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Inside Goldman Sachs' on-again, off-again custody play; a cacophony of false starts, pauses, delays, staff departures, technology glitches and morale issues bedevil RIA custody unit, RIABiz learns

Four years after buying Folio Financial, Goldman Sachs is testing the patience of RIAs, and maybe its own partners according to analysts and sources inside and outside the firm; but Goldman is preaching a new "optimism" and pledging lessons learned.

Author Oisin Breen March 5, 2024 at 4:52 AM
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Richard Lofgren: 'I see enthusiasm and optimism every day.'
Brooke Southall and Keith Girard contributed to the editing of this article.

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Brenda

Brenda

March 5, 2024 — 2:49 PM
I truly hope Goldman can make this work as their platform with Folio has so much potential. Thank you for letting us know what is going on behind the scenes as I have been curious.
Ron

Ron

March 7, 2024 — 1:48 PM
So much turnover and so many employees & advisors hurt along the way, I dont see how anyone can trust GS after how quickly they threw out the United Capital experiment. Who is to say this wont happen here too.
Hank

Hank

March 22, 2024 — 6:58 PM
The GS business will certainly fold, all thanks to the terrible management. Adam Siegler is a toxic oaf and Yun couldn't manager her way out of a paper bag. Anyone with another option has jumped ship and the group is a dead man walking.

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