vFinance Investments Inc.
A subsidiary of National Holdings Corp.
1200 N. Federal Highway, Suite 400
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Year founded: 1998
Year end: Sept. 30
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|Dedicated mobile application for advisers?||N|
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July 17, 2017 - National Holdings' deal to acquire WFG Investments, an independent broker-dealer, has fallen apart. Wilson Williams, the chairman and CEO of Williams Financial Group, the parent of WFG, said in an interview on Monday that selling the firm's assets to...
March 14, 2017 - In the midst of a punishing business environment for small and mid-sized broker-dealers, National Holdings Corp. said on Monday it was acquiring select assets of Williams Financial Group of Dallas, including its independent broker-dealer, WFG Investments....
January 22, 2017 - If past is prologue, 2017 should see a steady pace of independent broker-dealer consolidation and mergers and acquisitions. Last year saw transactions involving firms that house thousands of registered reps and financial advisers as the industry scrambled...
June 29, 2016 - National Holdings Corp. president Mark Goldwasser is leaving the firm about two months after the brokerage firm agreed to be bought by Fortress Biotech Inc. He won't accept the board's extension of his contract on present terms, National Holdings said...
May 10, 2016 - Foothill Securities Inc., an adviser-owned independent broker-dealer with 220 registered reps under its roof, is in â€śserious discussionsâ€ť to be acquired by a larger firm, according to its chairman, John Burroughs. Four firms currently in discussion...
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