Articles tagged "Independent Financial Partners"


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LPL Financial clips wings of 20 top fund companies by asserting itself as 'gatekeeper' on newly launched DOL-proof 3.5% flat-commission mutual fund superstore

Using Labor Department as leverage, LPL cuts itself in as middleman between branded fund giants -- including Fidelity, Legg Mason and Putnam -- and its advisors' clients -- in exchange for semi-exclusive shelf space positioning

August 4, 2017 — 10:04 PM UTC

LPL Financial lets go of David Reich to pull its crucial $135-billion 401(k) division into a central service and branding sphere

The head of the unit exits amid advisor chatter that the hyper-channelization of LPL sometimes makes six phone calls necessary when one would do

June 26, 2017 — 9:34 PM UTC

LPL restores OSJ rights to $35-billion AUA super-rep that just kept growing during its three-year ordeal

By taking compliance back in-house, IFP slashes its $1 million compliance budget in half and gains a lost flexibility, according to founder Bill Hamm

July 11, 2016 — 6:12 PM UTC

How Bill Hamm is turning a $10 billion-plus loss of 401(k) assets into a revenue-neutral, neural-neutral experience

After cleaning up his compliance act with an LPL assist, the head of Independent Financial Partners is fighting back

April 10, 2015 — 7:48 PM UTC

As $160-billion CAPTRUST makes a snack of $10-billion Pensionmark, Fielding Miller accelerates his roll-up plans with a liberal structure

The Raleigh, N.C.-based firm's willingness to buy 49% reduces 'weird' and may set the stage for life as more of a 401(k) franchisor

April 6, 2015 — 4:02 PM UTC

An LPL super-client hits 'pause' on recruiting after an SEC inquiry and LPL is playing a parental role

Despite the scare, LPL stands by this OSJ and wants to support these explosive growers

March 15, 2013 — 5:47 PM UTC

LPL reaches hard-won agreement to rein in bonuses to big advisors that had proved to be overly generous

OSJs were riding high on incentive systems designed more for solo practices

November 2, 2012 — 4:54 AM UTC

What LPL's recruitment of a $2-billion beehive of NPC advisors says about its new sweet spot in the industry

Joe Russo's choice reframes LPL's identity from a conventional IBD to a central bureau that can serve the regional advisor-servicing companies in a growing number of instances

August 3, 2012 — 5:22 AM UTC

Amping up recruiting efforts, giant LPL firm grew its revenue by 300% in 2011

Independent Financial Partners has gotten so big that it's taking a bite out of LPL's business -- and LPL doesn't seem to mind

March 2, 2012 — 4:24 PM UTC
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