Articles tagged "Bill Crager"
Bill Crager rebuts what activist hedge fund investor alleged by promising Envestnet is 'turning corner' on profit margins
The embattled CEO says he 'talked to lots of investors' last quarter during the verbal assault and also laid out his case to Wall Street analysts -- Envestnet's profit margins and market share are expanding.
February 24, 2023 at 1:30 AM
Bill Crager shuffles the deck on management team created just seven months ago: Tony Leal is out of 'Big Three' inner circle, replaced by Morgan Stanley vet Rose Palazzo
The RIA software 'trailblazer' and co-founder of MoneyGuidePro has been working on departure for a year; will transition to a 'consultant,' company says
January 7, 2023 at 1:50 AM
Lauren Taylor Wolfe goes for Envestnet's throat by demanding four of seven board seats -- including her own -- in what one analyst views as a budding 'hostile [board] takeover'
The 7.5% stakeholder in New York City claims the Berywn. Pa., firm has been run with an 'abandonment of fiduciary responsibility.'
January 5, 2023 at 5:16 AM
After Envestnet rebuffed an ESG hedge fund's demand for a board seat, the fund managers sent a shrill, scalding letter in retaliation to force the issue
The Berwyn, Pa., firm invited invective by allegedly stiff-arming the startup ESG fund's request, even though it holds a 7.2% stake in the company.
November 16, 2022 at 2:49 AM
Bill Crager reads the room and commandeers State Street's old RIA custody unit for Envestnet with FNZ deal
With sandbox rules out the window, Envestnet CEO will private label re-branded State Street Wealth Manager Services -- 'one of biggest long-term opportunities to date,' analyst writes
November 10, 2022 at 10:48 PM
Envestnet just named an ESG head to meld 'wellness,' 'The Intelligent Financial Life' and 'sustainable investing' into a single nirvana -- that starts outside of the product realm
Ron Ransom earned CEO Bill Crager's trust as chief business development officer and now will define how Envestnet conducts itself as a global citizen and vendor of wellness.
July 27, 2022 at 2:27 AM
Envestnet finally, officially, (mostly) parts ways with Stuart DePina but adds back his old Tamarac division then promotes Dana D'Auria, Farouk Ferchichi, Tony Leal and Tom Sipp in a major new restructuring
The $5-trillion Berwyn, Pa., software, investments company and Yodlee owner reveals the next generation of leaders succession and, it hopes, success for shareholders
June 8, 2022 at 12:17 AM
Anil Arora resigns from Envestnet board the same day as his new company gets backing at an eye-popping valuation
The ex-CEO of Yodlee left his executive role at the Chicago outsourcer a while back but TIFIN is on an upswing
October 29, 2021 at 11:57 PM
Envestnet just surpassed $5 trillion in assets and 108,000 advisors on its platform but profits were flatter as rising tide of inflows floats financial services boats
The Chicago-based amalgam of investments and software keeps growing the top line but reaping rewards from its semi-captive audience is still a work in progress
August 18, 2021 at 2:02 AM
Bill Crager buys Wall Street patience by detailing how Envestnet can rent out brainpower, deliver 'wellness' and be rewarded with revenues at an astounding 40 basis points higher
The CEO projects his Chicago outsourcer will pump out 10 million advisor action-items to 106,000 advisors, and it just hired a bevy of new executives to become more of a data company in the next five years.
May 27, 2021 at 9:30 PM
Envestnet shares nosedive before regaining some ground after Bill Crager lays out bold new 'post-COVID' vision and tosses one 'curveball'
The stock lost 20% of its value Friday (Feb. 26), after the Chicago outsourcer's CEO revealed plans to be a digital supermarket to financial supermarkets but at the expense of some 2021 earnings growth
March 2, 2021 at 2:47 AM
Pressed by a Wall Street analyst, Bill Crager defines 'financial wellness,' a touchy-feely 'Hallmark' concept that just happens to be sweeping the financial services industry
The Envestnet CEO was self-deprecating about the 'Hallmark card' aspect of financial wellness but is targeting the company's full arsenal of products and services on the sweet equilibrium between money and life.
October 27, 2020 at 9:32 PM
Never mind the short-term gains, Bill Crager tells Wall Street he's keeping Yodlee as it wins back accounts from the Plaid-era firms with oodles of value yet to be unlocked
Envestnet modernized Yodlee, cut fees, after clients dumped it for upstarts and now the fixed-up fixer-upper is worth more in-house than on the auction block, CEO Crager says.
September 14, 2020 at 8:47 PM
Envestnet nabs Dani Fava to cross-pollinate semi-autonomous units and reap 'financial wellness' as the end product
The Chicago outsourcer has a massive, partially disconnected arsenal of products that CEO Bill Crager is rationalizing into 'wellness' with yet another new unit.
July 23, 2020 at 1:42 AM
Behind the scenes, Envestnet's board of directors had much to tussle over before finally subtracting the 'interim' from Bill Crager's CEO title
With Jud Bergman gone at a chairman, a power struggle ensued to fill that spot, and the process dragged when taking the company private came under review