putting their money to work.”

Ameriprise profit soars as rising stock market attracted investors

The clients of its financial advisers poured money into the market this spring.
Business
February 2, 2017

Ameriprise shares jump 4 percent after earnings beat expectations

The company's net profit rose 12 percent though its asset management unit felt pressure from U.S. investors and Brexit.
Business
March 18, 2016
James Cracchiolo’s realized pay of $41.8 million includes $31.9 million in gains from previously issued long-term equity awards that either vested o

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…
Business
January 28, 2016

Ameriprise's fourth-quarter results top expectations of analysts

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

Ameriprise operating earnings rise in flat investing environment

Its insurance business was hit by bigger-than-expected losses.
Business
June 13, 2015
Columbia Threadneedle fund managers Thomas Murphy, left, and James Dearborn are two of three managers behind the Columbia U.S. Social Bond Fund, a new

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
The new logo of Ameriprise Financial's asset management business unites two brands that have different geographic footprints.

Ameriprise-owned asset management units unify under single brand

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

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
James Cracchiolo

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
Ameriprise Financial Inc. CEO Jim Cracchiolo.

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.
Business
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…
Business
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.
Business
October 28, 2014

Strong market, more investing lift Ameriprise beyond analysts' expectations

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

Ameriprise 2nd-quarter results top estimates

Revenue surpassed $3 billion, and earnings per share were 23 percent higher than in 2013.
Business
April 29, 2014
Ameriprise CEO Jim Cracchiolo called it “another strong quarter.”

Ameriprise profits soar; firm boosts dividend

The Minneapolis financial services firm easily beat Wall Street's estimates.
Business
March 16, 2014
Outside Ameriprise Financial headquarters in Minneapolis. Ameriprise markets itself as the fifth-largest branded broker-dealer.

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
James Cracchiolo

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.
Business
February 5, 2014
Ameriprise Financial beat expectations with its fourth quarter and full-year results. File photo of Ameriprise CEO Jim Cracchiolo.

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.
Business
July 25, 2013
Outside Ameriprise Financial headquarters in Minneapolis. Ameriprise markets itself as the fifth-largest branded broker-dealer.

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
Business
April 23, 2013
« Our business generates strong free cash flow that we’re returning to shareholders through share repurchases and dividends. »
Ameriprise CEO Jim

Ameriprise enjoys uptick in retail activity

The company is rumored to be among potential bidders for an investment arm of Lloyds Banking Group.
Business
April 15, 2013
Construction of a new wing of Orchestra Hall is continuing in downtown Minneapolis.

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

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