Cambridge Investment Research Inc.
1776 Pleasant Plain Road
Fairfield, IA 52556
Clearing firm: National Financial Services LLC, Pershing LLC
No. advisers: 3,956
No. franchises: 2,067
Year founded: 1981
Year end: Dec. 31
No. of retail offices: 2,149
Recruitment & Staffing
|No. of reps||3,956||3,738||3,495|
|No. of producing reps||3,175||3,005||2,821|
|No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year||1,369||1,290||1,186|
|Total revenues: Other||$82,086,994||$81,159,448||$68,711,065|
|Total account assets||$78,508,000,000||$69,560,000,000||$67,760,000,000|
|Total account assets: Other||$36,977,000,000||$31,685,000,000||$31,050,000,000|
|Average assets per rep||$21,002,675||$19,902,718||$20,082,988|
|Social Media & Mobile|
|Allows advisers to use social media||Y|
|Social media sites allowed||Facebook|
|Dedicated mobile application for advisers?||Y|
|Primary purpose of mobile application||—|
March 28, 2018 - While the wirehouses have dramatically pulled back in recruiting new brokers, broker-dealers that pay reps as independent contractors are spending like crazy to hire new talent. A key metric for broker-dealers when recruiting new brokers and advisers...
February 1, 2018 - LPL Financial Holdings Inc. reported Thursday that it was on track to hit its target of bringing over 70% of the revenue of National Planning Holdings, a company it acquired last year. In its fourth-quarter earnings report, LPL did not report how much...
November 16, 2017 - What regulatory issues should be on advisers' radar? Colleen Bell of Cambridge Investment Research and Lori Vinciguerra of Pershing offer their predictions and insights.
November 8, 2017 - A number of large teams in the National Planning Holdings adviser network have moved to rivals, but LPL Financial assured investors that in the initial phase of moving advisers from two of NPH's broker-dealers, it is on track to transfer 70% of adviser...
October 23, 2017 - Three key rivals of LPL Financial are scooping up advisers affiliated with the National Planning Holdings broker-dealers who annually generate $100 million in fees and revenues, known as gross dealer concession or GDC in the industry, according to industry...
September 15, 2017 - New research from InvestmentNews and Cambridge Investment Research shows how advisers can take a new approach to fees, M&A and succession planning to help accelerate the value of their services â€“ and ultimately their businesses. The following is an...
September 15, 2017 - New research from InvestmentNews and Cambridge Investment Research shows how advisers can take a new approach to fees, M&A and succession planning to help accelerate the value of their services Â– and ultimately their businesses.
August 25, 2017 - LPL Financial's acquisition this month of the National Planning Holdings Inc. network of four broker-dealers with 3,200 reps and advisers certainly has the independent broker-dealer industry abuzz, but transactions involving smaller broker-dealers are...
August 7, 2017 - CLEARING FIRMS Listed by reported number of broker-dealer clients Firm Phone/website # of clients % change vs. 2016 Contact Phone/email Pershing (800) 445-4467 714* -3.90% Michael Row (800) 445-4467 One Pershing Plaza, Jersey City, NJ 07399 pershing.com/who-we-serve/broker-dealers...
- N/A = Not available
- N/D = Not disclosed
- — = Information not available or not disclosed
All 2011-2016 recruitment and staffing data is as of Dec. 31 in the calendar year displayed. Prior year recruitment and staffing data is as of Sept. 30. All financial figures are for firms' year end, unless noted.
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