Articles tagged "United Capital"
Goldman Sachs turns big page on United Capital with big changes for Joe Duran and FinLife, giving its home-grown executive money, mandate and HR muscle to create national RIA
The New York investment bank's radio silence on its staggering $750-million RIA purchase in 2019 comes to an end with the beginning of the David Fox era.
May 27, 2022 at 1:01 AM
High profile 'United Capital' RIA exits Goldman Sachs San Francisco office -- and boom -- lands with Marty Bicknell at Mariner Wealth Advisors
Kelly Trevethan also ended his decades-long tenure as Joe Duran's personal advisor in his trek to a new San Francisco office with Mariner Wealth Advisors.
November 5, 2020 at 3:20 AM
Marc Spilker adds Matt Brinker as chess piece -- and partner -- in what he calls a 'very selective' talent add to build platform-for-RIA platforms outside Wall Street
Merchant Investment Management's executive chairman wants good people good at their job and Brinker likes having a breakaway Goldman partner rather than one captive to the Wall Street giant.
January 15, 2020 at 2:42 AM
Goldman Sachs & Co. appoints Rachel Schnoll to yank off United Capital band-aid that Joe Duran didn't -- making FinLife work with non-UC applications
The New York-based investment bank has the cash and people to do the combinations -- especially Goldman software -- that the roll-up's founder couldn't afford or didn't want to advantage
November 8, 2019 at 4:52 AM
Goldman Sachs closes United Capital deal and Matt Brinker, Joe Duran's wingman, exits with social media swan song on same day
The M&A chief's departure from the Newport Beach, Calif. roll-up may signal that its rolling-up days are over
July 18, 2019 at 6:13 PM
Joe Duran's sale to Goldman Sachs achieves impressive goal but at the expense of his far grander dream; Will Goldman leave him outside looking in?
For years, the United Capital CEO sought a financial partner that would carry his firm to a multi-billion dollar IPO and him to greatness. In the end, he settled on the high bid and murky role inside a Wall Street machine
May 17, 2019 at 3:03 AM
Commonwealth CEO Wayne Bloom brushes off rep pushback, spins off Advisor360 to sell formerly exclusive software and research to competitors
From the standpoint of the Waltham, Mass.-based brokerage chief, the revenue from repurposing rep software that creatively finances his firm's $35,000-per-head tech overhead is a necessary evil that has far fewer drawbacks than perceived.
April 12, 2019 at 9:13 PM
Vanguard Group gets under RIAs' skin by launching ETFs supposedly aimed at helping them
Joe Duran says debut of up-priced, factor-based ETFs paves the way for fatter Vanguard RIA margins and broader U.S. wealth-management market share
February 22, 2018 at 3:55 AM
Power Player: Joe Duran powers beyond old 'roll-up' labels even as his United Capital roll-up shifts into a higher gear
In America few second acts surpass the first but the United Capital CEO is on at least his third act -- and he's a native African
August 21, 2017 at 10:48 PM
Framing it as a wildly disruptive 3,300-basis-point fee on de novo revenues, Joe Duran's United Capital digital reboot is apparently raking in RIA assets and revenues
The charismatic CEO's launch of FinLife Partners -- with unabashed Fidelity support -- is in effect selling revenues to advisors but taking a risk on their success
March 28, 2017 at 7:40 PM
The FPA finally puts on a better CFP face and she lights up the hall in Baltimore
Gigi Guerra was the 75,000th CFP recipient and she captured an air of revitalization the Financial Planning Association will need to survive and thrive amid massive industry changes
September 17, 2016 at 12:24 AM
The inverted reverence dynamic at The In|Vest event and why Bill Crager is so over it
Tomorrow is here: Wirehouse execs and IBM types play groupies as robo-founders leaned back in their chairs
June 23, 2016 at 6:19 PM
The overnight maturation of In|Vest 2016 was like green bananas going straight to brown for some but Joe Duran made sure it bore fruit
A pure robo, a quasi-robo, an RIA-herder and an insurance man walked onto a panel, riffing on Jon Oliver's scathing fiduciary take
June 20, 2016 at 8:41 PM
What Neesha Hathi told the In|Vest 2016 in NYC crowd in her debut as Schwab robo chief -- and how she elicited one gasp from the crowd
Though declining to offer a glimpse of the future, Hathi surprised with stats showing Schwab is succeeding against the upstart robos with older, less web-savvy customers
June 17, 2016 at 8:58 PM
After spending millions and getting cozy with Salesforce, United Capital is morphing, maybe big-time
Gail Graham is bringing the $15 billion 'roll-up' into the third-party white label business -- intending to license its system to RIAs