Schorsch's RCAP Buys Girard, Nears 10,000 FAs
RCS Capital moves to add Girard Securities to the expanding Cetera Financial Group of IBDs led by Larry Roth.
Schorsch's RCS Rebrands IBD Unit, Stays With Pershing
The unit, renamed Cetera Financial, will include expanded marketing platform and consulting services, Cetera CEO Larry Roth said.
Schorsch’s RCAP Buys Another IBD, Reports Q2 Results
VSR Group will join RCAP’s Cetera Financial group, boosting its advisor count to more than 9,200.
FSI Taps Cetera, First Allied Exec as Vice Chairman
Adam Antoniades takes on a new role at FSI, while Richard Lampen of Ladenburg Thalmann gets a new title as well.
LPL, Cetera Reshuffle Leadership
Independent broker-dealer LPL Financial says Chief Marketing Officer Joan Khoury is leaving the firm and that two executives will step into new roles within its Advisor & Institution Solutions Group. Mimi Bock will become managing director for Client Experience and Training, taking over responsibilities previously handled by Khoury, while Ryan...
AIG Advisor Group CEO: ‘Comfortable With Parent Company’
The organization, a possible Schorsch target, is hosting its annual Women’s Conference this week with a focus on growth.
Top 25 Indie BDs by Annual Revenue
All 58 presidents in Investment Advisor's 2014 BD Reference Guide poll said they believed in the viability of the IBD model.
The 2014 Broker-Dealer Reference Guide
Some observers of the independent broker-dealer universe might be tempted to explain its current state by counting the acquisitions that Nicholas Schorsch's Realty Capital has made over the past year.
Regulating Cybersecurity; Understanding Social Security: June Investment Advisor Features—Slideshow
Protecting their personal information, much of which is stored online nowadays, from hackers is an important individual responsibility, but for financial advisors there is an added responsibility to protect their clients’ data from thieves.
Cetera Advisors Names New President
Erinn Ford's appointment comes one week after Valerie Brown left Cetera Financial and Larry Roth was named head of its IBD operations.