5707 Southwest Parkway
Austin, TX 78735
Clearing firm: National Financial Services LLC
No. advisers: 1,761
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||$38,013,886|
April 23, 2017 - Top 50 IBDs ranked by 2016 revenue Bubble view By group Table view Firm 2016 revenue ($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 $250 million in assets have joined forces to create an independent firm, The Strategic Wealth Management Group, based in Mansfield, Ohio. Three of the principals â€” Jeremy Swank, Rob Hassman and Greg Kibler â€” most...
January 22, 2017 - If past is prologue, 2017 should see a steady pace of independent broker-dealer consolidation and mergers and acquisitions. Last year saw transactions involving firms that house thousands of registered reps and financial advisers as the industry scrambled...
January 22, 2017 - The 2017 InvestmentNews independent-broker-dealer directory is based on information provided by 90 eligible firms. To be considered for future listings, contact INResearch@investmentnews.com. Visit InvestmentNews.com/bddata for more-complete profiles....
October 16, 2016 - Top-ranked firms by net change in AUM Firm Gained AUM($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...
July 29, 2016 - A team of advisers with nearly $1 billion in client assets has left Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc. to join Kestra Financial Inc. The Wiser Financial Group, based in Kalamazoo, Mich., specializes in retirement, wealth management, risk management...
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...
July 1, 2016 - Kestra Financial gives our independent financial advisors unmatched opportunities to grow their business through elite access, leading services, integrated technology and practice enrichment. Explore all of the industry leading and practice-enriching...
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...
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...
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