Articles tagged "Rudy Adolf"

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Why Focus Financial is risking it all -- including the advantages of privacy and private stock -- for a successful IPO

RIAs are perhaps being held in place by just those two elements, but with $1-billion valuation on the line, the liquidity event is taking on a life of its own

August 30, 2016 — 6:57 PM UTC

Focus Financial bags $3.1 billion, 50-person RIA and why it 'really is impressive'

Kovitz Investment Group becomes the roll-up's fourth Chicago holding -- and maybe the most ambitious

January 15, 2016 — 3:20 PM UTC

Why the RIA business starts 2016 without its swagger: 2014 and 2015

What's hot right now? Almost nothing and nobody. But it might be a 'healthy correction' of equilibrium

January 11, 2016 — 11:42 PM UTC

Report: Focus Financial is preparing SEC paperwork for its initial public offering -- but is it jumping the gun?

With $325 million in revenues, the jumbo New York roll-up seeks to assuage a host of liquidity challenges

July 7, 2015 — 3:36 PM UTC

Roll-ups are off at an acquisition clip in 2015 as $2 billion washes over the transom in a single week

Focus follows Dynasty into Canada as the three big aggregators toggle between organic and inorganic growth

April 17, 2015 — 6:20 PM UTC

Dan Sontag surfaces as new cog in Focus Financial machine for taking down wirehouse advisors

After laying low for five years, the passed-over Merrill heir apparent will help advise Chis Dupuy in budding 'Connections' program

July 31, 2014 — 6:17 PM UTC

Why AMG's poach of Rich Gill could be the missing ingredient for its V-8 roll-up engine

Loaded with cash, experience and $11.5 billion of market cap, the North Shore asset manager just downloaded the RIA roll-up app in hiring the Focus Financial veteran

July 22, 2014 — 6:48 PM UTC

An advertiser's-eye view of TD Ameritrade's national conference

Firms that rarely advertise had booths, including mega-RIAs, competing custodians and Marty Bicknell

February 3, 2014 — 4:40 AM UTC

What bet Rudy Adolf is making on RIAs by pre-borrowing $550 million from Bank of America and a wider syndicate

The Focus Financial CEO sees lending rate at rock bottom and ROI on RIA investing with room to rock

January 8, 2014 — 9:41 PM UTC

How a $20-billion RIA is buying its 'Microsoft' marketing agency as the engine for propulsion to $100-billion

Adam Birenbaum is betting on David Levin to be his J. Pierrepont Finch but to succeed by really trying

October 10, 2013 — 5:19 AM UTC