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Robert Moore: I have been dealing with a health issue that has continued to require treatment .

CEO Robert Moore's abrupt departure from Cetera for 'health reasons' throws dark clouds over ambitious expansion plans for star-crossed broker-dealer

The official version is health concerns but people close to the firm cite Moore cross swords with Genstar; ex-Schwabbie Ben Brigeman steps in as CEO search launches

February 20, 2019 at 7:24 PM

Louis Diamond: Cetera [isn't] unstable, but new ownership is a time for advisers to reevaluate.

Oisin's Bits: Focus Financial shares crater after Rudy Adolf's answers to analysts fail to mollify; RIAs get negotiating boost as T.Rowe 'proves' plans boost profits, but is it a fallacy?; and Genstar's tenure as Cetera' owner has started with a bloody nose, despite more than half a billion inflows

Roll-up model meets Wall Street analysts; T.Rowe Price’s latest report posits that 401(k) plans are a rocket for corporate profitability; and private equity firm Genstar Capital's deep pockets have so far failed to turn the tide in Cetera's bitter rivalry with LPL

November 13, 2018 at 10:30 PM

Bill Morrissey launched a 'disruption campaign' with a ferocity that startled some observers.

LPL Financial wages 'war' on Cetera, Securities America and Kestra after they pounced on NPH advisors in wake of sale

Unheard-of packages, tight targeting and unusual timing rock recruiters who marvel at the competitive behavior that has Bill Morrissey escalating an epic battle

April 12, 2018 at 6:39 PM

Peter Mallouk owns a $21-billion RIA already growing with organic ferocity. Then Tony Robbins shows up and whoosh.

The 10 RIABiz stories advisors connected with most deeply in 2016 and how hubris and humility ran amok in this didn't-see-it-coming year

How did Aequitas swamp CONCERT? Power outages at LPL, Cetera and Wealthfront? Adolescent robo problems? And was that Tony Robbins hawking his money book ... again?

December 28, 2016 at 5:54 PM

If Ron Carson were to leave LPL, it would be in keeping with his talk about being the disrupter rather than the disruptee.

Almost-confirmed reports had Ron Carson bolting LPL for Cetera as part of a $35-million shake-up of his RIA; 92 hours later the silence is deafening

The $2.6-billion AUM defection by the LPL rep icon was widely reported, tacitly confirmed, then unconfirmed and remains in a cone of silence

November 21, 2016 at 11:56 PM

Robert Dineen: We thank Larry Roth for his many contributions to our company, and welcome his assistance through the transition.

PE-backed Cetera board member Robert Dineen sees Larry Roth to the door, takes CEO reins

A former secret service agent and Merrill Lynch exec, Robert Dineen is known for leading by example and delivering results

September 2, 2016 at 8:08 PM

Nicholas Schorsch's purchase and disgorgement of Cetera was a PR 'dumpster fire' that may not have been fully extinguished.

What to make of Cetera's prolonged CEO murkiness and how the Nicholas Schorsch 'dumpster fire' of bad PR relates to it

RIABiz sources for Friday article stand by contention that Larry Roth will make way for Robert Moore at CEO -- precipitating de facto gag order on 9,000 IBD reps

August 31, 2016 at 10:23 PM

Cetera has annointed Robert Moore [seen here in a 2014 photo] its post-scandal standard-bearer

Sources: Larry Roth is out at Cetera, supplanted by ex-LPL president, Robert Moore

A column co-written by Roth and Moore earlier this month hinted to some that Cetera's newly rechristened parent firm is still actively engaged in refurbishing its image

August 26, 2016 at 6:06 PM

Susan Theder may be that final feminine piece of the puzzle in Lightyear-izing Advisor Group

Valerie Brown re-poaches Cetera's Susan Theder cueing up AIG female trifecta

The Advisor Group executive chairman grabs her old chief marketing officer who had managed the unmanageable 'Cetera' brand and connected with advisors

February 25, 2016 at 8:46 PM

Valerie Brown was Donald Marron's ace in making a silk purse out of a Cetera.

Sources: Lightyear Capital is set to snap up AIG -- and perhaps install Valerie Brown as its leader

Heads of SagePoint, FSC, Royal Alliance and Woodbury are in New York, perhaps hashing out details of their new life under Donald Marron's private equity unit

December 16, 2015 at 2:28 AM

Matthew McGinness: A lot of advisors have grown rusty in engaging clients.

Envestnet gets Matt McGinness as it launches an advisor consulting division

The problem for the Chicago outsourcer is that its insourcers are stung by 2008 and operating in suboptimal fashion

April 15, 2015 at 12:45 PM

Dan Arnold: Their strategy is they're a product manufacturer that is amassing distribution to complement that product manufacturing.

How LPL's CFO answered the Cetera question at Morgan Stanley Financial's conference

Dan Arnold wrote off the Schorsch roll-up as PacLife, AIG or Jackson National reincarnated

June 16, 2014 at 2:14 AM

Erinn Ford: That objectivity is of utmost importance.

How Erinn Ford feels about life under Nicolas Schorsch as she takes the helm at Cetera's most RIA custody-like arm

Ford's enthusiasm for her new overlord is real but she makes no bones about continued vigilance when it comes to vetting non-traded REITs

May 23, 2014 at 5:36 AM

Nicholas Schorsch: It wasn't what we both wanted. Fortunately or unfortunately there can only be one person in charge.

Why exactly Valerie Brown is out of a job at Cetera -- and Larry Roth is in

Nicholas Schorsch and his CEO may have differed on the way forward as Cetera's inorganic growth runs full tilt

May 14, 2014 at 4:54 AM

Steve Anderson became RIABiz' top Q1 newsmaker when he announced his firm had 'fired' $25 billion worth of 401(k) clients.

How rising RIA super-bloggers, 401(k) brush fires and a short RIA-Salesforce courtship captured RIABiz readership

As we examined our top 10 articles Q1, the common denominator was ... an RIA intangible that you know when you see

April 24, 2014 at 6:28 AM

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