New Hire Roundup: OppenheimerFunds Makes 3 Senior Hires
The PCAOB announced its new chief hearing officer, and Capstone Financial Group has hired Steve Lee to spearhead advisor recruitment and coaching.
LPL Holdings Lawsuit: No Change in Pac Life Access, CU Staff
LPL said it bought the three companies from Pacific Life in 2007 for nearly $100 million.
XTF Strikes Variable Universal Life Deal
Exchange-traded funds are showing up in new places. Life insurance companies are now incorporating ETF solutions as sub-account investment options in both variable life and...
Steady at the Helm
As Winston Churchill crisply summed up: "The question which we must ask ourselves is not whether we like or do not like what is going...
Watch LPL Grow
LPL Financial, the big independent broker/dealer, stamped its seal even more emphatically on the independent B/D universe, and ended speculation over the future of Pacific...
LPL to Buy Three PacLife BDs and Near the 10,000-FA Mark
After months of speculation, LPL Financial Services says it has reached a deal to acquire three of Pacific Life Insurance Company's broker-dealers: Mutual Service Corporation,...
LPL in Deal to Acquire Three Pacific Life Broker/Dealers
LPL Financial, the big independent broker/dealer, and Pacific Life Insurance Co. ended speculation about the future of Pacific Life's B/Ds by announcing a deal under which LPL would acquire three of PacLife's five B/Ds: Mutual Service Corp., based in West Palm Beach, Florida; Associated Financial Group of Los Angeles, and...
Mutual Service Corp's Poff to Retire
John Poff, the president and CEO of Mutual Service Corp. and the chair in 2006 of the Financial Services Institute, has announced his retirement from the broker/dealer.
Associated Securities Expands Its Sales, Geographic Mix
Associated Securities' President and CEO John Hurley has been with the Los Angeles-based independent firm for more than a year now. And, Hurley is pleased...