He got help from Syldar Hallwinter as well to get him safely to Phandalin.
He left ahead of schedule of the group and his belongings were found on the side of the road by the adventurers.
He was found in Cragmaw Castle as he was captured by King Grol. He was killed by a drow recently while the heroes tried to save him.
He went into business with his remaining brother, Nundro, and also their cousin, Valin Ironfist and opened the Wave Echo Cave. Their business became very successful.