Kestra Financial, Inc
5707 Southwest Parkway Bldg 2 Suite 400
Austin, TX 78735
Clearing firm: Fidelity Clearing and Custody Solutions
No. advisers: 1,943
Year founded: 1996
Year end: Dec. 31
No. of retail offices: 656
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|No. of reps||1,943||1,876||1,712|
|No. of producing reps||1,335||1,339||1,321|
|No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year||493||460||458|
|Total revenues: Other||$47,303,985||$42,231,051||$44,704,384|
|Total account assets||$77,348,772,049||$75,838,884,141||$75,604,901,006|
|Total account assets: Other||$52,749,675,889||$52,221,338,546||$56,398,583,969|
|Average assets per rep||$39,808,941||$40,425,844||$44,161,741|
July 10, 2019 - Merkel Financial, a Columbus, Ohio-based independent firm managing $206 million, has switched affiliations. After 26 years with Principal Securities, Merkel has affiliated with Kestra Financial Inc. The firm is led by Michelle M. Merkel. (More: Top independent...
May 14, 2019 - A few years ago, the independent broker-dealer industry was supposed to be in its death throes. Margins were in sharp decline. Costs from technology and regulation, in particular the Department of Labor's dreaded fiduciary rule, were eroding profits....
February 25, 2019 - Kestra Financial Inc. has agreed to sell a majority stake in the firm to private-equity shop Warburg Pincus, the independent broker-dealer announced Monday morning. Stone Point Capital, the private-equity firm that currently holds a majority interest...
February 15, 2019 - Warburg Pincus is among the private equity managers interested in acquiring Kestra Financial Inc., according to two industry sources. Bids were due this week for the independent broker-dealer, and a sale could be announced within the next few weeks, according...
February 14, 2019 - Kestra Financial has been fined $225,000 and required to pay $1.9 million in restitution for overcharging more than 3,200 mutual fund investors over a nine-year period, Finra announced. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. reached a settlement...
January 23, 2019 - Regal Wealth Advisors, a hybrid firm managing $350 million, has switched its brokerage and advisory affiliations from Kestra Financial to LPL Financial. The firm's four financial advisers â€” Michael McCarthy, Andrew Pincus, Gregg Gottlieb and Fred DaVeiga...
December 14, 2018 - Kestra Financial Inc. is the latest large independent broker-dealer to be put up for sale and is currently being shopped around by its private equity parent, according to industry sources. Kestra was formerly known as NFP Advisors when it was owned by...
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