Cetera Buying Fellow IBDs Tower Square, Walnut Street From MetLife
With the addition of 800-plus MetLife independent reps, the Cetera BD network will comprise 7,000 advisors managing $130 billion in assets.
Hall of Fame Winners to Date
The full listing of Research Hall of Fame winners.
Cetera Rebrands Its Four BDs
Cetera Financial Group announced Tuesday that it was embarking on a unified rebranding that would change the names of its four broker-dealers, but would “not change the way Cetera and its firms operate.”
Cetera Completes Genworth Financial Acquisition
Cetera Financial Group, the renamed and rebranded broker-dealer group once owned by ING and now owned by the private equity firm Lightyear Capital, announced on Monday that it has completed the acquisition of Genworth Financial Investment Services.
Cetera Financial to Acquire Genworth FIS Broker-Dealer
Firm that focuses on tax professionals as advisors will become fourth BD at Cetera.
Broker-Dealer Pacific West to Close Its Doors
In a further sign of economic and legal trouble for the independent broker-dealer space, Pacific West Financial Group, based in Renton, Wash., announced it was discontinuing operations.
2011 Advisor Hall of Fame
Welcome to Research Magazine's Advisor Hall of Fame, now in its 21st year. This eagerly anticipated annual feature has become a benchmark of excellence in our industry and an example to all of the rewards that result from effort and integrity.
Cetera Enrolls 3,500 Advisors as FSI Members to Boost Lobbying Effort
All three of Cetera’s broker-dealer firms-–Financial Network Investment Corp., Multi-Financial Securities Corp. and PrimeVest Financial Services Inc.–-and their affiliate advisors are now members of FSI.
Raising the Bar
For John Brackett, business isn’t all that bad.
Cetera Launches Advisory Platform to Enhance Wealth Management
Cetera Financial Group announced on Friday, June 18, that it has successfully rolled out AdvisoryOnline 2.0 to its independently managed broker/dealers, Financial Network Investment Corp. and Multi Financial Securities Corp.