Securities America Wraps Up $2.5B Insurance Acquisition
The latest deal brings the IBD to more than 200 advisors and an OSJ that sells variable insurance products.
Triad Advisors Targets Smaller Reps With New RIA Platform
Program aims to support hybrid advisors looking to boost business and minimize regulatory headaches.
Ladenburg Thalmann Posts Huge Jump in Profits
Securities America and its other IBDs post sales of $188 million, announce hiring of additional recruiter.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q4 Earnings, 2013
Some of Wall Street's major players haven't been able to turn their results around, but others are putting their troubles behind them.
Securities America Sale: Final Price Could Be $220 Million; Big Retention Bonuses
Ladenburg Thalmann files 8-K; retention bonuses of 15% of yearly fees and commissions are being offered by the company, sources say.
Securities America Deal: ‘Huge Gamble’ for Advisors and Ladenburg, Experts Say
Recruiters are concerned that the deal will be good for Ameriprise but leave advisors in the cold, leaving them with uncertainty and lacking in better services and products.
Securities America Sale: ‘Amazingly Low Price,’ Expert Says
The news Wednesday that Ladenburg Thalmann is buying Securities America, for what some call a bargain price, resolves some issues for the IBD’s 1,700 advisors, but raises a good number of questions, as well, experts say.
Ladenburg Thalmann to Buy Securities America for $150 Million
Parent of IBDs Investacorp and Triad Advisors promises to keep troubled Securities America independent, and its management team intact.
Securities America Settlement May Speed Up Its Sale
A judge gives final approval of an $80 million class-action settlement; other suits could still emerge, experts say