vFinance Investments Inc.

vFinance Investments Inc.

A subsidiary of National Holdings Corp.

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1200 N. Federal Highway, Suite 400

Boca Raton, FL 33432

(561) 981-1000

vfinanceinvestments.com

Year founded: 1998

Year end: Sept. 30

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  • No. of reps, male
  • No. of reps, female
  • No. of producing reps, male
  • No. of producing reps, female
  • No. of reps producing $500K+ /year
  • No. of CFPs
  • No. of full-time employees
  • No. of fee-based advisers served
  • Average payout per rep, per year
  • Avg. annual production of top 20% reps
  • Total payout, per year
  • Cost of E&O insurance per rep, per year
  • Affiliation fees charged per rep, per year
  • Affiliation fee coverage
  • Securities revenues
  • Securities revenues: Stocks
  • Securities revenues: Bonds
  • Securities revenues: ETFs
  • Securities revenues: Other
  • Mutual fund revenues
  • Annuities revenues
  • Annuities revenues: Fixed
  • Annuities revenues: Variable
  • Annuities revenues: Other
  • Insurance revenue
  • Insurance revenues: Life
  • Insurance revenues: Disabilities
  • Insurance revenues: LTC
  • Insurance revenues: Other
  • Alternative revenues
  • Alternative revenues: Hedge funds
  • Alternative revenues: Managed futures
  • Alternative revenues: Private placements
  • Alternative revenues: REITs
  • Alternative revenues: Other
  • Other commission revenues
  • Fee revenues: Rep-managed accounts
  • Fee revenues: Firm-managed accounts
  • Fee revenues: Outside-managed accounts
  • Fee revenues: Other
  • Fee-based assets: Clearing firm
  • Fee-based assets: Advisory firm platforms
  • Fee-based assets: Third-party money managers
  • Fee-based assets: Other
  • Is the firm, or an affiliate of the firm, registered as an investment adviser with the SEC?
  • Allows an adviser to have his/her own RIA
  • RIA platform AUM
  • Offers robo-advisory platform?
  • If not, when plans to offer a robo-platform
  • Robo-advice services offered
  • How robo-platform developed
  • Charge for robo-advisory services?

For More Information

CEOWilliam Groeneveld
Recruiting ContactKellie Richards
(866) 682-4755
E-mail

Stephen Michals
(866) 682-4755
E-mail
Compliance ContactKay Johnson
206-343-6238
E-mail
Marketing ContactSue Yap
E-mail
Technology Operations ContactAndrew Anwaar
(561) 869-5261
E-mail

Technology

Social Media & Mobile
Allows advisers to use social mediaY
Social media sites allowedLinkedIn
Dedicated mobile application for advisers?N
Primary purpose of mobile application

National Holdings' acquisition of broker-dealer WFG Investments and its 200 advisers called off

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...

National Holdings Corp. acquires independent broker-dealer WFG Investments

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....

2017 to be year of independent broker-dealer mergers

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...

Securities America to acquire independent broker-dealer Foothill Securities

July 27, 2016 - Securities America Inc. has agreed to acquire rep-owned, independent broker-dealer Foothill Securities Inc., according to two industry sources. In May, Foothill Securities chairman John Burroughs said that Foothill, an adviser-owned firm with 220 registered...

National Holdings President Mark Goldwasser is leaving the firm

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...

LPL, Cambridge and others in 'serious' talks to buy Foothill Securities

May 10, 2016 - Foothill Securities Inc., an adviser-owned independent broker-dealer with 220 registered reps under its roof, is in “serious discussions” to be acquired by a larger firm, according to its chairman, John Burroughs. Four firms currently in discussion...

Biopharmaceutical Fortress Biotech to buy an independent broker-dealer

April 28, 2016 - Independent broker-dealer merger-and-acquisition activity continued its steady pace in 2016 as National Holdings Corp. said Thursday that it had reached an agreement to be acquired by Fortress Biotech Inc., a biopharmaceutical company that develops novel...

Independent B-Ds eager to see more M&A activity as Schorsch takes breather

March 28, 2014 - Even though nontraded-REIT czar Nicholas Schorsch appears to have taken a breather in his march to buy up independent broker-dealers, that doesn't mean that others in the industry aren't eager to see more deals get done. Indeed, one of the largest shareholders...

Is an acquisition of National Holdings Corp. imminent?

December 3, 2013 - Yet another publicly traded independent broker-dealer has recently seen an enormous increase in the trading of its shares and heady gains for the year in its stock price, leading some industry observers to wonder if another acquisition is imminent. National...

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