Cetera Financial Group announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tower Square Securities and Walnut Street Securities from MetLife, Inc. The firms will become part of Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, which specializes in providing local support to advisors through its distinct team structure.
Building on the success of its award-winning advisory program and technology platform, Cetera Financial Group has launched Premier Portfolio Management. The new advisor-directed program supports tactical management and proactive rebalancing across a wide range of account sizes.
One of the most valuable marketing tactics available to advisors may be the most overlooked, according to a study from Cetera Financial Group and Business Health, an internationally recognized practice management consulting firm. Cetera’s whitepaper explores the service-model benefits that can come from surveying clients.
Cetera Advisor Networks, formerly known as Financial Network Investment Corporation announces the signing of Joseph M. Van Name, an independent financial advisor based in Falls Church, Va. Van Name is the president of Advisors Financial, a four-person firm that also includes Amy Hoffman, Cindy Irving and Susan Warren.
Cetera Advisor Networks announces that Jack Handy, Chief Executive Officer and 25-year veteran of the firm, will retire from his position on February 28. Douglas King, who currently serves as president, will assume the role and become president and CEO.
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