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Focus Financial IPO is on at $39 per share as KKR pushes giant share premium, with an eye on raking off an extra $532 million

The New York-based roll-up's CEO Rudy Adolf wraps up his road show fraught with perils for slapping a higher -- much higher price -- on shares

Author Brooke Southall July 16, 2018 at 8:35 PM
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Rudy Adolf is walking the tightrope between investment bankers, advisors and KKR -- with man's best friend.

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With RIA valuations ticking down and successions ticking up, Focus Financial deep sixes 'drunken sailor' pause, forgoes buyback plan and adds a CEO

CEO Rudy Adolf sees a 'softening' in multiples after a couple of frothy years when CI Financial dominated headlines and big RIA deals

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Looking past Covid-19 pandemic, Louisiana RIA buys $1-million building after hitting $1 billion in AUM and hiring the town's mayor

Summit Financial Wealth Advisors was sold to Focus Financial in 2014, growing its assets by $400 million since then but keeping staffing about the same

December 17, 2020 at 3:02 AM

Jeff Spears

Jeff Spears

July 17, 2018 — 3:11 PM
The old phrase "buy on the rumor, sell on the news" comes to mind
Cat F

Cat F

July 20, 2018 — 6:21 AM
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