5707 Southwest Parkway Bldg 2 Suite 400
Austin, TX 78735
Clearing firm: National Financial Services LLC
No. advisers: 1,712
Year founded: 1996
Year end: Dec. 31
No. of retail offices: 656
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|No. of reps||1,712||1,761||1,760|
|No. of producing reps||1,321||1,383||1,393|
|No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year||458||469||433|
|Total revenues: Other||$44,704,384||$46,577,760||$23,565,777|
|Total account assets||$75,604,901,006||$70,371,925,699||$66,904,440,052|
|Total account assets: Other||$56,398,583,969||$53,685,905,593||$51,560,851,121|
|Average assets per rep||$44,161,741||$39,961,343||$38,013,886|
October 18, 2017 - Private equity investors have their eyes on the financial advice market, but there's a debate brewing among industry executives over the merits of using that private capital. "Here's a news flash, Charlie: the independent space has been discovered. Everyone...
August 10, 2017 - If LPL Financial Holdings Inc. acquires the four broker-dealers in the National Planning Holdings' network, the largest independent contractor broker-dealer could see earnings growth next year of 20%, according to Steven Chubak, an analyst at Nomura Securities....
August 9, 2017 - With speculation swirling about an imminent sale of the four National Planning Holdings Inc. broker-dealers, the network's CEO, Scott E. Romine, last week took the extraordinary step to send an email to the 3,500 reps and advisers affiliated with the...
August 8, 2017 - The market for independent broker-dealer mergers saw its second sizeable deal in as many weeks as Kestra Financial Inc. said Tuesday it had acquired a 600 rep and adviser firm owned by insurance company H. Beck Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed....
August 7, 2017 - CLEARING FIRMS Listed by reported number of broker-dealer clients Firm Phone/website # of clients % change vs. 2016 Contact Phone/email Pershing (800) 445-4467 714* -3.90% Michael Row (800) 445-4467 One Pershing Plaza, Jersey City, NJ 07399 pershing.com/who-we-serve/broker-dealers...
May 24, 2017 - Despite the regulatory pressure on financial advisers to transition to an entirely fee-based business, the hybrid model remains an important option to fully service high-net-worth and mass affluent clients. Hybrid advisers, also known as dually-registered...
April 23, 2017 - Top 50 IBDs ranked by 2016 revenue Bubble view By group Table view Firm 2016 revenue ($M) % change vs. 2015 2016 commission revenue ($M) % change vs. 2015 2016 fee revenue ($M) % change vs. 2015 2016 other revenue ($M) % change vs. 2015 1 LPL Financial...
March 22, 2017 - Five advisers who collectively manage $250 million in assets have joined forces to create an independent firm, The Strategic Wealth Management Group, based in Mansfield, Ohio. Three of the principals â€” Jeremy Swank, Rob Hassman and Greg Kibler â€” most...
January 22, 2017 - If past is prologue, 2017 should see a steady pace of independent broker-dealer consolidation and mergers and acquisitions. Last year saw transactions involving firms that house thousands of registered reps and financial advisers as the industry scrambled...
October 16, 2016 - Top-ranked firms by net change in AUM Firm Gained AUM($M) Lost AUM($M) Net change($M) Gained # of teams Lost # of teams Raymond James 9,768 300 9,468 14 1 6 Meridian 2,200 0 2,200 1 0 RBC Wealth Management 1,824 0 1,824 5 0 Stifel Nicolaus & Co. 1,445...
- N/A = Not available
- N/D = Not disclosed
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